We are facing up to the ecological challenges. Environmental protection is a key management responsibility for us. We began developing environmental management systems around 30 years ago.
The Company’s responsibility to protect the environment was laid down by Continental at the beginning of the 1990s in our corporate guidelines, our BASICS. By doing so, we acknowledged early on the fact that the global expansion of our corporate activities is also reflected in an increasing use of natural resources, rising energy consumption, and the release of substances into the environment.
At the heart of our environment policy is a systematic approach to the reduction of environmental impact, while improving economic and social conditions: