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The Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2021

This combined Nonfinancial Report 2021 complies with sections 289b para. 3 and 315b para. 3 of the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch – HGB). The nonfinancial report serves to meet the disclosure requirements of the German CSR Directive Implementation Act (CSR-Richtlinie-Umsetzungsgesetz – CSR-RUG). Essentially, the nonfinancial report comprises information on the aspects employee matters, environmental matters, social matters, respect for human rights as well as combating corruption and bribery.

In terms of content, the Group Sustainability Report was prepared in compliance with the GRI Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), applying the “Core” option. At the same time, the separate GRI Content Index shows how we are implementing the requirements of the United Nations Global Compact (UN GC) and are using as guidance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report also includes a reference table on the TCFD recommendations.  


Group Sustainability Report 2021
GRI Content Index
This report was prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards, applying the “core” option.
Focus areas and their corresponding SDGs
SASB Index
Responsible Raw Materials Report 2021

Additional Informations


The current ESG key figures

You can also find more on the subject of ESG in the section Investor Relations

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