Sustainability at Daimler. Key figures

By sustainability, we mean creating lasting value for all stakeholder groups: for shareholders, customers and employees as well as for business partners and society as a whole.

We as a business enterprise stand up to our social and ecological responsibilities. We pursue a sustainable corporate strategy to its end. We are convinced that responsible business practice is crucial to long-term commercial success.

Climate protection and air quality

We are in the process of deriving specific targets for all of our business divisions regarding the reduction of our products’ CO2 emissions. These targets refer to the period until and will be binding on the Daimler Group worldwide. Cutting-edge technologies are enabling us to steadily reduce the pollutant emissions of our cars and commercial vehicles.

- 10 %

CO₂ emissions (Vans)

in the EU, 2014 - 2018, tank-to-wheel

- 44 %

CO₂ emissions (Cars)

in the EU, 2017 - 2021, tank-to-wheel

- 80 %

emissions of nitrogen oxides (Cars)

in real operating status by 2030 compared to 2015

- 80 %

emissions of nitrogen oxides (Vans)

in real operating status by 2030 compared to 2015

- 75 %

emissions of nitrogen oxides (Buses)

in real operating status by 2030 compared to 2015

- 60 %

emissions of nitrogen oxides (Trucks)

in real operating status by 2030 compared to 2015

Social responsibility

Through Daimler WeCare we aim to do our part as a globally operating company to promote social development all over the world. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. Through our social commitments, we want to make tangible contributions to the general good, together with our employees, at our locations all over the world.

4,461 socially beneficial projects worldwide

In 2018, we spent approximately €66 million on donations to non-profit institutions and the sponsorship of socially beneficial projects. This does not include our foundations or self-initiated projects.

631

North America

3,174

Europe

432

Asia

101

South America

48

Africa

75

Australia

Environmental protection

Since 2006, we publish various key figures on environmental protection on an annual basis. Our energy consumption, CO2 emissions or water consumption are just three examples. The key figure overview can be filtered individually and displayed as a diagram.

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