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    ESG Investment at Schneider Electric

    Increasing long-term performance through environmental, social and governance (ESG) actions

  • Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy

    Schneider Electric has developed an integrated offer of technologies and solutions supporting the transition to a more electric, digital, decarbonized, and decentralized energy. Sustainability is key to our business and to our operations across our value chain.

    Discover how sustainability is integrated in everything we do
  • Sustainable Development Goals

    We are committed to accomplish the 17 United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals by addressing the 5 sustainability megatrends through our core businesses and solutions.

    Find out more

The 5 pillars of our sustainability approach

  • Climate

    Schneider Electric announced end of Sept.19 that it is stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new actions: (1) accelerating its 2030 goal of carbon neutrality by demonstrating carbon neutrality in its extended ecosystem by 2025, bringing forward its objective by 5 years (2) achieving net-zero operational emissions by 2030 as part of validated SBT target and (3) engage with suppliers towards a net-zero supply chain by 2050.

    Find out how we measure our contribution to reduce our customers’ emissions
  • Circular economy

    We apply circular economy principles from energy management, to research & development, to end-of-life recycling programs. Our initiatives have been recognized by the Word Economic Forum, through the Circulars 2019 awards.

    Read « Read the press release on our contribution to circular economy
  • Ethics

    Schneider Electric rolls out best practices in business ethics. The Group is committed to implementing a human rights policy and broad program in accordance with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, including its value chain.

    Discover our Principles of Responsibility
  • Health & Equity

    Since 2015, a global employee well-being program has been deployed. It takes a holistic view of well-being including the four dimensions: Physical, Mental, Emotional and Social. In addition, the Group deploys an operating gender pay equity plan in all countries.

    Learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion politics
  • Development

    By 2025, Schneider Electric commits to facilitate access to lighting and communication to 50 million people with low-carbon solutions and to train 1 million underprivileged people in energy skills.

    Discover our Access to Energy program

Our short-term impact: Schneider Sustainability Impact

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    Discover Our Impact For nearly 15 years we have been following a clear action plan with a dashboard called Schneider Sustainability Impact. It is based on our 2050 vision with tangible deliverables updated every three years. Our CEO and CFO announce our results on a quarterly basis, together with the company’s financial results.

     > Discover Our Impacts

     > Download the report
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    Where are we today? After exceeding its 2020 Sustainability targets, Schneider Electric increases its commitments to promote circular economy and tackle climate change.

     > Read the press release

     > Download the non-financial results presentation

Resource center : dedicated investor events and documentation

Investor events around ESG

A strong governance set-up

Schneider Electric is a European company with a board of directors. The functions of the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer are carried out by Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire, who was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on April 25, 2013 and renewed on April 25, 2017. Mr. Leo Apotheker is the Vice-Chairman independent lead director. The board of directors shall determine the strategic orientation of the Company’s business in accordance with its social interest and while considering its social and environmental aspects, and oversee implementation thereof. It shall examine any and all matters related to the efficient operation of the business.
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SRI ratings: A long standing and competitive journey

Evaluations and awards underline external recognition of the Group’s sustainability programs and indicate the Company’s performance in its benchmark sector. Some non-exhaustive examples below:
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    The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes are compiled on the basis of wide-ranging surveys by Dow Jones Indexes in cooperation with SAM Group, covering 3 dimensions: Economic, Environmental and Social. They are recognized worldwide as an important set of indexes for sustainable corporate governance and award the best in class in each category.
    In 2018, Schneider Electric was part of the DJSI (Dow Jones Sustainability Index) World and Europe indices and was ranked second in its industry.

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    The Carbon Disclosure Project is an alliance of large institutional investors who teamed up with the aim of making companies' greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies transparent for the financial market. It is strongly related to other initiatives such as RE100, Science Based Targets, TCFD.
    In 2018, the Group on the Climate A list, and the only company in its industry to achieve an A rating for the 8th consecutive year.

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    The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards, including environmental, social and governance topics. Schneider Electric is part of the FTSE4Good Developed, Europe, FTSE Environmental Opportunities, and FTSE EO Energy Efficiency indices.

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    Vigeo Eiris index component stocks are the companies rated highest for control of corporate responsibility risk and contribution to sustainable development. Performance is measured by the Equitics® Rating System by Vigeo, covering 6 domains of assessment: Environment, Community Involvement, Business Behaviour, Human Rights, Corporate Governance and Human Resources. Schneider Electric is an industry leader (Electric Components & Equipment) at the highest level (Advanced).

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