RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, June 24, 2021 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has been named the Best Global Sustainable Supply Chain organization at the Global Sustainable Supply Chain Summit 2021 (GSSC Summit). This award puts Schneider Electric ahead of its peers in terms of operating greener and fairer supply chains.
The prize was presented at the inaugural summit’s award ceremony which took place virtually on
June 8-10. Schneider was selected as the winner from a shortlist of top international companies, with the highest scores across more than 100 indicators, including energy waste, occupational health, and diversity and equal opportunities.
This award commends Schneider Electric’s efforts to reduce its supply chains’ carbon emissions by more than 100,000 tons over the past three years. By the end of 2020, 80 percent of Schneider’s operations were powered by renewables, enabled by Schneider’s own technologies and leveraging renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).