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                          A global, innovative and responsible company

                          From steel in the 19th century, to electrical distribution and automation in the 20th and energy management in the 21st, Schneider Electric has always been driven by an international, innovative and responsible mindset to shape the transformation of the industry it was evolving in.

                           
                           
                           
                           
                           

                          Helping people make the most of their energy

                           
                           
                           Men with a green tie   Between energy generation and its usage, Schneider Electric provides technology and integrated solutions to optimise energy usage in markets like energy & infrastructure, industry, data centres, buildings and residential. With a unique portfolio in electrical distribution, industrial automation, critical power & cooling, building management and security, Schneider Electric is the only global specialist in energy management and a world leader in energy efficiency.

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                          A global mindset

                           
                           

                           Young girl with   With more than 130,000 employees in over 100 countries, Schneider Electric leverages its people diversity as a strength to understand its customers and the world we are living in. In 2011, 39% of Schneider Electric’s sales were in new economies such as Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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                          Geared to a sustainable growth

                           
                           

                          Chinese people in the street   Schneider Electric evolves in an industry tackling the most exciting challenge of our time: the energy & climate change challenge. Since 2004, the Group has created a unique business portfolio and doubled its size in terms of revenue and people, both by a strong organic growth and a selective acquisition strategy. Schneider Electric has also built a balanced footprint in terms of end-markets and geographies to be more resilient and agile in capturing growth opportunities.

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                          Innovation and R&D

                           
                           

                           Innovation Showroom of Schneider Electric   Schneider Electric devotes 5% of its sales every year to Research and development with over 7,500 R&D engineers in centres worldwide. The company sees innovation as a way to make its solutions greener, simpler and easier to integrate into the daily environment of its customers, relying on strong investment and many partnerships.

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                          Sustainability and responsibility at the heart of our strategy

                           
                           

                          Asian children at school   Schneider Electric is committed to putting sustainable development at the heart of its strategy. Not because it is fashionable, but because we care and it makes good business sense. We have been measuring our sustainability performance since 2005 with a unique tool, the Planet & Society Barometer, to make sure we improve our business, environmental and social commitments.

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                          Schneider Electric in figures

                          €23.6 billion
                           in sales in 2013

                          150,000+
                          employees in more than 100 countries.

                          43%
                          of revenue in new economies

                           

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