Sustainability Information 2016
Practicing sustainability – in the interest of future generationsOur sustainability initiatives are an essential aspect of successfully implementing the Siemens Strategy Program Vision 2020. Our understanding of sustainability is fully based on our company values – responsible, excellent, innovative. At Siemens, we define sustainable development as the means to achieve profitable and long-term growth. In doing so, we, externally, align ourselves with the goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development while, internally, striving to balance people, environment and profit.
Business to Society
We want to generate lasting value for the societies, we are operating in. We generate this value through our Siemens portfolio, our local operations, our ingenuity and through our numerous initiatives a company committed to its social responsibility toward the community. As part of the Sustainability Program, Siemens has developed methodologies to assess and measure its impact on societies. We identify the goals important to the sustainable development of countries we operate in and seek to understand which goals the country has set itself. The findings of this analysis help us to address the topics that really matter to our stakeholder groups.
of our German sites use 100% green energy
tons of carbon dioxide reduction one year after launching Siemens’ CO2-neutral program
Euros savings expected annually from 2020 onwards as a result of investments in energy-efficiency projects