(IN BRIEF) Siemens Mobility has achieved the highest rating in the EcoVadis Sustainability Rating 2023, receiving a platinum certificate with a score of 81 out of 100 points. This places the company in the top 1 percent of assessed companies and positions it as a leader in the rail industry. Siemens Mobility’s progress in strategic sustainability areas including environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable value chains has contributed to this recognition. The company aims to become carbon neutral by 2030 and has already reduced carbon emissions by over 50% since 2014. Siemens Mobility’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in its focus on decarbonization, resource efficiency, and societal benefits through its rail solutions.
(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 17-Aug-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — “We are really proud of earning the highly coveted platinum designation in the EcoVadis Sustainability Rating 2023 and leading our industry,” said Michael Peter, the CEO of Siemens Mobility. “This honor recognizes our far-reaching commitment to sustainability. We not only supply our customers with leading and sustainable rail solutions, but have also dedicated ourselves to the goal of making our company carbon neutral by 2030.”
Andreas Mehlhorn, the Head of Sustainability at Siemens Mobility, added: “The honor from EcoVadis with the platinum medal serves as a real pat on the back for our holistic, business-centric sustainability management. By integrating solutions for our customers and implementing measures in our own company, we are creating added value related to decarbonization, resource efficiency and the societal use of railways. We are strengthening the competitiveness of our industry in the process.”
With the help of innovative solutions provided by Siemens Mobility, the company’s customers are successfully carrying out the climate and mobility transition while continuing to generate growth. The company combines the real and digital world and offers highly efficient rail vehicles, digitalized rail infrastructure, intermodal and turnkey solutions and services related to them Siemens Mobility also employs state-of-the-art alternative drive systems equipped with battery and hydrogen technologies.
Siemens Mobility intends to be carbon neutral by 2030 and has already reduced its carbon emissions by more than 50% compared with 2014. Green power is used completely at almost all of the company’s locations. Siemens Mobility also applies eco design principles and efficiently uses materials and energy along its entire supply chain to conserve resources.
EcoVadis is a platform that enables companies to evaluate the environmental and social performances of their suppliers around the world. Companies are assessed and evaluated in four areas: the environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. The methods and criteria being applied reflect the requirements of international corporate social responsibility standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the U.N. Global Compact and ISO 26000.
Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in intelligent transport solutions for more than 175 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio. Its core areas include rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, a comprehensive software portfolio, turnkey systems as well as related services. With digital products and solutions, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2022, which ended on September 30, 2022, Siemens Mobility posted revenue of €9.7 billion and had around 38,200 employees worldwide. Further information is available at: www.siemens.com/mobility.
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