BMWi3Germany – The OEM’s Sustainable Value Report, published alongside the Annual Report 2016, shows improvements in manufacturing, among other areas. This year the vehicle-maker recorded a drop of 4.9% on average in resource usage and emissions per vehicle produced, compared with 2015.

The report also shows that, based on 2006 levels, BMW achieved a drop of 50% in energy and water consumption; waste and wastewater volumes; and solvent and CO2 emissions. Other information in the comprehensive paper pertains to the supply chain, electric vehicles and emissions, plus the current status of the carmaker's ten sustainability targets for 2020.

“The automotive industry is on the verge of a massive transformation. Decarbonisation, electrification, digitalisation and a new competitive environment are all currently changing our industry,” commented Thomas Becker, head of Governmental Affairs, BMW. “Our new Sustainable Value Report explores these challenges and highlights the solutions we are developing for the mobility of the future.”

The Sustainable Value Report was compiled according to the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative. The data, facts and qualified statements were also checked by