As one of the world’s leading engineering companies, we help our customers to use electrical power effectively and to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable way.
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- Globally (various continents)
- Over 1000
- more than 1,000,000,000 €
ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 135,000 people.
ABB is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers in roughly 100 countries. With more than four decades at the forefront of digital technologies, we are a leader in digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems with an installed base of more than 70,000 control systems connecting 70 million devices.
Good leaders are characterized by competence, ambition and integrity
All three ensure that we create value by fulfilling our commitments to our customers, our employees and the communities and societies in which we operate, acting in accordance with sound corporate values.
To build value, performance and leadership into ABB, responsibility, respect and determination are key
Assuming responsibility, and acting with respect and determination makes it possible to nurture ABB’s traditional strengths – our technology leadership, our pioneering spirit and our ability to be at home everywhere. That is our legacy, and our future. The key to success lies in how well all of us understand and apply the business principles – demonstrating personal, professional and corporate responsibility, showing respect for the views and needs of others and applying our shared determination to win.
Through a series of workshops, ABB employees have helped to define what the business principles of responsibility, respect and determination mean
- Taking responsibility
Taking our own professional development and the ABB strategy seriously
- Adhering to regulations
Legal responsibility and compliance to best practice in all countries
- Doing a professional job
Being accountable and ‘walking the talk’
- Delivering on our promises
A moral responsibility to do what we say we will do
- Celebrating differences
Being open to other cultures and seeing all ABB employees as equals
- Discussing, challenging and listening
Supporting and challenging others whilst remaining open minded
Showing fairness and honesty. Earning respect by respecting others
- Personal regard for employees and environment
- Providing a win-win outcome for all stakeholders
Being innovative for our customer, efficient for our organization and achieving for ourselves
Staying the course and sticking with it, through good times and bad
- Results driven
Wanting to win for ABB and performing at our personal best
Acting on decisions and showing clear leadership
- Improve performance: ABB helps customers improve their operating performance, grid reliability and productivity whilst saving energy and lowering environmental impact.
- Drive innovation: Innovation and quality are key characteristics of our product, systems and service offering.
- Attract talent: ABB is committed to attracting and retaining dedicated and skilled people and offering employees an attractive, global work environment.
- Act responsibly: Sustainability, lowering environmental impact and business ethics are at the core of our market offering and our own operations.
As one of the world’s leading engineering companies, we help our customers to use electrical power efficiently, to increase industrial productivity and to lower environmental impact in a sustainable way. Power and productivity for a better world
For ABB, sustainability is about balancing economic success, environmental stewardship and social progress to benefit all our stakeholders. Sustainability is part of ABB's corporate strategy and business success.
Sustainability considerations cover how we design and manufacture products, what we offer customers, how we engage suppliers, how we assess risks and opportunities, and how we behave in the communities where we operate and towards one another, while striving to ensure the health, safety and security of our employees, contractors and others affected by our activities.