MAN Truck & Bus
The greater emphasis placed on the topic is also reflected in its direct assignment to the Executive Board at MAN Truck & Bus and in the transfer of the CR function to the Strategy function. Although the sus-tainability pillar focuses on decarbonization across the entire value chain, the Company’s social responsibility is another central aspect.
We want to make a positive contribution to society and to make it easy for our cus-tomers to live up to their responsibilities. Our vision is one of an MAN without greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions and without accidents on the road or in production. We aim to ensure that human beings and their well-being are at the center of everything MAN does. Our “Clean, Safe, Caring. Driving Responsible Transport.” motto sums up these endeavors.
We take responsibility along our entire value chain, focusing on five fields of action: responsibility for products, responsibility in production, responsibility in the supply chain, responsibility for people, and responsibility for society. This is MAN’s way of making a targeted contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015.
By developing safe and efficient transportation and energy solutions, we aim to reconcile the greatest possible economic benefits for our customers with aspects relating to environmental and climate protection. We take a holistic view of our product responsibility, looking at the entire product life cycle — from raw materials extraction through disposal. The focus is on the following aspects:
Climate change, pollution, and resource scarcity are relevant global challenges facing the production sector. State-of-the-art technology and our integrated management systems are helping us to reduce the environmental impact of our production activities. We use various levers to reduce CO2 emissions and help mitigate climate change. Our levels are:
The MAN Group’s procurement policy aims to optimize material costs, ensure security of supply, and reduce environmental and social risks in the relationship with suppliers. This is not only designed to increase our profitability, but also to strengthen various aspects of sustainability:
MAN intends to remain one of Europe’s leading players in the commercial vehicle industry in the future. In order to do so, it needs a workforce of qualified and motivated employees. It is our aim to offer our employees a safe and attractive working environment that lets them develop to their full potential. This is made possible by our values-based culture of diversity, openness, and transparency:
For MAN, there is a direct link between corporate responsibility and commercial success. In addition to responsible corporate governance and compliance with applicable laws, this also includes open dialogue with our stakeholders. Our corporate citizenship initiatives and MAN aid to refugees also enable us to make a lasting contribution to sustainable development.