Sustainable Value Report (SVR) 2013 demonstrates sustainability
throughout the value chain - for the first time as an interactive PDF
Munich. The BMW Group has published its tenth
Sustainable Value Report (SVR). The report highlights the
sustainability of the entire value chain and is available as an
interactive PDF for the very first time.
As the leading premium manufacturer in the automotive industry, the
BMW Group is a key player in shaping the future development of
sustainable personal mobility.
Highlights of the latest report:
• With BMW i the consequent step into a new dimension of
sustainable mobility has taken place.
• The CO2 emissions of the vehicle fleet were reduced compared to
the year 1995 by 37 percent to 133 g / km.
• The share of renewable electricity in total electricity supply
of the BMW Group has risen to 48 percent.
For many years, the BMW Group has held top positions in important
ratings. To strengthen its future viability, the BMW Group has set
itself further targets relating to products and their production.
One example: to reduce resource consumption during production by 45
percent per vehicle by 2020, compared with levels in 2006.
Since 2010, the facts and data presented in the BMW Group's
Sustainable Value Reports have been verified by an independent
auditor. The SVR also fulfils the highest standards set by the
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). It is designed to fulfil the
requirements of stakeholders and provide the information required by
This year the SVR is available as an interactive PDF for the very
first time – another example of the BMW Group saving resources such
as water, paper and reducing CO2 emissions.
The BMW Group is the leading premium manufacturer of automobiles
and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce
brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 28 production
and assembly facilities in 13 countries and has a global sales
network in more than 140 countries.
In 2013, the BMW Group sold around 1.963 million cars and 115,215
motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year
2012 was € 7.82 billion on revenues amounting to € 76.85 billion. As
of 31 December 2012, the BMW Group had a workforce of 105,876 employees.
The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term
thinking and responsible action.
The company has therefore established ecological and social
sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product
responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an
integral part of its strategy.