Since the birth of the brand, smart has always maintained the vision of “exploring the best solutions for future urban mobility”. As the first brand in the industry to fully complete the transition from ICE to all-electric vehicles, smart takes an active role in corporate social responsibility in the realm of "carbon neutrality" and digital transformation, promoting the sustainable collaborative development of the environment, society, and the company. Committed to decarbonisation, smart has pledged to provide the market with carbon-neutral all-electric models by 2045.
Mr. Tong Xiangbei, Global CEO of smart Automobile, said, “After the comprehensive renewal of the smart brand, product, and business model, we have focused on advancing our sustainability strategy and action plan to ensure long-term business operations and value creation. We are also collaboratively driving forward low-carbon and digital transformation across the entire value chain.”
smart has formulated a sustainability strategy focused on 5 key areas
- Integrity & Transparency: We are committed to conducting business with integrity and transparency.
- Product & Privacy: We design premier pure electric vehicles to engage people with the sustainable mobility ecosystem and bring safety and privacy protection to our customers.
- Climate & Carbon: We take decarbonisation commitment seriously. Producing a carbon-neutral vehicle model and providing low carbon solutions is our mission.
- Circularity & Resources: We embed “life cycle thinking” into our business. We are committed to circular economy and responsible sourcing.
- Employees & Society: We empower individuals for the common benefits and continue to strengthen engagement with our partners in sustainable development.
“smart” Sustainability Action Plan
smart has officially launched the “smart” sustainability action plan based on the five pillars of the sustainability strategy. The plan includes a series of innovative short, medium, and long-term initiatives currently under implementation and designed to provide social and environmental benefits. Looking ahead, smart will share its latest progress and explorations along the company’s sustainable development journey, collaborating with partners, customers, and the broader community to design a smarter and more sustainable future together.