Osram achieves top position among the world´s most sustainable companies


Osram is among the top 25 of the world’s 100 most sustainable companies for the second year in a row. With this award, the Canadian research company Corporate Knights confirms the sustainability performance of the Munich-based high-tech company once again. In addition to the award announcement, Osram is publishing its sustainability report for fiscal year 2020 today.

Osram remains in the top quarter of the “Global 100 Index“, according to Corporate Knights’ ranking of the 100 most sustainable companies worldwide. The photonics corporation ranks first among German companies. In total, only seven German companies made it into the 100 ranking. Out of approximately 7,400 worldwide companies, Osram ranks 23rd.

According to Corporate Knights, the Global 100 represents the most sustainable one percent of all companies worldwide. “We are delighted about the renewed recognition of our efforts in the area of sustainability and are proud that the jury recognized our constant commitment,” said Osram CFO Kathrin Dahnke. “We are convinced that economic success is closely coupled with good sustainability work in the long term.”

Osram is committed to making its sustainability activities transparent, and therefore, publishes a detailed sustainability report every year. The focus is on how Osram assumes its responsibility along the entire value chain regarding social, economic and business aspects.

The new sustainability report and current sustainability magazine are now available at www.osram.com/sustainability


OSRAM, based in Munich, is a leading global high-tech company with a history dating back more than 110 years. Primarily focused on semiconductor-based technologies, our products are used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smartphones to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM uses the endless possibilities of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. OSRAM’s innovations enable people all over the world not only to see better, but also to communicate, travel, work and live better. OSRAM had approximately 21,000 employees worldwide as of end of fiscal 2020 (September 30) and generated revenue of around three billion euros from continuing activities. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at www.osram.com.