Our Values

1. Responsible: Committed to ethical and responsible actions

At Siemens, we are determined to meet - and wherever possible, exceed - all legal and ethical requirements. Our responsibility is to conduct all business according to the highest professional and ethical standards and practices: there must be no tolerance for non-compliant behavior.

The principles related to "Responsible" serve as the compass by which we navigate our way through our business decisions. We must also encourage business partners, suppliers and other stakeholders to adopt a similar standard of ethical behavior.

Our principles:

  • We obey the law

  • We respect the dignity of all people

  • We foster health and safety

  • We conduct business in a truthful and transparent manner

  • We are fair in our relationships with competitors and stakeholders

  • We honor commitments

  • We respect property

  • We strive for the protection of the environment

  • We are committed to good corporate citizenship

  • We are fully engaged and empowered to achieve the best results


2. Excellent: Achieving high performance and excellent results

We at Siemens set ourselves ambitious targets - derived from our vision and verified by benchmarks - and give our all to achieve them. We stand beside our customers in the search for perfect quality, coming up with solutions that exceed expectations.

Excellence demands we define a path of continuous improvement, constantly challenging existing processes. It also requires us to embrace change so we are in the right place when new opportunities open up. Excellence also means attracting the best talent in the marketplace and giving them the skills and opportunities they need to become high-achievers. We are committed to living a high-performance culture.

Our principles:

  • We set ourselves best-in-class goals and achieve them

  • We are passionate

  • We are willing to go the extra mile

  • We are disciplined and act fast and decisively

  • We always strive for improvements and perfect quality

  • We deeply understand our customers needs and challenges

  • We systematically develop our personal skills and leverage our full potential

  • We interact in an efficient and pragmatic way

  • We embrace change to ensure we are competitive in the future


3. Innovative: Being innovative to create sustainable value

Innovation is a cornerstone of Siemens success. We closely align R&D activities with business strategy, hold key patents and have a strong position in both established and emerging technologies. Our goal is to be a trendsetter in all of our businesses.

We unlock the energy and creativity of our employees, embracing the new and different. We are also ingenious and we embrace this quality in all its varied meanings - original, inventive and resourceful.

We are entrepreneurs whose innovations are successful on a global scale. We measure the success of our innovations by our customer's success. We constantly renew our portfolio to provide answers to societies most vital challenges, enabling us to create sustainable value.

Our principles:

  • We create innovations that give our customers a unique competitive edge

  • We act as entrepreneurs

  • We are creative and open to new ideas

  • We are ingenious and visionary

  • We are trendsetters

  • We constantly challenge the status quo