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A message from our Chairman and CEO

"Our mission is to be your digital partner for efficiency and sustainability"


Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Key performance indicators

2020 has been a signature year with intensive and agile execution ending with a record high Gross Margin and Free Cash Flow while maintaining the same profit margin level as the previous non-crisis year. 

To be future ready, the Group accelerated its transformational acquisitions in both business portfolios and presence in India, with a step-change in sustainability, and focused investment in innovation, services, and cybersecurity. The-step change seen in customer adoption of digitization and sustainability accelerated and supported the software and services growth, despite lockdowns. 

The Group remains committed to its strategic priorities of more products, more software, more services, and more sustainability

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Business highlights

January 2020

On the opening day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Schneider Electric was ranked in Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “A-List”.

February 2020

As part of EV100, Schneider Electric pledged to switch its 14,000-car fleet to electric by 2030. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure and EcoStruxure™ e-mobility solutions will also be installed in the Group’s flagship sites.
Air Liquide Medical System's Respirator

March 2020

As part of a French industrial COVID-19 taskforce, Schneider Electric's supply chain experts took up the challenge to increase production of Air Liquide Medical System’s respirators and deliver 10,000 in 50 days.

April 2020

Schneider Electric Foundation’s Tomorrow Rising Fund mobilized employees, customers, and partners and supported 74 local projects in 67 countries and touching the lives of 1.5 million people.

June 2020

Schneider Electric ranked fourth in Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25 recognizing the Group’s supply chain transformation and its business, financial and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance.

July 2020

Schneider Electric successfully completed the voluntary public takeover of RIB Software to expand its capabilities in building life cycle digitization.

August 2020

Schneider Electric acquired ProLeiT, enhancing the Group offering in consumer-packaged goods.

August 2020

The Schneider Electric India Private Ltd entity was born from Larsen & Toubro’s Electrical & Automation and Schneider’s Low Voltage & Industrial Automation businesses and confirmed its ambition as India’s innovation and manufacturing hub, serving new economies.
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August 2020

AVEVA announced a transformative deal to acquire OSIsoft, a global leader in real-time industrial operational data software and services, to combine and create a leading Industrial Internet of Things portfolio.

September 2020

Schneider’s 60-year old factory in Lexington, Kentucky (USA) joined the World Economic Forum’s Advanced Lighthouse Network, as a showcase of digitally transformed manufacturing and production, saving energy, and water resources, cutting CO2 emissions and reducing unplanned machine downtime.

October 2020

Schneider Electric published its biodiversity footprint report using the Global Biodiversity Score tool developed by CDC Biodiversité, and to identify ways to protect and restore biodiversity.
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November 2020

Schneider Electric’s ESG-focused Investor Day highlighted how the Group focuses on all its stakeholders and on circularity, biodiversity, governance, and social values for long-term value creation.

November 2020

Schneider Electric launched the first sustainability-linked convertible bond, tying its performance in three sustainability KPIs to investor returns.

November 2020

Schneider Electric announced strategic transactions to enhance Energy Management’s software portfolio, including minority investment in Planon for Integrated Workplace Management and a proposed investment in ETAP to design, model, simulate and optimize critical power systems with digital twins.

December 2020

Schneider Electric was selected among 2020’s Top 25 Corporate Startup Stars, in recognition of the world’s most active corporates working with startups and developing best practices in corporate-startup collaboration.

Strategy: Executing on our growth commitments

2020 progress

We delivered efficiencies for our customers:
  • During the COVID-19 crisis, Schneider Electric was recognized as mission-critical in over 90 countries, ensuring that hospitals, grids, water, food and beverage and cold chain installations and mission-critical infrastructure were running and able to adapt to the new reality.
  • During lockdowns, we continued to service critical infrastructure thanks to field services teams and remote monitoring capabilities.
We innovated in sustainability with:
  • Unique SM AirSeT switchgear to avoid using SF6, the greenhouse gas commonly found in electrical equipment.
  • Launch of GreenStruxure with Huck Capital to deliver renewable Energy-as-a-Service contracts for buildings.
  • Strategic venture with Verkor in France, to accelerate European battery cell production.
  • Green Premium program and c.72% of our business labeled as Green Revenues.

2021 priorities

  • Continue to accompany our customers across the whole life cycle of their assets, portfolios, and installations.
  • Focus on delivering our full value proposition to support the future of buildings, homes, data centers, industries, infrastructure, and grid.
  • Scale up growth with sustainability and prosumer technologies.

Sustainability

Resolutely determined to contribute to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Schneider Electric’s innovative solutions aim to overcome the energy paradox: balancing the need to reduce the planet’s carbon footprint with the inalienable human right to quality energy and access to digital.
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Downloads

Download the full Schneider Electric 2020 Universal Registration Document or simply choose from the individual sections.
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