Corporate governance

MTU’s Sustainability Program

Our goals 2025+

Corporate governance


Goals 2025

Comprehensive sustainability management

MTU’s forward-looking corporate responsibility strategy is implemented in the MTU strategy, and the fields of action are synchronized across all departments, with the goals integrated into MTU’s processes.

A Group-wide climate strategy has been adopted.

Change mindset sustainability in the Group is being strengthened.

MTU is perceived as a company that operates sustainably and carries out impressive sustainability activities.

Ensuring the security of information and systems Protecting personal data in all areas of the company Compliance as part of the corporate culture Active commitment to combating corruption in all business areas Ensuring adherence to embargo and export guidelines 

Consistent refinements to existing processes and regulations continue to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable legal requirements and the security of our data, information and systems in all areas of the company. 

These take into account regulatory changes as well as technical developments.

MTU’s Code of Conduct, the rules and regulations derived from them, and the “Tone from the Top” continue to help anchor compliance as part of MTU’s corporate culture.

Raising employee awareness through MTU’s training program, reviewing relevant business processes through regular audits, and a zero-tolerance policy will continue to complement this compliance approach at MTU in the future.

Regular and open dialogue with all stakeholder groups

More transparent reporting and improvement in ratings and stakeholder dialogue through a material increase in sustainability management.

MTU is taking up current formats for the sustainability dialogue with its employees and stakeholders.



Goals 2025

Highest priority for product quality and flight safety

Our vision is “Zero Defects.” In this, we stand for future-oriented quality management: Implementation of innovative and at the same time recognized standards Commitment to refining state-of-the-art standards High degree of employee training and support with current enablers such as digitalization Recognized and standardized methods for systematic defect prevention, analysis and sustainable remediation


Improve fuel efficiency and reduce CO 2 emissions of products

Reduce the climate impact of products

Minimize the health effects of product use (exhaust and noise emissions)

Procurement practices


Goals 2025

Human and employee rights are central components of our business relationships. In our cooperation with suppliers, we pay attention to a resource- and environment-friendly value chain

The new CR requirements for the supply chain resulting from Germany’s Due Diligence Act are consistently implemented

The Code of Conduct reflects the contents of the Due Diligence Act, is a binding part of the contract, and compliance with it is regularly reviewed.

Risk management is implemented in our processes.

Supporting IT systems are implemented.

CR is embedded in our contracts and sourcing decisions. In this way, we ensure social and ecological standards

CR assessments of suppliers are incorporated into sourcing decisions.

Our employees have been trained in CR and suppliers’ awareness has been raised.

Responsible handling of conflict minerals is ensured.

Automated queries ensure compliance with and verification of contractual requirements.

Manufacturing and maintenance


Goals 2025

Goals 2030

Reduce CO 2 emissions at all production sites (Scope 1&2) 

Reduction of CO 2 emissions at Munich site (Scope 1&2) with the aim of carbon-neutral production in line with the ecoRoadmap by end of 2021

The long-term goal is carbon-neutral production at all sites.

Continuously improve resource efficiency

Continuous improvement of resource efficiency (e.g. energy, water, raw materials, and consumables and supplies), specifications by site managers 

Efficient management processes have been established. 

Efficient management processes have been established at the sites to reduce adverse environmental impact

Advanced procedures in site and plant operations.

Improvements in climate protection achieved through advanced procedures in site and plant operations.

Raising employee awareness of climate protection in production

Regular external and internal communication as well as raising of employees’ awareness



Goals 2025

Ensure compliance with human rights at our own sites

Human rights continue to be fully respected at all of our own sites

Provide active and targeted employee development at at all hierarchical levels

Employees find a framework in which they can develop and contribute in a meaningful way.

Promote ongoing diversity & equality of opportunity for the workforce

Diversity and equality of opportunity are perceived as added value and promoted.

Enable a work-life balance for all employees

It is possible for all employees to achieve a work-life balance.

Ensure a high level of health and safety in the workplace

Accident figures are well below the industry average, awareness-raising measures are in place, and the TOP principle is applied.

Promote mutual employer/employee dialogue

The dialogue between employees and employers is open and constructive.

Continuously increase internal and external employer attractiveness

The working environment (rooms, tools, job security, ergonomics) and conditions (remuneration, social benefits, working time flexibility, participation, personal responsibility) are oriented to the needs of the employees and are attractive.

Trust-based leadership

Leadership is valued for its confident handling of new forms of collaboration and employee diversity.

Ensure a high level of employee satisfaction

Employees are highly committed due to their high level of satisfaction.



Goals 2025

Research collaborations for joint knowledge building

Our research collaborations play a significant part in the further development of technology for aviation and beyond.

MTU uses its collaborations to promote young scientists.

Through research collaborations and participation in European research programs, we are shaping propulsion technologies in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate action.

Corporate citizenship: MTU is part of society and a good neighbor

MTU enters into targeted partnerships within the industry and at its locations in order to jointly achieve further sustainability goals.

MTU’s established donations policy provides targeted support for sustainability projects with a local connection or thematic link to its business.

Employees use the knowledge they have acquired at MTU to play a responsible role in society

MTU raises its employees’ awareness of sustainability issues beyond the boundaries of the plant.

Last update October 27, 2022

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