MTU’s Corporate Responsibility (CR) strategy reflects the company’s responsibility for its products and processes as well as vis-à-vis its employees, customers, and partners, the environment and society at large. By joining the United Nations Global Compact and actively supporting its objectives MTU further underpinned its commitment to sustainability. The company continuously drives the implementation of the ten principles aimed at protecting human rights, ensuring fair working conditions, protecting the environment and preventing corrupt practices.
Sustainability is a core value and key objective of the engine industry. After all, aircraft engines have a lifespan of several decades. Their development requires extensive engineering and testing work and high upfront investments and, hence, must be based on a future-oriented business model. Sustainable management secures MTU’s business success and economic viability down the road and helps the company remain competitive in a market driven by long-term business cycles, allowing it to open up new business segments, minimize risks and address economic, environmental and social challenges early in the game.
The company’s most significant contribution towards sustainable development are eco-efficient engine technologies. This is why product responsibility is a primary focus of the company’s CR strategy. Product-related environmental and climate goals are pursued within the framework of our Claire (Clean Air Engine) technology agenda.
In order to further integrate MTU’s commitment to responsible business into our operations, sustainability is part of the companies strategy.