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Countries: Germany
Regions: Weser
Organization SDGs:
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the organization and its locations.
Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Sustainable Production (SDG 12.4)
Services Offered: No services needed/offered
Org. Type: Business
Industry Sectors: Automotive
Language: English
Org. Website: www.volkswagenag.com/en/sustainability.html
Org. Source: CDP
Profile Completion: 92%

Organization Overview

Volkswagen AG is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. For Volkswagen, sustainability means pursuing economic, social and ecological objectives simultaneously and with equal energy. It is our aim to create lasting values, offer good working conditions, and conserve resources and the environment.

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Within the sustainable water management and the target to reduce the specific water demand per car produced by 25 % from 2010 to 2018 several measures were implemented to reduce the total water demand of the production site (status 2016: ... Learn More

Ecosystem restoration on volcanic slopes of the valley by planting native trees. The project also added compost to the soil to support tree establishment, and constructed pits and earthen dams to retain water for the trees as they were establishing ... Learn More

We establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows:- usage of washing water for the air conditioning ... Learn More

We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows: operating permit for freshwater wells ... Learn More

We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows:- the shutting down of old ... Learn More

In 2017 the water price increased by 1.1 RMB/m3 (before: 3.64 RMB/m3, now: 4.74 RMB/m3). While the water price increased, we worked on several water reducing countermeasures at the site. After the ramp up phase ended in 2015 the water ... Learn More

In 2016 the Chinese Volkswagen sites had their “Year of Water” during which several workshops were held to implement measures reducing the water demand.The following activities executed:• analysis of the existing water consumption data on shop floor or sub-shop floor ... Learn More

We try to establish preventive actions to start minimizing the potential risks now. Site-specific targets will support these actions and ensure that we reach our goals. Increased investment in new technology and infrastructure as follows: usage of washing water for ... Learn More

After the establishment of the new physico-chemical pre-treatment the treatment efficiency was increased and the legal limits and quality requirements therefore observed. For example the recycling of RO wastewater (saving about 20.000 m3/a), replacement of the pre-treatment and KTL in ... Learn More

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