Jan Rabe, Siemens' Sustainability Director, Makes Business Case for Going Climate Neutral by 2030

From Climate Week 2015 Panel, NYC
Oct 30, 2015 8:15 AM ET
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"There is a profitable business case for total decarbonization", Jan Rabe, Siemens' Sustainability Director, says at a Climate Week NYC panel, and explains why Siemens has set out to become climate neutral by 2030. The commitment towards a a net-zero carbon footprint, “...is not only good for the environment, for people, for customers - but also good in the end for the bottom line.”

To read more about Jan Rabe's panel discussion during Climate Week 2015, click here.

To read more about Siemens' Climate Neutral 2030 initiative, click here.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees worldwide on a continuing basis. Further information is available on the Internet at http://www.siemens.com.