Employees and society

The Schaeffler Group’s employees are one of the most important pillars of its success. Their expertise, their skills, their dedication, and their ingenuity ensure the continuous development of the company and thereby contribute significantly to its current and future success. In mutual interest, the Schaeffler Group supports the professional development of its employees from apprentices to specialists and executives, aims to ensure effective occupational health and safety and to promote diversity in its workforce. The Group offers them fair, performance-based payment and retirement plans and helps them to achieve work-life balance through flexible working hours. The HR strategy and the associated Roadmap 2020 with the strategic initiatives of the Human Resources (HR) department form the basis of HR work. This is based on the five pillars Employer Branding & Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership & Corporate Values, Training & Learning, and Sustainability, Environment, Health & Safety. The overarching focus topics are Diversity, Strategic Workforce Planning, and Digitalization.

In addition, the Schaeffler Group is committed to the well-being of society in the areas surrounding its many sites according to the “global company with local presence throughout the world” principle.

The Schaeffler Group’s commitment to its employees and society contributes in many ways to achieving the . This applies in particular to “Good health and well-being for all” (SDG 3), “Education for all” (SDG 4), and “Gender equality” (SDG 5).

SDG overview

Abbreviation of “Sustainable Development Goals”: The United Nations’ 17 goals for sustainable development, intended to help secure sustainable development on the economic, social, and ecological level.