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  • Global initiative of “The Climate Group” and “Carbon Disclosure Project” (CDP) with more than 300 member  companies 
  • Joint commitment at international and local level to the expansion of renewable energy sources worldwide
  • Goal of climate-neutral production: Vitesco Technologies has  already reduced direct and indirect CO2 emissions for  operational activities by almost 90 percent since 2020

Regensburg, June 9, 2021. In the course of its spin-off from  Continental, Vitesco Technologies, a leading international supplier of  advanced drive technologies and solutions for e-mobility, has  become an independent member of the RE100 alliance for 100  percent renewable energy. RE100 is a global initiative with more than  300 member companies worldwide committed to 100 percent  renewable electricity.

“As part of our DIRECTION 2030 strategy, we at Vitesco  Technologies are pursuing the goal of climate-neutral production by  2030,” explains Hans-Jürgen Braun, Head of Operations at Vitesco  Technologies. “Our Membership in the RE100 alliance is of central  importance to us in this regard. Since 2020, all of our production  sites worldwide have been sourcing 100 percent electricity from  renewable energy sources. This has already enabled us to reduce  direct and indirect CO2 emissions for our operational activities by  almost 90 percent.”

“The switch to green power is an important milestone in our  decabonization efforts and part of our comprehensive environmental  strategy and sustainability agenda,” added Christoph Seifert, head of  environmental protection at Vitesco Techologies: “Further steps  towards completely climate-neutral production at Vitesco Technologies  include: increased energy efficiency and corresponding certification of  the sites as well as own photovoltaic systems. New construction  projects, such as the future headquarters in Regensburg, will be  designed to be CO2-neutral from the outset. The need for fossil fuels  will be reduced to an absolute minimum and fully compensated.”

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