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Vitesco Applied sciences joins RE100 alliance
Vitesco Applied sciences has develop into an unbiased member of the RE100 alliance.
The worldwide initiative with greater than 300 member firms worldwide is dedicated to 100% renewable electrical energy.
“As a part of our Route 2030 technique, we at Vitesco Applied sciences are pursuing the objective of climate-neutral manufacturing by 2030,” mentioned Vitesco SVP Operations, Hans-Jürgen Braun.
“Our membership within the RE100 alliance is of central significance to us on this regard. Since 2020, all of our manufacturing websites worldwide have been sourcing 100% electrical energy from renewable power sources. This has already enabled us to cut back direct and oblique CO2 emissions for our operational actions by virtually 90%.”
For his half, Vitesco head of Environmental Safety, Christoph Seifert, added: “The change to inexperienced energy is a crucial milestone in our decarbonisation efforts and a part of our environmental technique and sustainability agenda.
“Additional steps in direction of utterly climate-neutral manufacturing at Vitesco Applied sciences embrace elevated power effectivity and corresponding certification of the websites in addition to [our] personal photovoltaic methods.
“New development tasks, reminiscent of the longer term headquarters in Regensburg, shall be designed to be CO2-neutral from the outset. The necessity for fossil fuels shall be diminished to an absolute minimal and totally compensated.”
RE100 is a worldwide initiative bringing collectively companies dedicated to 100% renewable energy. Led by worldwide non-profit, Local weather Group, in partnership with CDP, the group has a complete income of greater than US$6.6tn and operates in a various vary of sectors.
In 2020, Vitesco Applied sciences recorded gross sales of roughly EUR8bn and employs virtually 40,000 folks at round 50 places worldwide.
Vitesco is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.