Scania: Sustainable Transport Continues to Be the Focus of Scania’s Sustainability Report

  Scania: Sustainable Transport Continues to Be the Focus of Scania’s
  Sustainability Report

Business Wire

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden -- April 9, 2013

Scania’s (STO:SCVA)(STO:SCVB) 2012 online sustainability report outlines how
sustainability has been further integrated into Scania’s business strategy
during the year. The report underlines that Scania wants to lead in shaping a
sustainable future for the transport industry. It highlights how Scania works
in partnerships with actors in the transport value chain to minimize impacts
in logistics and the distribution of goods, as well as through its bus systems
provide safe, accessible and affordable personal mobility choices.

“Sustainability is a condition for expanding our business and building a
viable future for our industry” says Martin Lundstedt, Scania’s President and
CEO. “Our industry’s challenge is to deliver value sustainably – above all by
decoupling transport growth from growth in CO2 emissions. For Scania, the
answer is sustainable growth: sustainable transport is profitable transport.”

2012 highlights:

· Scania substantially increased its sales of Ecolution by Scania vehicles
(more than 600 in 2012). Ecolution by Scania is a toolbox offering that helps
customers dramatically reduce cost and emissions of CO2 while improving road

· Scania declared its support for the ten universally accepted principles of
the United Nations Global Compact concerning human rights, labour relations,
environment and anti-corruption.

· Scania joined the Battle of the Numbers initiative, working with nine of
Sweden’s largest companies to boost the share of women in operational
management positions.

· Scania strengthened its stakeholder dialogue and revised its materiality
process to include more actors and a deeper analysis of trends, drivers and
relevant issues to even better prioritise Scania’s most important
sustainability issues.

· Scania was included in the CDP Nordic leaders index and listed among
Corporate Knights’ Global 100 most sustainable companies in the world.

The report is available on:

Scania is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for
heavy transport applications, and of industrial and marine engines.
Service-related products account for a growing proportion of the company’s
operations, assuring Scania customers of cost-effective transport solutions
and maximum uptime Scania also offers financial services. Employing some
38,600 people, the company operates in about 100 countries. Research and
development activities are concentrated in Sweden, while production takes
place in Europe and South America, with facilities for global interchange of
both components and complete vehicles. In 2012, net sales totalled SEK 79.6
billion and net income amounted to SEK 6.6 billion. Scania press releases are
available on

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