We are committed to complying with the Paris Climate Agreement – with the goal of becoming a company with a carbon-neutral 1 balance by 2050.


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Way to Zero: a holistic approach to climate-conscious mobility 

Volkswagen way to Zero

To drive the decarbonisation required to meet our goals, we will follow a new path, one that everyone can participate in. From giving our customers their own personal path to lower emissions with our innovative drive systems, to taking responsibility for the entire value chain of our vehicles. Only by doing this will we all reach our common goal.  

That is our Way to Zero. And it starts here.


  • sustainability

    Our supply chain

    At a group level, we follow a three-pronged approach to establishing sustainable supply chains - focusing on decarbonization, human rights, responsible procurement of raw materials and combating corruption. 

  • ID. Buzz

    Our product offering

    The models in our ID. family take us a step further on our way to achieving a smaller carbon footprint and offer everything that you can expect from mobility in the future: electric, efficient and zero local emissions.

    Our electric-only MEB platform is built with sustainability in mind and provides the platform for our new ID. Buzz

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    ID. Buzz delivered with a net carbon-neutral balance

    Manufacture and delivery of the ID. Buzz models to the Van Centres is independently certified as net carbon neutral by TUV Nord. Net carbon neutrality is achieved through a combination of both emission reduction and off-setting unavoidable emissions. You can download the ID. Buzz TUV Nord certificate below. This independent certification is audited and reconciled periodically. It excludes use and life-cycle post-handover at the Van Centre.

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    Our product's lifecycle

    Sustainable mobility starts at the electric socket. With the help of our partners we not only offer an intelligent solution for home charging, but also sustainable electricity for everyone. Additionally, we're driving research into increasing the effectiveness of not just new batteries, but used ones too.

    Our partnership with: Octopus Energy

  • Our corporate values:
    responsibilities & initiatives 

    For Volkswagen Group, sustainability means pursuing economic, social and ecological objectives simultaneously and with equal energy. It is our aim to create lasting values, offer good working conditions, and conserve resources and the environment.

  • Our future:
    how we're investing in it

    Volkswagen Group aims to operate climate-neutrally and conscientiously and following the guiding principle of the development of sustainable, connected, safe and tailored mobility solutions for future generations.

    This strategy is NEW AUTO - Mobility for generations to come.

Our Environmental Policy Statement

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