Schneider Electric moves forward with its sustainability impact targets, mobilizing support from employees, partners and customers

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 30, 2021 /CNW/ – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets. Schneider Electric, named as the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021 by the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index, announced the acceleration of its sustainability strategy in January, aligned to its commitments regarding climate, resources, trust, equal opportunities, generations, and local communities.

Since then, the Group has successfully launched The Zero Carbon Project, its initiative to halve carbon emissions of its top supply chain partners by 2025, a call to action already joined by 91% of them. By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation of each of its 1,000 partners, the Group will sharply reduce its Scope 3 emissions. 917 suppliers have now been trained and are ready to drive climate action as part of this project.

As the digital partner for efficiency and sustainability, Schneider Electric also continues to support its customers in attaining their own sustainability goals, with digital innovation and solutions. The Roca Group has recently opted for Schneider Electric’s climate change consulting services to accelerate their transformation. Since 2018, Schneider has helped its customers save and avoid 302 million tons of CO2 emissions.

“A successful sustainability program can only be built on trust and engagement.” said Olivier Blum, Schneider Electric’s Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer. “It’s very encouraging to see such a high-level mobilization from our supply chain partners in our decarbonization journey, as well as that of our customers and employees – all of whom count on our unique expertise and experience in this field.”

With regards to local initiatives, 100% of Schneider Electric’s country and zone presidents have identified and established all their local targets for 2025, confirming strong engagement and commitment from around  the globe to deliver always more meaningful sustainability impact.

Detailed results and highlights of the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) program are presented in the quarterly report.

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Find out more on Schneider Sustainability Impact, results and highlights:

  • Q2 2021 Schneider Sustainability Impact report
  • Q2 2021 Financial and Extra-financial document

Schneider Electric’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG):

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  • Sustainability Disclosure Dashboard 2020

Latest Schneider Electric’s Sustainability awards and rankings:

  • Schneider Electric Earns Top Project of the Year Award from Environment + Energy Leader for Supply Chain Initiative
  • Schneider named as the Best Global Sustainable Supply Chain Organization at the Global Sustainable Supply Chain Summit in June 2021
  • Schneider Electric ranked 4th in Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chain Award

About Schneider Electric

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On.

Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency.

We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries.

We are the most local of global companies. We are advocates of open standards and partnership ecosystems that are passionate about our shared Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

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