Saab Case Study

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Department of Ecotechnology and Sustainable Building Engineering Mid Sweden University
Östersund, Sweden

Simplified sustainable development report

Václav Pánek Ht16 MX023G (NEKOG B4141)


Introduction 3
Result 4 Responsible business 4 Code of Conduct 4 Conflict minerals 4 Reduce environmental impact 4 Innovative aircraft wing 5 Biofuels tested on Gripen 5 Green highway 5 Hull cleaning 5 Traffic management systems 5
Discussion 7
Reference 8


Saab wrote its first sustainability report in accordance
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Aviation is Saab´s largest market segment. (Fig.1) Especially the Gripen system, which is used by Swedish air forces and has been also delivered to other countries as Thailand, Czech Republic and Hungary.

Saab states that by acting responsibly in everything they do, they earn the trust of stakeholders, Furthermore a long-range view is critical to Saab, especially since several of Saabs projects extend over more than 30 years.
Fig. 1 Market segments

The trust of stakeholders, better reputation, attraction of new employees, increase in employee and consumer loyalty and a great advertising are some examples of the advantages gained by writing GRI reports.

In accordance with the process for defining reporting content, Saab has divided its sustainability work into four areas: responsible business, reduce environmental impact, employer of choice, and contribute to society.
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This dramatically cutting fuel consumption, while also lessening the spread of microorganisms in different aquatic environments.

Traffic management systems
Systems that lead to increased efficiency at airports and in ports, and by that reducing environmental impacts.

Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges; while
Principle 8: promoting greater environmental responsibility

Saab has been reporting greenhouse gas emissions since 2006 to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which is an independent organisation that collects climate data from companies around the world.
Information on CDP and Saab’s complete report can be found at
The long-term goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20% (from 2007 to 2020). Results from 2014 show a 7% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 2007 (Fig

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