SustainCase: How the BMW Group ensures occupational health and safety

SustainCase: How the BMW Group ensures occupational health and safety Summary

Case study: How the BMW Group ensures occupational health and safety

The BMW Group strives to become the most successful and sustainable premium provider of individual mobility around the globe, integrating sustainability across the company’s value chain and operations. Accordingly, safeguarding the health and safety of its approximately 125,000 employees, is a top priority.


Active in more than 150 countries, the BMW Group strives to protect the health and safety of its employees through a holistic approach that encompasses a range of programmes, initiatives and activities. In order to ensure occupational health and safety the BMW Group took action to:
• protect employees’ health through the BMW Group Health Initiative
• promote the long-term health of employees through the Health Management 2020 programme
• implement health and safety management systems

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