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Robert Bosch GmbH

Social concerns and commitment are essential components of Bosch’s corporate guidelines. It goes without saying that the economic objectives of action are being brought into harmony with the social and ecological dimensions. The answers that Bosch gives to climate change are varied and long term. On the one hand, Bosch is trying internally to achieve corresponding savings with a CO2 reduction goal for the year 2020 and with various other measures, for example, in the building area. Bosch aims to further leverage its business fields. With a broad spectrum of technical solutions and technological innovations, the company can help its customers increase energy efficiency and exploit renewable energies.

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02/15/2016 | Social responsibility: Bosch is helping refugees

For two months, the aid organization Primavera e.V., a Bosch initiative, collected donations from associates for refugees in Europe. At the beginning of December, the Bosch board of management, the group works council, and the combined executives’ committee called on associates to make donations for refugees.

06/12/2014 | Bosch reduces the fuel consumption of coaches

Since the German railway's monopoly was lifted at the beginning of 2013, many routes within Germany can now be travelled affordably with coaches. Thanks to a new Bosch technology, some coach models have reduced their carbon footprint. Eco.Logic Motion reduces the fuel consumption of coaches, and thus helps protect the climate by preventing harmful emissions. 

04/14/2014 | Online tool from Bosch helps optimize the energy balance in buildings

To coincide with the energy efficiency campaign "Die Hauswende" by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Federal Ministry of Building, and various associations, Bosch Thermotechnik is providing its extensively revised home configurator at

09/27/2013 | Innovative Bosch products and solutions help save energy

Protecting the environment is an important pillar of Bosch business activities. In nearly all its divisions, the company is working on technologies and services that will make greater energy efficiency possible. Even today, Bosch generates more than 40 percent of its sales with technology and products that protect the environment and conserve resources.

06/07/2013 | Bosch publishes sustainability report 2012

The numerous activities and projects presented by Bosch in its latest sustainability report demonstrate that economic success and corporate responsibility are not mutually exclusive. The company uses the examples of climate protection regulations, environmentally compatible product design, active diversity management, and long-term support for higher education to highlight its key action areas last year.

10/31/2012 | Bosch Sustainability Report 2011 – Progress Report for UN Global Compact

In its current sustainability report, Robert Bosch GmbH documents its range of measures for a responsible corporate policy. Bosch uses the examples of conservation of resources, sustainable mobility solutions, diversity in the workplace, and commitment to education to highlight its key action areas.

The measures listed in the report represent the current focal points. All of the company's activities can be found at


Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.