Responsible business KPI’s

Responsible business KPI’s

To be able to continuously improve, Scania measure and follow up on our performance. To facilitate tracking 18 sustainability KPI’s have been developed, all aligned with our sustainability focus areas.

Resource and energy efficient operations

Resource and energy efficiency sits deep in our culture at Scania. Our core value elimination of waste guides us in our work to continuously improve our processes in areas such as CO2 emissions, energy, amount of waste, and the purchase of fossil-free electricity.

CO2 emission from land transport

The emission level per transported tonne went?down in 2018 due to an active work with efficiency improving measures. Total emissions went up due to increased transport?demand from production.

50%?reduction in CO2 emissions from land transport per transported tonne between 2016 and 2025.

Energy consumption from our industrial facilities

Energy consumption from our industrial facilities?Energy consumption has decreased per produced vehicle due to?higher volumes and an active work to reduce waste. Amounts to 6,9 MWh per vehicle.

33%?Less energy per produced vehicle in industrial operations between 2010 and 2020.

Waste material that is not recycled

The quantity of waste sent for energy recovery and waste sent for disposal is reduced by 26 percent 2015-2018.

25% reduction of waste, in our industrial operations, that is not recycled.

Fossil free electricity purchased and internally generated

In 2018 Scania continued to purchase fossil free electricity ending up on more than 95 percent coming from fossil free sources.

100% Of our operations run on fossil free electricity by 2020, where the necessary prerequisites are in place.

Diversity and inclusion

At Scania, we strive to have a diverse organisation in terms of gender, age, background and experience. An inclusive culture, giving everyone the same opportunities, is essential to our success.

Diversity and inclusion index


The work that has been done in for example the skill capture program has resulted in an increase on the index from 76 percent 2016 to 78 percent 2017.

85% on the related questions in the Employee Satisfaction Barometer.
Gender equal opportunities

In 2018 the difference between men and women was further reduced compared to 2017 and is well below 1 percent.

Equal?opportunities to become managers for men and women.

Human and labour rights

Pursuing high standards in the area of human and labour rights is central at Scania, as is good relations and cooperation with our employee representatives. We continuously work to ensure our employees’ right to form collective bargaining agreements and to improve the performance in our supply chain.

Sustainability risk assessed suppliers

In 2018 Scania managed to increase the number of green suppliers significantly (42 percent) while decreasing the number of suppliers that is not assessed (22 percent) or has a red score (1 percent). Suppliers are assessed in the areas of: social sustainability, business conduct and compliance, environmental sustainability, supplier management and conflict minerals.

100% of our suppliers are in the highest score category.
Collective bargaining agreement

The number of employees covered by central or collective bargaining agreements is stable on 71 percent.


100%?Our vision is that 100% of our employees should?have the possibility to form collective bargaining agreements or in other way engage in constructive dialogue, by themselves or through representatives.

Health and safety

To ensure that Scania employees are safe and healthy we work hard on improving safety levels and the work environment at the work place.

Healthy attendance

The global health attendance is continuously stable at 96 percent.

97% healthy attendance.

Occupational accidents with sick leave

Occupational accidents had a slight increase during 2018 from just above 9 during 2017 till 10.

5 accidents per million worked hours.

Business ethics

Scania has zero tolerance for corruption and adheres to high ethical standards wherever we operate in the world. The Scania Code of Conduct sets the standard and supports employees in how to act. To give further support Scania offers both classroom training and online training on business ethics.

Business ethics training

Since 2015, 26,652 participants have received online training and during 2018 a further 6,231 was educated in classroom training. In total 69 percent of our workforce has been trained.

100% of our employees are trained in business ethics.

For more details and definitions on our sustainability KPIs see pages 137-139 in the Sustainability and annual report 2018. For more environmental data visit:

Scania environmental performance 2015-2018

Scania Annual and Sustainability Report 2018