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Continental awarded again for digital strategies

In 2022, for the fifth consecutive time, Continental got from international non-profit organization CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) the highest score in the assessment of its commitment to implement measures and strategies aimed at reducing emissions in the supply chain (“Supplier Engagement Rating”). This recognition places Continental among the companies that obtained the highest marks from CDP in 2022 (equal to 8% of the 13,000 overall assessed) for their commitment in this sector. In particular, the international body recognized Continental’s holistic approach in working closely with suppliers to achieve broad improvements along all stages of the supply chain.

“We are aiming for higher efficiency and lower emissions. By By 2050, we want to build fully sustainable supply chains and we are working at full speed to achieve this goal. Receiving this award from CDP once again demonstrates that we are on the right track to further reduce our environmental impact both inside and outside the company,” he says. Claus PetschickHead of Sustainability di Continental Tires.

Continental also awarded for digital strategies

Continental is taking a holistic approach to making complex and fragmented natural rubber supply chains more sustainable. The Group’s commitment ranges from training of small farmersin collaboration with the German development aid agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), to use cutting-edge digital technologies and research alternative sources of natural rubber.

Continental Awarded for Emission Reduction Strategies, source Continental

Since 2017 Continental has been collaborating with EcoVadis, the leading international sustainability rating platform for companies and global supply chains, for assessing the performance of its suppliers. Responsibility and clear rules in the selection of partner companies contribute to minimizing emissions as well as environmental and social risks in the area of ​​human rights.

By 2030, Continental’s ambition is to use only responsibly sourced natural rubber in tire manufacturing.

Continental and its commitment to climate change mitigation

For more than 10 years, Continental has been involved in the annual reporting and dissemination of data relevant to the climate protection for the purposes of evaluation by CDP. In addition to the maximum score in the supply chain area, the Group achieved an “A-” rating in the area of ​​climate protection thus achieving leadership. The non-profit organization awarded this recognition to only 1.5% of the companies that participated in the evaluation. For the sustainable management of water resources, Continental maintained the previous year’s performance, once again receiving a “B”.

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