Taking the long view. For people and the environment.
Knorr-Bremse considers itself a responsible company. With sustainable corporate management, we take responsibility – towards our employees, customers and business partners, as well as for the environment and society. Today and with a view to the future.
We consider it part of our identity to act with foresight and a sense of responsibility. Far-sighted business practices, a respectful relationship with the environment and fair dealings with others – these principles have a very long tradition at Knorr-Bremse, a company with a successful corporate history stretching back over 110 years. We are convinced that by systematically taking economic, environmental and social factors into account, we can ensure the long-term success of our business while also bringing about benefits for society.
Our Corporate Responsibility Policy
Corporate Responsibility at Knorr-Bremse is all about systematically integrating social and environmental concerns into our business processes. Our Group-wide Corporate Responsibility strategy forms the necessary basis and formulates concrete goals and action areas. Our Corporate Responsibility Policy describes the company’s principles and strategic orientation towards sustainable and socially responsible business practices.
International sustainability principles
Knorr-Bremse’s commitment to sustainable development is founded, on the one hand, on the Group’s five core corporate values. On the other hand, the company’s sustainability roadmap is based on internationally recognized principles and standards such as those found in the UN Global Compact, which sets out a code of conduct relating to human rights, labor, environmental protection and the fight against corruption.
More detailed information on Corporate Responsibility at Knorr-Bremse can be found here .
Growing with our values.
Entrepreneurship, Technological Excellence, Reliability, Passion and Responsibility. These five values describe who we are. They act as a compass for the way we do business and the way we treat our colleagues, our partners and society.Read more
We have condensed our requirements and principles for good leadership into five core aspects. Our convictions, which guide our managers in their dealings with employees, are formulated in these Leadership Principles.Leadership
Our vision. our drive.
“We want to be the global driving force behind innovative and sustainable system solutions that make mobility and freight transportation safer, more reliable and more efficient. We ourselves are driven by the desire to add value for our customers while also making a positive contribution to society.”Read more
Excellence is our standard.
To fulfil our mission of making mobility on roads and railways safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly, we strive to get even better every day. That’s why excellence is our standard at Knorr-Bremse.Read more
The culture prevalent at Knorr-Bremse is expressed in the way we collaborate, the way we operate, the way we envision the future and the high standards we set for ourselves.Read more