ABB recognized as one of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations

Group press release | Zurich, Switzerland |

Corporate Knights Global 100 list acknowledges sustainability leadership and transparency

ABB has been named one of the world’s most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights, an international media and research organization. Ranked 33, ABB significantly improved its score versus last year’s ranking.

Global 100 companies represent the top 1 percent in the world on sustainability performance. To determine the ranking, Corporate Knights transparently analyzed over 8,000 companies against global industry peers on a suite of up to 24 quantitative key performance indicators, covering resource management, employee management, financial management, clean revenue & investment and supplier performance that are weighted to reflect each industry’s impact profile.

“ABB is proud to be acknowledged as one of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world. Sustainability is a core part of our company Purpose as well as the value we create for all of our stakeholders. Rooted in our long history of sustainability performance, our recently launched 2030 sustainability strategy represents a new level of ambition. We want to lead by example and have committed ourselves to making a difference across our value chain and society. As a company, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2030 and our leading technologies will both enable our customers to reduce their emissions and preserve resources,” said Theodor Swedjemark, Group Executive Committee member responsible for Sustainability.

With its 2030 sustainability strategy launched in November 2020, ABB is actively enabling a low-carbon society as well as working with its customers and suppliers to implement sustainable practices across its value chain and the lifecycle of its products and solutions. At the same time, ABB is committed to driving social progress, along with its suppliers and in the communities the company operates in.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.

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