A deeper knowledge of our suppliers' footprint and greater transparency on all CO2 emissions in our supply chain are the foundation for the future. The introduction of this DDA, a web-based assessment, is a logical result. DDA helps us to learn about the supplier’s implemented and planned actions for CO2 reductions. By conducting the DDA annually, we can track progress in decarbonizing our supply chain. And this is where you as a supplier come in.
We would like to invite you to complete the DDA annually in order to be as transparent as possible in measuring your carbon footprint and thus our progress in decarbonizing our supply chain. To do this, you should provide us with information about your energy efficiency, use of renewable energy and recycled materials, and carbon management. After the evaluation of the DDA by our external partner, the result will be discussed with you.
Based on the result, you can see where you stand and where there is still room for improvement. You should then develop and implement further decarbonization measures on your own responsibility, which will be monitored in our annual DDA process. In addition, you should not only focus on reducing CO2 emissions from your own production, but also work closely with your suppliers to source CO2-neutral products.
Why is this so important?
Since 75% of the CO2 emissions in the Siemens Energy supply chain are caused by the subcontractors of our suppliers, it is critical that our suppliers also agree on CO2 reduction measures with their suppliers.