Schneider Electric is a Worlds Most Sustainable Corporation

Schneider Electric is a World's Most Sustainable Corporation

 March 11, 2019

Schneider Electric has been named one of the world's most sustainable corporations. This is according to Corporate Knight's Global 100 rankings, where Schneider Electric has earned an impressive 45th place.

"We are so proud to be ranked in the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. Sustainability is at the core of our strategy and a great value that we deliver to our customers, shareholders and employees," tweeted Schneider Electric.

A commitment to sustainability

This prestigious recognition comes from Schneider Electric's commitment to tackle energy challenges and have responsibility in the areas it operates. Schneider Electric also tracks its sustainability progress using plans, objectives and openly published results.

Schneider Electric wants to always meet international standards for corporate social responsibility and gain recognition from worldwide leading sustainability rating agencies such as Corporate Knights.

Working together to fight climate change

Part of Schneider Electric's sustainability drive includes collaborating with different local and international organisations. Together, they work on tackling economic, social and environmental issues to create sustainable development.

Chairman & CEO of Schneider Electric Jean-Pascal Tricoire is also Chairman of the Global Compact France. Global Compact has recognised Schneider Electric as a leading company for showing ongoing commitment towards achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals.

In 2010, Schneider Electric joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) after publishing the Manifesto for Energy efficiency in buildings, a document urging companies to implement simple best practices to save energy in their buildings. 

Schneider Electric is also part of the Alliance to Save Energy, the Clinton Climate initiative and the Green Grid Association, which all work to tackle climate change and promote sustainable energy sources.

In addition, Schneider Electric has signed the 2˚C Challenge Communiqué, which calls on governments to break the deadlock in international negotiations and take action at national level to ensure a successful transition to green growth and a climate resilient economy.

Work for a company that wants to make a difference

There are many women at Schneider Electric working to tackle the world's most complex energy and sustainability challenges. If you want to be part of this global drive to tackle environmental issues, find out more about the exciting career opportunities available.


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