Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2013 (Revised October 2013)

Sustainability at Siemens

by V. Kasturi Rangan, Amy C. Edmondson, Daniela Beyersdorfer and Emer Moloney

Abstract

Describes sustainability efforts at Siemens since arrival of Chief Sustainability Officer, Barbara Kux, in 2008. Asks students to evaluate success of those efforts and outline what the company should do going forward.

Keywords: corporate sustainability; supply chain management; energy efficiency; change management; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Change Management; Supply Chain Management; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Energy Conservation; Environmental Sustainability; Gender Characteristics; Electronics Industry;

Citation:

Rangan, V. Kasturi, Amy C. Edmondson, Daniela Beyersdorfer, and Emer Moloney. "Sustainability at Siemens." Harvard Business School Case 514-026, August 2013. (Revised October 2013.)