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BMW Group during UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn 2017. New appetite plan for CO2-free production. Strong joining to meridian protection.

Bonn/Munich, 14 Nov 2017. On a arise of the
UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, a BMW Group announced
poignant innovations in a appetite strategy. As of 2020, the
association will source usually electricity from renewable sources worldwide.
The BMW Group so takes a poignant step closer to a long-term
idea of CO2-free production. At a finish of 2016, a share of
electricity from renewable sources during a BMW Group was 63% worldwide.


The partnership between a UN Climate Change Conferences and a BMW
Group dates behind to 1992. After participating in prior climate
conferences – or COPs – in Lima, Paris and Marrakesh, a BMW Group
will once again play an active partial during COP 23. This year, the
contention will be presided over by a Government of Fiji and take
place during a UN Campus in Bonn in Germany, from 6 to 17 Nov 2017.


Sustainable Innovation Forum 2017

At COP23, a BMW Group will be benefaction in opposite events and
formats, contributing both procedure and imagination to talks and
presentations on tolerable development. Most notably, a BMW Group
once again assumes a purpose as title unite of a Sustainable
Innovation Forums on 13 and 14 Nov 2017. For many years, the
Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF) has been a premier sustainability
eventuality during UN COP, providing heading stakeholders from a political
arena, business universe and multitude with a height to plead the
hurdles of tolerable development.


Focus on decarbonization

On Day 1 of a conference, a bulletin will concentration on the
decarbonization of a ride sector. Keynote orator for the
Sustainable Innovation Forum will be Markus Duesmann, Member of the
Management Board of BMW AG, Purchasing and Supplier Network: “The BMW
Group has prolonged been a partner of a UN Climate Change Conference and
an active creation personality in a margin of sustainability.
Decarbonization is a vital thesis in a sustainability discourse, and
for a automotive attention it is and will continue to be a top
priority. When it comes to tolerable responsibility, we cruise the
whole value chain, from purchasing and prolongation to a product and
a mobility services as a extensive complement of lifecycles. Today,
we already obtain 63% of a purchased electricity from renewable
energies. And I’m unapproachable to announce currently that a new idea for the
year 2020 will be 100%!”


Dr. Thomas Becker, Vice President of Government Affairs BMW Group,
will attend in a row contention about new approaches in
tolerable and fit ride solutions, innovative business
models of new mobility services, as good as a destiny and the
hurdles of e-mobility. Moderated by Nik Gowing (BBC), a panel
also includes Dr. Philipp Rode from a London School of Economics and
Hon. George Heyman, Minister of Environment of British Columbia,
Canada: “With a tellurian boost of electric and hybrid cars, we will
need to answer a doubt of how to confederate these vehicles into
a appetite supply networks. With a e-mobility solutions, a BMW
Group creates a some-more than poignant grant to decarbonizing the
industry: new business models will make e-mobility an fundamental element
of a some-more flexible, integrated appetite system.”


Furthermore, in a discussions with lawmakers and business leaders
as good as NGOs, member of a BMW Group will disciple the
significance of implementing a Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Ursula Mathar, a BMW Group’s Head of Sustainability and
Environmental Protection: “We strongly trust that, together with
governments, other companies and member of a society, we
can have a certain impact in reaching a Sustainable Development
Goals. Discussing a SDGs with several stakeholders during the
Sustainable Innovation Forum is one of a tip priorities.”


Comprehensive sustainability plan of a BMW Group

The BMW Group takes a extensive proceed to sustainability,
covering not usually a products though a whole value chain. This way,
sustainability becomes claim for particular mobility and its
open acceptance. The BMW Group exemplifies a bargain of
sustainability by implementing a 10 beliefs of a United
Nation’s Global Compact and by ancillary a United Nation’s
Sustainable Development Goals.


New sustainability newsletter

An essential member of tolerable government for a BMW Group is
a persisting discourse with a stakeholders opposite a globe.
Intensive sell contributes to a serve growth of the
sustainability plan of a BMW Group. Besides discourse formats in
North America, Europe and Asia, a BMW Group is formulating a new
height for complete sell in a form of a sustainability
newsletter. As of 21 Nov 2017, meddlesome stakeholders can catch
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Sustainability Communications

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The BMW Group


With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
As a tellurian company, a BMW Group operates 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than
140 countries.


In 2016, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.367 million cars and
145,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation was approximately
€ 9.67 billion on revenues amounting to € 94.16 billion. As of 31
Dec 2016, a BMW Group had a workforce of 124,729 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.