The Bosch Group at a glance
What we do
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 410,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2018). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales from operations of 77.9 billion euros in 2018. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”
Our values — what we build on
Our values reflect the manner in which we run our business: our professional ethics in dealing with our business partners, investors, employees, and society.
Future and result focus
Our actions are result-focused. This allows us to secure our future. It also creates a sound basis for the social initiatives of the company and the foundation.
Responsibility and sustainability
We act responsibly in the interest of our company, also taking the social and ecological impact of our actions into consideration
Initiative and determination
We act on our own initiative, take entrepreneurial responsibility, and pursue our goals with determination.
Openness and trust
We communicate important company matters in a timely and open fashion. This is the best foundation for a relationship built on trust.
We deal fairly with our colleagues and business partners, and view this fairness as a cornerstone of our corporate success.
Reliability, credibility, legality
We promise only what we can deliver, accept agreements as binding, and respect and observe the law in all our business transactions.
We appreciate and encourage diversity for the enrichment it brings, and see it as essential for our success.
Bosch at a glance
Sales revenue, associates, locations — key figures and brands at a glance
Ownership structure and organisation
Since 1964, Bosch’s majority shareholder has been Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The Stiftung carries on the charitable and social endeavors of the company’s founder in contemporary form. It sees itself as a foundation that pursues its objectives both with programmes and institutions of its own, and by supporting suitable projects and initiatives proposed by others for tackling the tasks faced by society.