2018 Review

2018 revenue by geography

2018 revenue by business

Industrial Automation​

No. 4 worldwide

Energy Management​

No.1 worldwide​
(Medium Voltage, Low Voltage, Secure Power)​

Revenue distribution to our stakeholders

Recognitions and awards

Named among 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere® Institute for the ninth consecutive year

Included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, for the second year

Voted Best Place to Work in France in the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards®, 2018

Customer Innovation of the Year in SCM World’s 2018 Power of the Profession Awards

Ranked 2nd in our industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Ranked 12th on Gartner’s Supply Chain Top 25 for 2018

Named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, 2019

Recognized as the Lighthouses of the Fourth Industrial Revolution by the World Economic Forum

Ranked in the top 15 companies in the world for Gender Equality, according to Equileap

One of four companies to receive the 2019 Catalyst Award for safe and inclusive workplaces where women can advance

Received "The Circulars 2019" award for engagement in the circular economy from the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders

Listed on 2019 CDP Supplier Engagement Leader Board for supporting suppliers in the fight against climate change

Digital growth

  • 2 million assets managed — up 34% from 2017
  • 14 Innovation Summits, gathering 20,000 customers
  • 650,000+ channel partners on our digital portal
  • Single- and double-digit growth across segments, driven by EcoStruxure
  • 20,000+ system integrators and developers
  • Connected customers x3 since 2015

2018 mergers and acquisitions

Our acquisition strategy helps us strengthen our position in leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation and optimizing our portfolio.

IGE-XAO is a leader in design software for electrical
installations and will reinforce the software offer
of Schneider Electric in a field complementary to
products and solutions supplied for electrical distribution.

AVEVA is a leader of engineering, design, and information
management software for process, plant, and marine
industries, strengthening the Schneider Electric position
in process and hybrid industries.

Our resources





of independent administrators



industrial and logistics sites certified ISO 14001


distribution centers around the world


sites labeled towards zero waste to landfill



of revenue invested in R&D


R&D engineers


> €12B

Procurement volume

1,258 TWh

equivalent energy consumption


m3 water consumption



Shareholders’ equity


Free cash flow


Green Bond emitted in 2015

Our ecosystem

Our ecosystem includes two core offerings of energy management and industrial automation serving the energy transition and Industry 4.0. We offer integrated and digitized solutions through EcoStruxure — our global platform for efficiency and sustainability.

With a presence in 100+ countries, Schneider is a global leader in power management — medium voltage, low voltage, and secure power — and in automation systems.

of our business is on the

energy demand side.

Common values:

  • Meaningful
  • Inclusive
  • Empowered

From the business partnership to a culture of dialogue with all our stakeholders:

  • Clients
  • Civil society
  • Social
  • Institutional
  • Technical
  • Financial
  • Partners

Our value creation

Inspired, trained, and committed employees

  • Medical Incident Rate per million hours worked, 0.94
  • 5,691 volunteering days thanks to our VolunteerIn global platform
  • 67% Employee Engagement Index

Product and Services serving the Energy Transition

  • +13.8% turnover for our Energy and Sustainability Services
  • €6.59B revenue from our new Green Premium portfolio
  • 51M Metric tons CO2 saved on our customers’ end thanks to our EcoStruxure offers

Resolute social and societal commitments

  • 92% of employees are working in a country with commitment and process in place to achieve gender pay equity
  • 21.6% of our leaders are women
  • +1,300 decentralized electrification systems and solar micro-grids installed since 2015
  • 196,162 underprivileged people trained in energy management since 2015

Strong financial growth

  • Proposed dividend per share €2.35, +7% versus 2017
  • +10% operational margin organic growth
  • €25.720B in revenue

2019 priorities

The Group targets 2019 adj. EBITA growth between +4% and +7% organic. This would be achieved through a combination of organic revenue growth and margin improvement, expected to be:

  • Revenue growth of +3% to +5% organic
  • Adjusted EBITA margin up +20 to +50 bps improvement expected to be more pronounced in the second part of the year