In January, Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced the acceleration of its sustainability strategy by setting ambitious targets for 2025, which will deliver on six long-term commitments related to climate, resources, trust, equal opportunities, generations, and local communities.
Three months on, the Schneider Sustainability Impact (SSI) 2021-2025 program is well underway to deliver on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, and the wheels are in motion to go further through both global initiatives and new local targets which demonstrate how Schneider sustainably manages its own operations and supply chain, while helping its customers and partners reach their climate and sustainability goals.
In keeping with the recent recognition as the world's most sustainable corporation by Corporate Knights, and building on 15 years' leadership in the field, Schneider's latest sustainability program further empowers its local teams, across the 100+ countries in which it operates, to address both challenges and opportunities for the markets and communities they serve.
Examples of local projects so far include:
"This kick-off phase is crucial to deliver on our global and local sustainability objectives," said Olivier Blum, Schneider Electric's Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer. "We have high expectations and are excited to get started on our journey towards a low-carbon and inclusive society."
Detailed results and highlights of the SSI program are presented in the quarterly report, which includes the following overview:
SOURCE: Schneider Electric Canada Inc.