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We aim to be pioneers in protecting people and the world around us by working towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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Our ambitions

Climate action

Net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

Circular economy

Towards becoming a circular business by 2040

Responsible business

Improve and protect people's lives in our value chain and society

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How to get there?


First established car company to announce all-in electrification


All models available in an electrified version


Launches of EX90, EX30 and EM90 make 5 fully-electric models (also XC40 and C40)


Ambition: 50% sales to be pure electric models


Plan: every new Volvo model to be pure electric

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Mid-decade milestones

We aim to reduce the lifecycle carbon footprint per car by 40 per cent (2018-2025). It's a step towards our ambition of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.


Tailpipe emissions through electrification


Emissions from materials


Operational emissions


Total CO₂ reduction per car

We support the goals of the Paris Agreement

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A heritage of sustainability

We have worked to reduce our environmental impact over many years. Discover some of the actions we have taken to date.