Volkswagen Group appoints general Sustainability Council


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• Nine eminent experts to advise Group Executive Board
• Chairman of a Board of Management Müller welcomes outmost assistance
on vital topics of sustainability and amicable responsibility
• Boost for company’s sustainability management

The Volkswagen Group is strengthening a sustainability government and appoints an general top-class Sustainability Council. The legislature members will advise a Group Board of Management on a topics of tolerable mobility, environmental protection, and amicable shortcoming as good as integrity, a destiny of work, and digitisation. They will be eccentric and not thankful to follow instructions.

The initial assembly will take place during a finish of Oct in Berlin. At this meeting, a Sustainability Council will settle a possess manners of procedure, establish a placement of responsibilities within a body, and elect a authority or chairwoman.

The members of a Group’s Sustainability Council are:

• Prof. Dr. Ottmar Edenhofer – Deputy Director of a Potsdam Institute for
Climate Impact Research, Director of a Mercator Research Institute on
Global Commons and Climate Change
• Connie Hedegaard – former EU Commissioner for Climate Action
• Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost – Professor during a University of a Arts in Berlin
• Georg Kell – Founding Director UN Global Compact
• Yves Leterme – former OECD Deputy Secretary-General and former Prime
Minister of Belgium
• Prof. Dr. Gertrude Lübbe-Wolff, former Judge during a Federal Constitutional Court
• Margo T. Oge, former Director of Transportation Air Quality, US Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA)
• Michael Sommer, former President of a Confederation of German Trade Unions
• Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of a International Federation of Red Cross and
Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

Matthias Müller, CEO Volkswagen Group: “We are really gratified and beholden that we have been means to designate these superb personalities to a Group’s Sustainability Council. With their eccentric imagination and recommendations they will support us in a efforts to foster a tolerable growth of a Group. This will make a profitable grant towards a success in enhancing a amicable shortcoming and feature a discourse with pivotal stakeholders.”