Economic performance

One of the aims of our sustainability agenda is to unlock additional business advantages, e.g., by using materials in a resource-friendly manner.

The following statement of value added outlines direct value generated and distributed to the company's stakeholders. For more detailed information on the individual items, please refer to our annual report.

Statement of value added – Generation

 

 

 

 

(€ millions)

 

2015/2016

2014/2015

2013/2014

Net sales

 

2,579

 

2,427

 

2,469

Other operating revenue

 

40

 

-8

 

37

Total sales and operating revenue

 

2,618

 

2,419

 

2,506

Cost of raw materials and supplies + purchased services

 

-1,494

 

-1,472

 

-1,427

Depreciation/amortization and write-downs, incl. carve-out

 

-63

 

-54

 

-61

Other expenditure (net)

 

-172

 

-189

 

-216

Value added

 

889

 

704

 

802

Per employee

 

0.094

 

0.077

 

0.089

Distribution

(€ millions)

in %

(€ millions)

in %

(€ millions)

in %

– Employees

744

83.7%

683

97.0%

649

80.9%

– Company

50

5.6%

7

1.0%

49

6.1%

– Shareholders

51

5.7%

0

0.0%

52

6.5%

– Public sector

37

4.2%

7

1.0%

42

5.2%

– Lenders

6

0.7%

6

0.9%

7

0.9%

– Non-controlling interests

2

0.2%

1

0.1%

3

0.4%