Key figures overview
in EUR millions
Coverage rate of quality management systems2)
1) Patent applications concern first filings at the German Patent and Trademark Office (DPMA).
2) According to the scope of the Schaeffler Group’s management manual and valid certification rules.
Own greenhouse gas emissions3),
total in t CO2
total in GWh
Coverage rate for ISO 50001 certification5)
3) The calculation of greenhouse gas emissions is based on the emission factors of the VDA (2017) and the Probas database of the German Federal Environmental Agency. Emission sources covered: Scope 1 (natural gas, fuel oil, propane) and Scope 2 (electricity, district heating). Total of Scope 1, Scope 2 (market-based). The reduction is primarily due to the purchase of 100 % green electricity in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
4) Energy sources included: electricity, natural gas, district heating, propane, fuel oil, without the amount of electricity produced by the gas-powered CHP. Including photovoltaic electricity generated internally as of 2020.
5) Relating to employees on the production sites.
Response rate of surveyed suppliers on the
use of conflict minerals6), in %
Percentage of the purchasing
volume of production material
suppliers with SAQs7), in %
Coverage rate of certified smelters in the supply chain8)
6) Response rate of suppliers surveyed on the use of conflict minerals as defined under the Responsible Minerals Initiative. 2020 value checked in interim status in December 2020. 2019 figure adjusted compared to Sustainability Report 2019 in accordance with the regular survey period. Lower response rate in 2020 due to twice as many suppliers surveyed.
7) Self-Assessment-Questionnaire (SAQ).
8) Risk areas as defined in the RCOI. Survey period from March to February of the following year.
Accident rate (LTIR)9)
Coverage rate for ISO 4500110)
9) Measurement of Lost Time Injury Rate, LTIR = occupational accidents from one lost day per 1 million hours worked. Employees, including temporary staff, apprentices, and interns.
10) Relating to employees on the production sites.
Fields of action
The fight against climate change requires forwardlooking technologies that promote the switch to renewable energies and provide solutions for generating, transporting, storing, and efficiently using renewable energies. The Schaeffler Group takes a holistic approach to developing innovative …Customers and products field of action
The Schaeffler Group supplies products and technologies that make mobility and industrial equipment more eco-friendly and efficient. As a leading technology company, the Schaeffler Group is also committed to creating its own processes as energy-efficient, eco-friendly, and …Environment and energy field of action
Supplier management requirements have expanded beyond a globally connected world. Modern technologies are requiring raw materials that often come from unstable regions in the world. Climate change is also having an impact on supply chains …Suppliers and materials field of action
The employees of the Schaeffler Group are one of the most important pillars of its success. Their expertise, skills, dedication, and ingenuity ensure the continuous development of the company. In mutual interest, the Schaeffler Group supports the professional development of its workforce, …Employees and society field of action
Targets & Status
100 GWh cumulated annual efficiency gains through implementation of energy efficiency measures by 2024Show all strategic targets and measures
90 % of purchasing volume of production material from suppliers with sustainability self-assessments by 2022Show all strategic targets and measures
10 % average annual reduction of accident rate (LTIR) by 2024Show all strategic targets and measures
1) Interim target set for 2020 of 4.7 was exceeded.