AB Volvo publishes 2009 Sustainability Report

Today, AB Volvo published its Sustainability Report for 2009. This year’s report is entirely web based.
The Sustainability Report outlines the Volvo Group’s work related to the financial, social and environmental development of its operations and its contribution to society. In addition, the report describes how the Volvo Group organizes its work and future goals and presents key figures for the operations. The report is also an important platform for dialogs with customers, suppliers, investors, employees and other stakeholders.

From a sustainability perspective, the most significant events in the Volvo Group in 2009 were:

The Group’s continued work in the areas of alternative drivelines and hybrid solutions and cooperation in switching to CO2-neutral transports.

The Group’s adaptation to the financial crisis, which impacted the automotive industry as well as the Group’s employees.

The launch of updated ethical requirements for the Volvo Group’s suppliers and the Group’s internal anti-corruption program.

The report is available at: http://www.volvogroup.com/group/global/en-gb/responsibility/sustreport09/Pages/sustreport2009.aspx

April 7, 2010

Reporters who want more information, please contact:
Malin Ripa, AB Volvo, Public Affairs, tel. +46 (0)31-66 11 61 or +46 (0)702-84 11 61