Our CR Strategy: Living up to Our Responsibilities

Our corporate responsibility strategy is our response to global challenges and megatrends — a response closely linked to our corporate strategy. Our initiatives here find concrete expression in four fields of action.

We continue to analyze the consequences of climate change, demographic trends, globalization, and urbanization, and are addressing their impacts on our markets. With our portfolio of products and services, we make a sustainable contribution to the fields of transportation and energy. We provide our customers with innovative solutions that meet their current needs and anticipate future challenges.

MAN principles of corporate responsibility

As we anchor corporate responsibility in all areas and at all levels of MAN, we are guided by our four corporate values as well as the following principles:

Employee awareness: Our employees live corporate responsibility in their day-to-day work and act as CR ambassadors.

Product responsibility: Given the nature of our product and service portfolio, we have a special responsibility towards people and the environment. Environmental protection and safety form integral parts of our CR strategy and CR Roadmap.

Stakeholder Dialog: Intensive dialog with our stakeholders helps us to understand their expectations and enables the continuous development of our CR strategy and CR Roadmap.

The CR strategy fields of action

Finalized in 2010, the CR strategy is part of MAN’s corporate strategy, which is aimed at achieving profitable international growth, technology leadership, customer orientation, and sustainable value creation. To put our CR strategy into practice, we have defined four fields of action:

Integration: This is the key to success when it comes to fully living up to our responsibility within the Company and in our business environment every day.

Economy:Operating in all key regions and product segments of our industry worldwide ensures MAN’s lasting success and creates added value for all our stakeholders.

Environment: By developing solutions that offer greater resource efficiency and safety, we enable the realization of sustainable transportation solutions and future-proof energy supplies.

People:Both demographic change and internationalization are driving the activities that position MAN as an attractive employer worldwide.

The MAN Executive Board signed off on the CR Roadmap. One key element is the implementation of MAN’s Climate Strategy, which sets concrete targets and is now being successively rolled out at all levels of our operations.

MAN’s Climate Strategy

Climate change is one of the most important global challenges faced by governments, businesses, and society – and by the Company as well. MAN has 30 production sites in 13 countries. These facilities consume raw materials and electricity and use resources to generate energy, causing CO2 emissions. We take our responsibility seriously: In 2011, we formulated a climate strategy that applies across the Group and set the goal of cutting CO2 emissions at MAN production sites by 25% (baseline: 2008) by 2020.

However, MAN’s greatest potential contribution to reducing global CO2 emissions lies in its product portfolio. We are actively participating in the development of a CO2 declaration system for heavy trucks, both within the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) as well as in direct cooperation with the political stakeholders. MAN is advocating a quantification system for CO2 emissions that is accessible to all and considers not only the engine or the tractor alone, but the vehicle as a whole. The aim is to improve transparency, thereby increasing market competition.

MAN’s Climate Strategy

MAN’s Climate Strategy

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To facilitate the implementation of our climate goals, we have defined five core initiatives which apply to our sites as well as to our products: reducing CO2 emissions at MAN sites; Consistently Efficient products and services; customer dialog; identifying potential for reducing CO2 emissions along the product life cycle; and using key performance indicators to manage the implementation of the Climate Strategy. The interim goals which have already been met are presented in the Progress Report on MAN’s MAN’s Climate Strategy.

MAN’s Climate Strategy — the first three years

We launched our Climate Strategy in 2010. Today we can point to many positive results and genuine successes, which we have classified below using our CR fields of action.

MAN’s Climate Strategy: Three successful years

MAN’s Climate Strategy: Three successful years

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