2021 Sustainability Report

2021 Sustainability Report

acting for tomorrow, today

Acting for tomorrow, today – our responsibility, our plans

“We are in the midst of a complex transformation that affects not only society, but also the industry as a whole and MTU as a company. We want to actively shape and drive this transformation to safeguard a viable future—both for current and future generations and for MTU’s long-term success. This is a part of our responsibility.”

Foreword by Reiner Winkler, Chief Executive Officer of MTU Aero Engines AG


MTU Maintenance

The first MRO provider
to offer test runs
using sustainable aviation fuels

Not only do we want to revolutionize aviation with new propulsion concepts, but we also aim to restructure the production and maintenance operations.


Lars Wagner

COO named
Chief Sustainability Officer

at MTU Aero Engines AG

How we drive important sustainability issues and anchor them at MTU.

Selected KPIs for 2021

Scope 1 emissions


metric tons of
CO2 equivalents

Scope 2 EMissions


metric tons of
CO2 equivalents

Scope 3 Emissions


million metric tons of CO2 have
already been saved by the geared turbofan


training days per employee

15.6 %

of employees
are women


accidents per 1,000 employees

Interactive KPI comparison

New tool for selected KPIs in employees and
production & maintenance

Our fields of action for sustainability



Quite apart from any business issues, the war in Ukraine fills us with great concern. Our thoughts are with the Ukrainians in this unfathomable situation. We at MTU naturally support all EU and US sanctions and are complying with them in full. In addition, we have made donations to Ukraine emergency aid. More information about our efforts

Our contribution toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

With our sustainability activities, we can contribute to eight of a total of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development:

Quality education
Gender equality
Decent work and economic growth
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Responsible consumption and production
Climate action
Peace, justice and strong institutions
Partnerships for the goals

→ Learn more about our contribution to the UN’s 2030 Agenda here

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