Activities – an overview


Robert Bosch GmbH has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2004, and is committed to this initiative’s ten global principles in the areas of human rights, working standards, environmental protection, and the fight against corruption. The following table provides an overview of the progress made in the 2016 reporting period in relation to these ten principles of responsible corporate governance.

Further key principles for sustainable activities in the Bosch Group In 2010, an office, expert and steering committee were founded. Since then, these bodies have been responsible for the effective implementation of all of the Group’s sustainability-related activities.

Scope of reporting The scope of the information is indicated in the texts, key figures, and targets. This report presents a summary of the Bosch Group’s current sustainability-related activities across sectors and divisions. It therefore serves as a progress report as part of the group’s membership of the UN Global Compact. The reporting period covers January 2016 to spring 2017. The cut-off date for key figures is December 31, 2016. The editorial deadline was March 1, 2017.

Memberships (examples) B.A.U.M. (1990), Transparency International (1995), econsense (2000, founding member), United Nations Global Compact (2004), Global Reporting Initiative (2006, GOLD Community member), Forum Compliance & Integrity (2007)

Other sustainability reports WIN-Charta Baden-Württemberg (2015), German Sustainability Code (2014), orientation to GRI standards (2016)