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We protect the environment and the society!

Since more than 40 years, the global demand for natural resources is more than the amount that the world can substitute. It is not possible to continue our existence by taking more than we have give.
Within our sustainable and inclusive growth approach, we protect the world while protecting the society. We reduce our carbon footprint; we create a sustainable supply chain; we use technology in the most efficient way and we empower people and our sphere of influence with our intelligent products.

We reduce

our environmental footprint

Within our transparent, environment
friendly, resource efficient and
responsible approach,
our aim is to
reduce our carbon
emissions by 15%
per million USD
worth added
value by 2022.
Environment Working Group Goals
We produce
more efficiently
  • At Vestel Electronicswe aim to provide "World Class Manufacturing" by 2020.
  • At Kortekswe produce sustainably from raw material procurement to factory exit. We calculate the environmental impact of our products. We conduct Product Life Cycle Analysis.
We consume
  • With the energy efficiency projects, we have carried out in 2016, we saved 15.140 MWh and 2.5 million TL at Vestel; and 1.500 MWh of energy in our textile companies.
  • At Zorlu Energy, we achieve high efficiency in energy and natural resource utilization by establishing efficient power plants with advanced technology, we calculate our carbon and water footprints.
  • Our central building Levent 199 holds a "LEED Gold Certificate".
  • At Korteks, we saved 100.000 m3 and 450.000 TL in 2016 with our water management systems.
  • We focus on projects that will increase waste reduction and recycling. At Zorlu Tekstil, in 2016, we recycled 8.765 kg waste fiber. At Vestel, we saved 2 million TL with innovative waste management projects.
We support
renewable energy
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We invest in renewable energy sources.
78% of the total installed capacity of Zorlu Energy’s power plants in Turkey, are based on renewable energy sources.

We continuously improve

our supply chain

We are not only responsible for ourselves.

According to a CDP Report, the global supply chain causes four times more emissions than direct operations.

As a company, we are not alone in our responsibility for the environmental and social impact we create.

Supply Chain Working Group Goals
8.200'den fazla tedarikçi

We promote responsible consumption and production awareness among our over 8.200 suppliers and business partners that are involved in our products and services before they reach you.

Zorlu Holding Supply Chain Principles
At Vestel Electronics,
we subject all our suppliers
to social and environmental
At Vestel White Goods,
we provide training to supplier
employees to reduce quality
and production mistakes.
As Zorluteks, we produce in Cotton Made in Africa
(CmiA) and Better Cotton (BCI) standards which
aim for responsible, ethical and sustainable
cotton production.
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We invest in

smart industries

We focus on investments that will start transformation in the industry.
Our goal is to be among the frontrunners of the
global innovation economy of the future.
R&D and Innovation Working Group Goals

AR-GE harcama yoğunluğunu %50 arttıracağız.
Smart Production
in Zorlu Group
We increased the use of automation and robots in our Vestel Manisa factory. We use our own software and design for robotic production. Our goal is to become the first company with Smart Factories in Turkey.
At Korteks and Zorluteks, we increase our productivity with minimum errors with the latest technologies from design to production, from order to delivery.
See our Clean Production Approach Project
Smart transportation

We support the facilitation and extension of electric vehicle experience through the charging stations established along intercity roads, at houses and workplaces with ZES, the most widespread network of quick charging stations across Turkey.
We make effective use of our resources and support circular economy via our vehicles available for hourly rent through Electrip, the first electric car-sharing fleet of Turkey.
Smart Home Systems
Smart Home Technologies
We continue to invest in smart home technologies. With intelligent home systems, we save between 10-30% in heat energy and up to 30% electricity consumption.
Smart Buildings
Our smart buildings Levent 199 and Zorlu Center have LEED Gold Certification and accordingly use energy efficient glass coatings and systems with heat-recovery climate-saving systems.

We develop

sustainable products

We develop innovative, efficient and environmentally friendly products

We combat climate change covering our entire value chain.

We aim to raise customer satisfaction with sustainable products and services.

Detailed information

See our Sustainability Project in Geothermal Energy
Our goal is to increase our sustainable product sales by 50%.
We design white goods which reduce the environmental footprint of our costumers, saving water and energy
  • %70
    Our washing machines consume less than 50% of the market average, consuming 70% less energy than the A+++ energy class.
  • %15
    Our refrigerators are 15% more efficient than the A+++ energy class.
  • %20
    Our dishwashers consume 20% less energy.
  • %50
    Our ovens consume 50% less energy than A class.
We aim to reduce the footprint of our customers with nano applications in textiles
  • Self-Cleaning Roller Blinds
    We are reducing the need for water and detergent.
  • Our light and heat insulated curtains
    and our iron-free products reduce energy consumption.
  • LED curtains
    With our technological goods such as, QR Coded Linens, UV resistant polyester yarns, we embed technology in daily life.