Business and Society
How companies can act responsibly and in the sense of future generations.
Ideas for the future
Innovations in the 21st century arise out of openness, cooperation and flexibility.
In the decentralized energy market intelligence and IT are key factors.
Parallel to our real world a virtual reality is emerging, which offers a new dimension of information and services.
The future of energy supply is engaging worldwide politicians, companies and citizens. It's about secure energy supply, affordable costs for the economy and requirements of climate protection.
Winning with efficiency
Companies and the environment benefit from careful use of energy and raw materials.. Efficiency is essential to remove the link between economic growth and resource consumption.
The internet of things promises a smart future in a communicating environment.
The future of traffic is intermodal. The combination of public and individual traffic is able to handle the heavy traffic and protect the climate.
The new City
Networking, exchange of information and intelligent data handling are the key to a worth-living city of the future.
Time for Power
The global demand for energy continous to increase rapidly. Electricity is a suitable alternative in many areas, can be generated from renewable sources, is easy to transport and can be used flexibly.
The sea has even more skills. It saves energy, nutrition, raw materials, etc. To use them carefully we need to assemble the latest technologies and develope them.
Green and Sustainability: there is no need for limitation on growth and comfort. To such an extent resource-friendly economic activity is connecting Ekology and Economy to a win-win-situation for Economy, Society und Earth.
Staying Healthy as We Age
We can stay fit and healthy into old age. Siemens is helping to make this possible with modern medical technology and intelligent homes.
High-speed Innovation is a decisive factor in the success of companies. The best way to achieve this is by networking with universities, customers and suppliers. Open innovation also makes it possible to tap the infinite resources of the Internet.
What kind of mobility will we enjoy in the future? This question must be answered quickly in light of climate change issues and increasingly congested automobile traffic. The key lies in intelligent connections between different types of transportation that already exist.
In light of the global economic crisis, climateprotection is seen not only as a necessary environmentalpolicy but also as an economicallysensible investment in the future.
The city of the future will be sustainable. It will offer more and more inhabitants a higher standard of living and reduce CO2 emissions. We already have the necessary technologies - for intelligent buildings, efficient powersupply and networked traffic systems.
Electricity Gets Smart
Cover Story: Smart metering and smart grids – intelligentmeters in households and linked grids – will contribute to ensuring the optimal use of energy from renewable sources and reducing energy consumption.
Factory of the Future
Cover Story: When companies want to offer individual products customized to customer wishes at increasingly faster paces and lower prices, this canonly be accomplished with a digital factory.