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Sustainability over the entire value chain is connected with the success of the BMW Group and is a trend-setting principle of its corporate strategy. For this reason, the sustainability strategy is continuously being further developed. Sustainable business principles have been firmly established as an enterprise goal on the basis of a balanced scorecard at Group level since 2009. A current focus includes the further development of sustainable individual mobility concepts and resource-conserving production. The Sustainability Report provides extensive information about the core themes of product responsibility, environmental protection, employees and social commitment.

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09/13/2012 | BMW Group once again sector leader in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

  • World’s most sustainable automotive company for eighth consecutive year

    The BMW Group has been named the world’s most sustainable automotive company for the eighth consecutive year in the ranking published today by the SAM Group for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Among the three automotive industry enterprises listed each year, the BMW Group is the only one to feature in the renowned index every year for the past 14 years.

09/12/2012 | Carbon Disclosure Project recognises BMW Group for transparency and achievement in its climate protection activities

The BMW Group achieved its best ever result in the Global 500 ranking of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) published today. Scoring 99 out of a possible 100 points, the company is Sector Leader, underscoring its leading position as the most sustainable automotive manufacturer in the world. In addition, the BMW Group ranks among the Top 3 of all participating companies worldwide.


Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.