Responsibility by conviction

As one of the world’s most relevant building and infrastructure construction groups, HOCHTIEF acts on its responsibility toward society and the environment (Corporate Responsibility, CR). Drawing on its expertise, HOCHTIEF will help to master the challenges modern societies face—now and in the future. Our activities as a global construction group have an impact on people and nature alike. We aim to manage this impact in order to maximize the benefits for society and the environment while keeping the burdens to a minimum. Our sustainable action is based on HOCHTIEF’s CR strategy, in our values, vision, and guiding principles.

Award in RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2017

HOCHTIEF has been recognized for sustainability in the Sustainability Yearbook 2017, published by the investment fund RobecoSAM. The construction group has been awarded the “RobecoSAM Silver Class” in the category of Construction and Engineering for its sustainability achievements. The best one to five percent of all companies in each industry are listed in the prestigious Silver Class. In addition, HOCHTIEF has been named a “RobecoSAM Industry Mover” – making it the company in the construction industry that has achieved the greatest year-on-year progress.

Around 2,500 companies from 60 different industries were analyzed by RobecoSAM in 2016 on the basis of industry-specific questions focusing on economic, environmental and social factors relevant to the companies’ success.


Silver 2017


Mover 2017


Further information:

Area 1: Compliance
Area 2: Attractive working environment
Area 3: Procurement
Area 4: Sustainable products and servicesn
Sustainable products and servicesn © Jeff Goldberg
Area 5: Active climate and resource protection
Area 6: Corporate citizenship