Customers and products

The fight against climate change requires forward-looking 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 product solutions for the demands of the future – from climate-friendly energy generation and alternative drives to intelligent repair solutions and new mobility concepts. For example, Schaeffler Industrial increases energy efficiency in wind turbines with its low-friction bearings. Automotive Technologies develops alternative drive technologies that help reducing the average CO2 emissions of vehicles. Automotive Aftermarket solutions extend the life cycle of vehicles in accordance with the latest environmental standards. With its products and solutions, the company helps its customers to achieve their climate goals.

The products of the Schaeffler Group directly contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (). For example, energy chain products help to achieve the goal of “Affordable and Clean Energy” (SDG 7). Predictive maintenance and bearing solutions enable resilient and sustainable “Industries, Innovation and Infrastructure” (SDG 9). Technical innovations for electrically powered cars, scooters, eboards, and ebikes encourage the development of “Sustainable Cities and Communities” (SDG 11).

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.
Division of the Schaeffler Group that includes the business with customers in the mobility, production machinery, energy and raw materials, and aerospace sectors.