Continental wants to be completely carbon neutral

Dec 10, 2020

Continental wants to be completely carbon neutral

Continental AG has adopted a sustainable development strategy, according to which the German group of companies will become 100% carbon-neutral, emission-free and using the principles of a circular economy within 40 years.

On December 4, 2020, Continental announced that it will focus on zero-emission cars, buses, trains and other vehicles and develop sustainable waste management. Overall, Conti aims to achieve "100% carbon neutrality, 100% mobility and emission-free industry, 100% circular economy and 100% responsible value chains - all by 2050 at the latest."

In terms of details of the ambitious plan, Continental said that from 2020 all electricity purchased by the group will be generated from renewable sources, and by 2040 all production processes will be carbon-neutral. By 2050, Continental aims to achieve zero CO2 emissions throughout its business.

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