News and developments at Continental

Sustainability is a company's responsibility in economic, ecological and social matters. On these pages, we would like to give you an overview of the latest topics regarding the sustainable development of the company.

3/1/17 Continental Employees Share Company’s Success to the Tune of €150 million

Continental Employees Share Company’s Success to the Tune of €150 million

Approximately €1,050 per employee in Germany.

2/22/17 Eislingen Supports Children's Hospital

Eislingen Supports Children's Hospital

Once again, Benecke-Kaliko’s Eislingen plant is providing financial support to the tune of 2,000 euros to the Friends of Alb Fils Hospitals.

1/3/17 Continental “Careers Survey” 2016

Continental “Careers Survey” 2016

No fear of the “computer colleague”: Germans fear stress rather than job loss.

12/6/16 Continental and Wildlife Mississippi Partner to Conserve Wetlands, Streams

Continental and Wildlife Mississippi Partner to Conserve Wetlands, Streams

First two plant employees hired – both are Mississippians.

11/10/16 Continental donates €50,000 as emergency aid for displaced people from Mosul in northern Iraq

Continental donates €50,000 as emergency aid for displaced people from Mosul in northern Iraq

Rapid support for emergency relief team from Welthungerhilfe

11/8/16 Benecke-Kaliko Wins Sustainability Award for Dynactiv Power

Benecke-Kaliko Wins Sustainability Award for Dynactiv Power

Surface cover for water reservoirs generates solar power

10/25/16 New Reading Room for Primary School Hit by Tornado in Yancheng City

New Reading Room for Primary School Hit by Tornado in Yancheng City

The new reading room offers a better learning environment in the new semester for pupils in this school affected by the tornado in Yancheng City.

9/20/16 Heading to ‘Vision Zero’: Continental Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of Youth Safe-Driving Program

Heading to ‘Vision Zero’: Continental Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of Youth Safe-Driving Program

Committing to realize the goal of ‘Vision Zero’, Continental launches its fifth Youth Safe-Driving Program, featuring enriched training initiatives, extended public engagement channels and expanded participation.

8/29/16 ContiTech Donates Lifeboat and Protective Suit to DLRG Northeim

ContiTech Donates Lifeboat and Protective Suit to DLRG Northeim

At the traditional Dragon Boat Cup in Northeim, Dr. Thomas Perković, ContiTech plant manager in Northeim, presented DLRG Ortsgruppe Northeim with a lifeboat and a protective suit. The donations, which are made from technical fabrics by ContiTech, are especially suitable for water rescue and will henceforth be used at Lake Kiessee in Northeim.

9/5/16 Global Flexible Working Conditions at Continental

Global Flexible Working Conditions at Continental

Technology company extending offers to around 200,000 employees for mobile working, part-time and flexi-time hours, and extended professional leave (sabbaticals)

9/2/16 Up to 15 Percent Less Consumption – Continental Focuses on Automated Truck Convoys

Up to 15 Percent Less Consumption – Continental Focuses on Automated Truck Convoys

"Truck platooning" – or the electronic towbar – significantly reduces fuel consumption

8/26/16 Continental Plays an Active Role in Education in Hungary

Continental Plays an Active Role in Education in Hungary

In July, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, with the support of the Continental in Hungary, organized a one-week summer camp for school children called Children’s University.  

7/27/16 Ideas Are Welcome Worldwide at Continental

Ideas Are Welcome Worldwide at Continental

Continental employees have saved around €550 million over the last four years through Continental Idea Management.

6/23/16 Continental Makes more than $110,000 in Aid Available in Earthquake Zones in Ecuador and Japan

Continental Makes more than $110,000 in Aid Available in Earthquake Zones in Ecuador and Japan

$80,000 for earthquake aid in Ecuador – to support reconstruction

More Money for More Success: Continental Increases Employee Bonus Again

More Money for More Success: Continental Increases Employee Bonus Again

Distribution of around €150 million worldwide for successful fiscal 2015

Continental Employees donate 1,473.05 Euro to Mukoviszidose e.V. and Deutsche Kinderkrebsnachsorge Associations

Continental Employees donate 1,473.05 Euro to Mukoviszidose e.V. and Deutsche Kinderkrebsnachsorge Associations

The Continental site in Regensburg literally doubled its commitment for a good cause through donations collected at their 2015 end of year Party.

Continental Locations in Guadalajara Certified for Environmental Performance

Continental Locations in Guadalajara Certified for Environmental Performance

Both of Continental's Mexican locations in Guadalajara have been certified by the Mexican Ministry of Environment for their environmentally conscious Performance.

Continental Brings Warmth to the Disabilities in Changshu

Continental Brings Warmth to the Disabilities in Changshu

On December 28, a group of four people from Continental Automotive Changshu Plant including General Manager Mr. Joerg Walter, Director of Human Relations Ms. Yao Xuehua visited the Disabled Rehabilitation Center of Changshu City.

Virtually Mobile – Locally Attached

Virtually Mobile – Locally Attached

Young generation expects the world of work to change due to further technical innovations

Continental Donates €100,000 to Welthungerhilfe to Support Syrian Refugees

Continental Donates €100,000 to Welthungerhilfe to Support Syrian Refugees

Civil war victims in Turkey urgently need winter relief and support with regards to school education

Employees Are Proud to Belong to Continental

Employees Are Proud to Belong to Continental

In the 2015 “OUR BASICS live” employee survey, the vast majority – over 80 percent – of employees said they were proud to work for Continental

Continental Officially Kicks Off the Fourth Youth Safe-Driving Program

Continental Officially Kicks Off the Fourth Youth Safe-Driving Program

Continental launched the Fourth Youth Safe-Driving Program in Shanghai

Continental Contributes to Recovery in South Carolina

Continental Contributes to Recovery in South Carolina

Total Donations of $115,000 will go directly to American Red Cross.

The Continental tire plant in Otrokovice combines rally, the local most popular sports, with a good cause.

The Continental tire plant in Otrokovice combines rally, the local most popular sports, with a good cause.

One of the events taking place during this year’s 45th anniversary of the rally was a campaign called “Drive on Marrow"

Environmental Prize for Innovative Process

Environmental Prize for Innovative Process

Partslife, a disposal initiative run by the independent automotive parts market, has awarded its environmental prize for the third time

"Natural Rubber from Dandelion" Project

'Natural Rubber from Dandelion' Project

Scientists Awarded Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2015

Continental Makes €50,000 Available for Rapid Nepal Aid

Continental Makes €50,000 Available for Rapid Nepal Aid

Immediate assistance for the disaster operation of Technisches Hilfswerk [German Federal Agency for Technical Relief]

Continental in Mexico Receives Award in Sustainability Category

Continental in Mexico Receives Award in Sustainability Category

Continental's Mexican location (Tijera y Periferico) participates in various environmental programs, which are part of its environmental culture.

ContiTech Develops Pioneering Solution for Water and Energy Supply

ContiTech Develops Pioneering Solution for Water and Energy Supply

Double sustainability: special vinyl sheets with solar cells protect water and generate energy

Continental Shares Successful 2014 Fiscal Year with Employees Worldwide

Continental Shares Successful 2014 Fiscal Year with Employees Worldwide

The Continental Corporation is again sharing its success with its employees worldwide.

Employees Support Mukoviszidose e.V. Association

Employees Support Mukoviszidose e.V. Association

For the eighth time, employees of the Passive Safety & Sensorics Business Unit have made a donation at their 2014 end of year party in favor of the nonprofit organization Mukoviszidose e.V.

New Plant: Benecke-Kaliko Manufactures Low-Emission Automotive Interior Surface Material in China

New Plant: Benecke-Kaliko Manufactures Low-Emission Automotive Interior Surface Material in China

Today saw the groundbreaking ceremony for Benecke-Kaliko’s new plant in Changzhou, China

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