Bosch supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) spearheaded by the United Nations and with that encourages a global sustainable development. In 2016 the main focus rested on the following UN-goals:


“I strongly believe that the world of business can make a major contribution to solving the challenges society faces.”

Dr. Volkmar Denner


Both in terms of contents and structure, Bosch observes current standards of sustainability reporting as defined by the UN Global Compact, the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE), and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). This publication serves as a progress report within the framework of the Bosch membership in the UN Global Compact. An overview of non-financial information based on the GRI standards (of 2016) can be found online at GRI-oriented table of contents.