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Sustainable Development & Foundation


Carbon Assessment

Schneider Electric conducted its first carbon assessment in 2007 to measure and reduce its environmental assessment and that of its partners.

Schneider Electric’s commitment
Despite a low energy consumption for its industrial processes, Schneider Electric adopts a proactive approach which drove it to conduct a carbon assessment* in 2007 for its emissions and those of its partners (suppliers and logistics providers).

For carbon assessment it starts with a departure photo which allows direct and indirect emissions to be assessed.

  • To prioritise the weight of these emissions according to:
    activities and types of products sold by the Group, different emission points (energy consumption by sites, purchases, logistics, etc.).
  • To appreciate its dependence on the use of fossil fuels.
  • To propose action plans to reduce these emissions to reduce the carbon content in all sectors studied, to reduce its economic vulnerability.



Planet & Society progress plans

  • 30,000 T annual reduction of our CO2
  • 10 countries set up a recovery process for SF6 gas

> Click here to view the Planet & Society Barometer

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