Deutsche Bahn AG (DB AG) receives gold medal in the EcoVadis rating.

In the internationally recognised EcoVadis rating, Deutsche Bahn Group has improved by seven points from 61 (2020) to 68 (2022) out of a maximum of 100 points compared to the last result. In addition, DB Group was awarded with a gold medal for its sustainability performance. This improved assessment result particularly rewards the sustainability of our supply chain. The rating examines how well a company has integrated the principles of social corporate responsibility into its business.

According to EcoVadis, DB Gorup has, among other things, a structured sustainability concept and a comprehensive sustainability reporting. In the rail transport industry, we rank among the top 3 % of all companies. In addition, we are among the top five percent in the categories "Environment" and "Labour and Human Rights" and in the area of "Sustainable Procurement" we are even among the top one percent in the rail transport industry.

For purchasing organizations, sustainability standards and ratings are becoming increasingly important in the supply chain. More and more customers are requesting this information and setting it as a prerequisite for awarding contracts.

EcoVadis has been evaluating the performance of companies in the fields of sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) since 2007. The methodology is based on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the United Nations Global Compact and ISO 26000. EcoVadis operates a collaborative platform that provides sustainability ratings of companies. It is used by buyers and suppliers worldwide.


EcoVadis: CSR Highlights
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