BMW Group once again zone personality in a Dow Jones Sustainability Index. World’s many tolerable automotive association in 2016.

Posted on 08. Sep, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich, 8 Sep 2016.
The BMW Group has
once again been named a world’s many tolerable automotive company
in a rating published now by RobecoSAM AG for a Dow Jones
Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). The BMW Group is also a only
one of a 3 vehicle manufacturers listed to underline in the
eminent index each year given 1999.


“The BMW Group is celebrating a 100th anniversary this year. For
us, sustainability is an critical partial of a temperament and our
strategy. We have achieved a good understanding in new years and
continue to set ourselves petrify goals for a future. We are
gay to be named zone personality once again in a Dow Jones
Sustainability Index. This shows that a activities continue to have
an impact and we are on a right track,” according to Ursula Mathar,
conduct of Sustainability and Environmental Protection during BMW AG.


Sustainability is resolutely embedded in a BMW Group’s enlightenment and
corporate strategy. In 2001, a BMW Group committed itself to the
United Nations Environment Programme, a UN Global Compact and the
Cleaner Production Declaration. It was also a initial association in the
automotive attention to designate an environmental officer behind in 1973.
Today, a Sustainability Board, comprising all members of a Board
of Management, defines a vital fixing by contracting targets.


The BMW Group adopts an holistic approach, implementing
sustainability via a value chain. In serve to reducing
CO2 emissions, a plan also focuses on achieving continuous
swell in areas such as corporate environmental protection, supply
sequence sustainability, worker course and amicable commitment.


Between 1995 and 2015, a BMW Group succeeded in shortening the
CO2 emissions of a new vehicles sole in Europe (EU 28) by 40 per
cent. In 2015, a normal CO2 glimmer opposite Europe (EU28) stood
during 127 g/km and worldwide 147 g/km. Systematic enlargement of
choice expostulate trains in a BMW fleet, sum with innovative
mobility services have done a poignant grant to this


Since Jul 2016, a BMW Group choice has enclosed 7 models that
are possibly all-electric, like a BMW i3, or mix a conventional
engine with an electric engine as a plug-in hybrid. This signals the
company’s transparent joining to tolerable mobility.


The BMW Group aims to be a personality in a use of renewable energy
in prolongation and value creation. 58 per cent of a electricity
purchased by BMW Group worldwide already comes from renewable
sources. The association operates 4 breeze turbines during a Leipzig
site, for example, that exclusively supply appetite for prolongation of
a BMW i3 and BMW i8. Its American plant in Spartanburg, South
Carolina, uses methane gas from a circuitously landfill to beget adult to
50 per cent of a energy indispensable for production.


In 2015, a BMW Group also became a initial automobile
manufacturer in Europe to use a 40-ton electric lorry for
transporting materials on open roads.


A serve thought of a BMW Group is to significantly increase
clarity and apparatus potency via a supply sequence by
2020. In this connection, around 1,900 retailer locations were
evaluated for a initial time regulating an industry-specific
sustainability petition in 2015. These evaluations are
achieved for all nominated, intensity and active retailer locations.


Further preparation and training of employees stays another top
priority for a BMW Group. In 2015, a BMW Group invested a sum of
€ 352 million in serve preparation and training programmes. The
association also hired some-more than 1,500 apprentices worldwide. Around 4,700
immature people are now enrolled in vocational training and talent
growth programmes during a BMW Group, including some-more than 3,800 in Germany.


The BMW Group has also been concerned in compelling intercultural
exchange, both within and outward a company, for many years. In
and with a UN Alliance of Civilisations, a BMW Group
presents a Intercultural Innovation Award to model projects in
this field.


The BMW Group is also compelling sell between refugees classed as
unparalleled minors, internal girl and BMW employees by the
community plan “Lifetalk” during a Munich plant. The aim of the
beginning is to give immature people a improved thought of probable career paths.



If we have any questions, greatfully contact:


BMW Group Corporate Communications


Kai Zöbelein

Sustainability Communications

Telephone: +49 (0)89 382-21170



Andreas Klugescheid

Head of Governmental and External Affairs Management, Sustainability Communications

Telephone: +49 (0)89 382-23661




The BMW Group


With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group is the
world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.


In 2015, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.247 million cars and
scarcely 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for the
financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues
amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 Dec 2015, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 122,244 employees.


The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.







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