Sustainability is about the capacity to endure
Sustainability is an integral and fundamental element of ElringKlinger’s corporate strategy. As a supplier to the automotive industry, our company is playing a pioneering role in eco-friendly mobility and is committed to long-term investment in the development of green technologies for a sustainable future. With a clearly defined portfolio centered on this vision, the majority of ElringKlinger products used in engine, transmission and exhaust tract applications as well as in the area of e-mobility are already making a sizeable contribution to the reduction of carbon dioxides, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons. Applying efficient, resource-friendly manufacturing methods, ElringKlinger is also fully committed to the protection of the environment at an operational level.
In total, around 9,600 high-caliber employees at 49 sites (as of December 31, 2017) worldwide provide the basis for the Group's success well into the future. ElringKlinger is fully aware of its corporate responsibilities towards its employees, customers, business partners, shareholders and the communities in which it operates – because sustainability is about the capacity to endure.
Macroeconomic trends affect the general business of ElringKlinger and determine day-to-day activity. They also define the spheres of activity that contribute to sustainable development. Over the following pages, the Group will outline the ways in which ElringKlinger is strategically addressing this theme in its day-to-day business activity.