SMA receives EcoVadis gold medal for excellent sustainability management

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Press Release SMA Solar Technology AG

SMA receives EcoVadis gold medal for excellent sustainability management

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Niestetal, August 31, 2022 - SMA Solar Technology AG (SMA, FWB: S92) has
been awarded the gold medal for successful sustainability management by
rating agency EcoVadis. This puts SMA among the top five percent of
companies evaluated by EcoVadis worldwide. The ratings and scorecards from
EcoVadis show how well a company has integrated the principles of
sustainability into its business and management system. The ratings focus on
four categories: environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable

"We want to realize a sustainable, secure and cost-effective energy supply
for all people worldwide. This is our Purpose and the most important
motivation of all SMA employees. For over 40 years, our products and
solutions, but above all our high environmental, social and governance
standards, have made a very decisive contribution here. The objective of
holistic sustainability is therefore also at the heart of our Strategy
2025," says SMA Chief Executive Officer Jürgen Reinert. The company is
committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, is a member of the UN
Global Compact and was one of the finalists for the German Sustainability
Award 2022 - the largest and most prestigious in Europe. "Our commitment and
our claim of continuous improvement are recognized accordingly: We
consistently receive excellent ESG ratings and are extremely pleased to have
been awarded the EcoVadis Gold Medal. I am very proud that, in view of the
demanding rating, we have not only consistently maintained a high level, but
have also been able to improve once again in the 'labor and human rights'
and 'ethics' categories," said Reinert. "We are on a very good path to fully
implementing our sustainability strategy by 2025."

More information: Holistic and integrated approach - Sustainability
management | SMA Solar

About SMA

As a leading global specialist in photovoltaic and storage system
technology, the SMA Group is setting the standards today for the
decentralized and renewable energy supply of tomorrow. SMA’s portfolio
contains a wide range of efficient PV and battery inverters, holistic system
solutions for PV and battery-storage systems of all power classes,
intelligent energy management systems and charging solutions for electric
vehicles and power-to-gas applications. Digital energy services as well as
extensive services up to and including operation and maintenance services
for PV power plants round off SMA’s range. SMA inverters with a total output
of more than 115 gigawatts have been installed in more than 190 countries
worldwide. SMA’s multi-award-winning technology is protected by more than
1,700 patents and utility models. Since 2008, the Group’s parent company,
SMA Solar Technology AG, has been listed on the Prime Standard of the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange (S92) and is listed in the TecDAX index and SDAX

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or developments.

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Language: English
Company: SMA Solar Technology AG
Sonnenallee 1
34266 Niestetal
Phone: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)561 / 9522 - 100
Indices: SDAX, TecDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);
Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf,
Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1432797

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