Key data


Environmental performance of Volvo Group production plants,
Industrial operations1

Absolute values related to net sales 2013 20122 2011 2010 2009 2008 20073 2006 2005 2004 2003
Energy consumption (GWh; MWh/SEK M) 2,536;
9.6
2,518;
8.6
2,471;
8.1
2,315;
9.0
1,888;
9.1
2,530;
8.6
2,426;
9.6
2,612;
10.5
2,683;
11.6
2,695;
13.3
2,607;
14.9
CO2 emissions (1,000 ton;
ton/SEK M)
280; 1.1 235; 0.8 255; 0.8 279; 1.1 213; 1.0 291; 1.0 242; 1.0 282; 11.4 292; 1.3 293; 1.5 298; 1.7
Water consumption (1,000 m3;
m3/SEK M)
5,815;
21.9
7,372;
25.2
7,970;
26.2
7,519;
29.2
6,637;
31.8
8,205;
27.8
7,067;
27.9
7,596;
30.6
7,419;
32.1
8,495;
42.2
8,687;
49.1
NOX emissions (ton; kg/SEK M) 347; 1.3 413; 1.4 474; 1.6 719; 2.8 322; 1.5 800; 2.7 542; 2.1 606; 2.4 672; 2.9 645; 3.2 570; 3.3
Solvent emissions (ton; kg/SEK M) 2,221; 8.4 2,358; 8.1 2,554; 8.4 2,294; 8.9 1,435; 6.9 1,945; 6.6 1,979; 7.8 2,048; 8.3 1,960; 8.5 2,085; 10.3 1,965; 11.2
Sulphur dioxide ­emissions (ton; kg/SEK M) 23.4; 0.1 26; 0.1 34; 0.1 33; 0.1 38; 0.2 64; 0.2 58; 0.2 69; 0.3 209; 0.9 184; 0.9 200; 1.1
Hazardous waste (ton; kg/SEK M) 28,395;
107.0
32,547;
111.4
25,943;
85.5
22,730;
88
17,558;
84
27,675;
94
27,120;
107
26,987;
108.8
23,590;
102
24,675;
122.1
21,613;
124
Net sales, SEK bn 265.4 292.2 303.6 257.4 208.5 294.9 253.2 248.1 231.2 202.1 174.8
                       
1 Based on data from 67 majority-owned production plants in relation to net sales in industrial operations.
2 Restarted for new accounting rules.
3 Excluding UD Trucks and Ingersoll Rand Road Development.
The full Volvo Group Environmental Data Report includes about 40 indicators and will be available on www.volvogroup.com/responsibility from May 2014.


Economic and social performance of the Volvo Group

  2013 2012 2011 20106 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Net sales (SEK M) 272,622 299,814 310,367 264,749 218,361 303,667 285,405 258,835 240,559 211,076 183,291
Operating income (SEK M) 7,138 18,069 26,899 18,000 (17,013) 15,851 22,231 20,399 18,153 14,679 2,504
Operating margin (%) 2.6 6.0  8.7    6.8 (7.8) 5.2  7.8  7.9  7.5   7.0  1.4
Number of employees4 95,533 96,137 98,162 90,409 90,208 101,380 101,700 83,190 81,860 81,080 75,740
Share of women (%) 17 17 18 16 17 17 17 17 17 16 16
Share of women, presidents and other senior executives (%) 19 20 17 15 19 17 15 15 15 16 14
Employee engagement index (%)5 76 76 76
Performance excellence index (%)5 75 74
Leadership effectiveness index (%)5 71
Employee satisfaction index (%)5 85 86 85 84 83 81 77
                       
4 At year-end. As of 2009 regular employees are shown; previously temporary employees were also included.
5 We stopped measuring the employee satisfaction index in 2009 and replaced it with new indices. We introduced the employee engagement index in 2011, the performance excellence index in 2012 and the leadership effectiveness index in 2013.
6 There was no employee survey in 2010.