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EcoVadis rail accolade for Siemens Mobility

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Siemens Mobility has been awarded an EcoVadis Sustainability Rating platinum certificate.

Receiving 81 of 100 points, the company ranked in the top one per cent of the assessed companies and was the leading company in the rail industry.

Siemens Mobility achieved progress in all strategic sustainability categories evaluated by EcoVadis in environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable value chains.

Siemens Mobility chief executive Michael Peter said the honour recognised the company’s far-reaching commitment to sustainability.

“We not only supply our customers with leading and sustainable rail solutions, but have also dedicated ourselves to the goal of making our company carbon neutral by 2030,” he said.

Siemens Mobility Head of Sustainability, Andreas Mehlhorn, said the award served as a pat on the back for holistic, business-centric sustainability management.

“By integrating solutions for our customers and implementing measures in our own company, we are creating added value related to decarbonisation, resource efficiency and the societal use of railways. We are strengthening the competitiveness of our industry in the process,” he said.

With the help of innovative solutions provided by Siemens Mobility, the company’s customers are successfully carrying out the climate and mobility transition while continuing to generate growth. The company combines the real and digital world and offers highly efficient rail vehicles, digitalised rail infrastructure, intermodal and turnkey solutions and services related to them.

Siemens Mobility also employs state-of-the-art alternative drive systems equipped with battery and hydrogen technologies.

EcoVadis is a platform that enables companies to evaluate the environmental and social performances of their suppliers around the world. Companies are assessed and evaluated in four areas: the environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

The methods and criteria being applied reflect the requirements of international corporate social responsibility standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the UN Global Compact and ISO 26000.