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The BMW Group
The BMW Group is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 25 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.
In 2012, the BMW Group sold about 1.85 million cars and more than 117,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax for the financial year 2012 was 7.8 billion euros on revenues amounting to 76.8 billion euros. As at December 2012, the BMW Group had a workforce of approximately 105,800 employees (300 in Switzerland).
The success of the BMW Group has always been built on long-term thinking and responsible actions. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy. As a result of its efforts, the BMW Group has been ranked Industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes for the last several years.