Environment and energy

The Schaeffler Group supplies products and technologies that make mobility and industrial equipment eco-friendly and more efficient. As a leading technology company, the Group is also committed to developing internal processes that are as energy- and resource-efficient as possible, with a focus on continuously improving all environmental and energy-related processes. Climate protection is one of the focus areas of its sustainability targets: By 2040, the company will make the procurement of intermediates and raw materials climate-neutral. The company’s own production is to be climate-neutral by 2030.

The energy-efficient and eco-friendly processes of the Schaeffler Group contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals () “Clean Water and Sanitation” (SDG 6), “Affordable and Clean Energy” (SDG 7), “Responsible Consumption and Production” (SDG 12), and “Climate Action” (SDG 13). With five strategic targets in the areas of climate-neutral production and climate-neutral company, energy efficiency, renewable energies, and water withdrawal, the company promotes measures for climate and environmental protection throughout its value chain.

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.