Shaping the climate-neutral mobility of the future
In line with the company´s purpose and corporate values, Webasto is shaping the climate-neutral mobility of the future with its innovative drive, expertise and global network. In doing so, environmentally and socially responsible management is explicitly not based on short-term profit maximization, but on long-term strategies and value generation.
Customer & products
With passion for technology and innovation, the company is continuously expanding its range of products in the area of electromobility.
Webasto works closely with almost all automotive manufacturers worldwide and has a thorough knowledge of industry standards, requirements, markets and trends.
The automotive industry is currently undergoing a major transition due to emerging ambitious international, European and national climate targets that are accelerating the shift toward electric motors and zero-emission mobility.
- Climate-friendly mobility
- Green loan for battery R&D
- Future innovations
- Lightweight solutions
- Solar roof expertise
Customer & product-related goals
The Group's commitment to sustainable mobility is reflected in the current targets relating to its product portfolio:
Purchasing & supply chain
In the area of purchasing the mission is to achieve cost efficiency, reliable quality and timely delivery over the entire supply chain.
The company particulary strives to build a sustainable and ethical supply chain and establish clear social and environmental responsibility requirements for suppliers.
Defined processes for purchasing ensure suppliers are certified to meet environmental protection standards.
- Supply chain transparency
- Supplier Code of Conduct
- Supplier network
- Supplier playbook
- Whistleblower system
Purchasing & supply chain goals
Climate & environment
Intensifying climate change presents both opportunities and risks for Webasto. The ambition to create solutions for sustainable mobility is anchored throughout the company.
Webasto is convinced that the strong demand for its products will continue in view of the accelerating trend towards alternative drive technologies.
On the other hand, manufacturing the products and carrying out business operations are undeniably resource and energy intensive. Therefore, Webasto production sites and own operations have a substantial environmental impact. Aware of this Webasto is prepared to take responsibility for it.
- Climate achievements
- Green electricity
- Photovoltaic System
Climate & environment goals
*All carbon reduction targets are in line with the SBTi framework and refer to the base year 2021.
Employees & workplace
Webasto is convinced that success begins with its employees. The multicultural, global workforce is bound together by the company´s corporate values, that prioritize collaboration, open-mindedness and mutual respect. With a holistic view, the Group creates an environment that enables all employees to contribute to the sustainable future of their employer.
The globally positioned supplier sees its workforce, which is diverse in every respect, as key to creating innovative products for its global markets and a fundamental understanding of its customers. As a result, the company has a responsibility to providing equal opportunities for everyone and foster an environment in which its employees can grow.
- High engagement
- Top employer
- Global academy
Employees & workplace goals
Society & engagement
Since its foundation in 1901, Webasto has always believed that business activities should be socially responsible, and society should benefit from successful business.
In contributing to climate-friendly mobility, Webasto combines both aspects. The establishment of the Webasto Foundation in 2019 is further proof of the company´s commitment to social responsibility.
Society & engagement goals
Sustainability Report 2022
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Sustainability Report 2021
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Social & Environmental Principles Policy
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Information Security Policy
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Occupational Health and Safety Policy
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