Thyssenkrupp: RioPlus Sustainability Statement

Our engineering expertise allows us to serve the growing global demand for commodities, resources and energy with better and better products.

ThyssenKrupp’s strengths in the areas of “Material”, “Mechanical” and “Plant” are the key to sustainable progress in the field of tension between growth and environmental protection.

This enables ThyssenKrupp’s customers to stand out from the global competition and manufacture innovative products efficiently. In a world increasingly sensitive to environmental and climate issues, this represents a significant competitive advantage. Constantly rising raw materials prices are also making efficient resource use more and more essential.

Some of our innovations:

• Electrical steel from ThyssenKrupp reduces losses in transformers to • ThyssenKrupp is market leader for slewing bearing – a key component for windmills
• Our plant solutions increase the carbon efficiency of cement plants up to 40%

At ThyssenKrupp 180,000 employees in around 80 countries work with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2010/2011 ThyssenKrupp generated sales of €49 billion.

For us, innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. With our engineering expertise in the areas of “Material”, “Mechanical” and “Plant”, we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost- and resource-efficient way.

The basis for this is responsible corporate governance geared towards long-term value growth. In an ever-changing business environment we are continuously evolving our company to enable us to meet the global challenges of the future with innovative solutions.

ThyssenKrupp AG

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