BMW Group pushes low-emission ride logistics

Munich. The BMW Group has stretched a joining towards making
ride logistics some-more sustainable. Ahead of a United Nations
Climate Change Conference (COP 25) in Madrid and as partial of the
Group’s joining to serve revoke CO emissions along a entire
value chain, a association has assimilated a “Getting to Zero Coalition”.
The design of this beginning is to use zero-emission load vessels
from 2030. The Getting to Zero Coalition is a partnership between the
Global Maritime Forum, a Friends of Ocean Action and a World
Economic Form.

“Maritime ride is essential for provision a BMW Group’s
general prolongation network and for a tellurian placement of
vehicles. We see a Getting to Zero Coalition of several governments,
companies and other cross-sector stakeholders as a singular opportunity
to invariably minimise CO emissions in a nautical zone as
well”, emphasises Jürgen Maidl, Senior Vice President Production
Network and Supply Chain Management during a BMW Group. “We are
gay to be a initial carmaker to join this bloc and thus
lead a proceed towards some-more sustainability.”
Maritime transport
now accounts for 50 per cent of a BMW Group’s ride chain
CO2 emissions. Globally, around 3 per cent of a overall
hothouse gas emissions come from nautical ride – and a trend
is strongly upwards. As partial of a Getting to Zero Coalition, a BMW
Group now wants to grasp a sum rejecting of CO emissions by
regulating carbon-free fuels and new thrust systems as good as
optimising appetite efficiency.


With a activities as partial of a Getting to Zero Coalition, a BMW
Group is stability to pull decarbonisation within a association in the
area of logistics: in serve to a sustainability plan along
a whole value chain, a Group’s holistic proceed also includes
resource-friendly prolongation methods in BMW plants worldwide and
serve growth of electric mobility.
The BMW Group has
succeeded, for example, in shortening a expenditure of resources and
emissions per car constructed by some-more than 50 per cent given 2006. In
addition, all plants operated by a BMW Group and a 3 BBA joint
try plants in China will be granted exclusively with appetite from
renewable sources from subsequent year. The BMW Group plants in Europe are
already being granted with 100 per cent immature electricity given 2017.
By focusing on electric mobility from a really early stage, BMW has also
turn one of a tellurian pioneers of this technology. The BMW i3 has
been a tellurian personality in a shred given 2013. With a portfolio
now including 12 models, BMW offers a widest operation of electric
vehicles in a market. By 2021, one million electrified vehicles of
a BMW Group will be on a roads. Moreover, by 2023, a company
will be charity 25 electrified models.


BMW Group reconfirms a transparent joining to a UN Agenda 2030

The proclamation that a BMW Group has assimilated a Getting to Zero
Coalition in allege of COP 25, holding place from 2 to 13 Dec in
Madrid, is no coincidence. The United Nations Climate Change
Conferences and a BMW Group’s activities are related by a long
story of tighten collaboration. The BMW Group has actively taken part
in a COP meridian change conferences on a unchanging basement given 2008.
This year, a association will minister new ideas and a technical
imagination on tolerable growth once again.
The concentration of the
activities will be on a renewed impasse of a BMW Group as a
title unite of a Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF) on 10 and
11 Dec 2019. The SIF has been one of a heading sustainability
conferences in a UN COP border programme for many years and is
frequently attended by tellurian pivotal stakeholders from politics, industry,
scholarship and society, who use it as a height for contention on the
hurdles of tolerable development. In this context, a BMW Group
will especially benefaction stream developments in electric mobility and
denote how intelligent and digital technologies can minister to
tolerable mobility.


Media Contacts: 

BMW Group
Milena Pighi, Sustainability Communications

Phone: + 49 89 382-66563
Email:   [email protected]

Andreas Klugescheid,
Vice President Governmental Affairs,
Sustainability Communications

Phone: +49 89 382-23661

Email:   [email protected]


The BMW Group


With a 4 brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW
Group is a world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and
motorcycles and also provides reward financial and mobility services.
The BMW Group prolongation network comprises 31 prolongation and assembly
comforts in 15 countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in
some-more than 140 countries.

In 2018, a BMW Group sole over 2,490,000 newcomer vehicles and
some-more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in the
financial year 2018 was € 9.815 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 97.480 billion. As of 31 Dec 2018, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 134,682 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.