Great Success - New Accord was agreed
Great success for the further improvement of working conditions in Bangladesh: After intensive negotiations, a new Accord was agreed as a concept for occupational safety in the textile industry. The Otto Group has been actively involved in the Accord since 2013 and supports the fact that the new agreement now not only includes all relevant stakeholders - companies, trade unions and national stakeholders - but also opens up the perspective of extending the successful concept to other countries in the future. Read more here >>
Inside the Otto Group: Topics that inspire us to action
The Otto Group is concerned with the core issues of a modern society, including the future of work, value-oriented action and the opportunities and challenges of the present. In doing so, we have the clear aspiration to work in an entrepreneurial manner and at the same time with an eye for the consequences of our actions. >>
The Otto Group Sustainability Magazine "NOW in cooperation with GEO
In cooperation with GEO magazine from the renowned Hamburg publishing house Gruner + Jahr, the Otto Group has launched the sustainability magazine "NOW". The magazine takes a critical look at the sustainability activities of the Otto Group and its foundations and describes the challenges that the globally active corporation has to face in taking responsibility in a socio-political context >>
Circularity – The answer to urgent climate challenges?
The combination of increasing consumption and low recycling rates leads to exceeding our planetary boundaries. The Otto Group is facing up to the global challenge of steadily increasing resource consumption and is moving towards a circular economy >>
Our strategy: The Otto Group Path
Those who know their destination will find their way. The Otto Group Path provides clarity for the coming years and shows with what ambition, which values and in which ways we want to bring the vision of the shareholders "Responsible commerce that inspires" to life. >>
Otto Group Annual Report 2020/21
Due to the many years of consistent and focused digital transformation of the business models and sales channels and the Kulturwandel (cultural change) we have lived through, the Otto Group is in a great economic position after the 2020/21 financial year. With a further development of the previous focused growth strategy for the coming years, we have set ourselves new, even more ambitious goals. Read more in our current annual report >>
Otto Group CEO Alexander Birken on the attitude of companies (Video)
Why is the attitude of companies important? Otto Group CEO Alexander Birken answered this question in his virtual keynote at this year's Digital Marketing Expo & Conference (DMEXCO): Attitude, responsibility and mindset are the basis of our "Licence to operate" and crucial for the future success of the Otto Group >>
Production up and running in sourcing markets – situation remains tense
While we in Europe are slowly and cautiously moving towards a new normal, many countries around the world are still struggling with the immediate consequences of the corona lockdown. Suppliers and their employees in sourcing markets are particularly affected by this. Nevertheless, there is a ray of hope: in all the factories producing for the Otto Group, production is running again after isolated closures, albeit with varying levels of utilisation and capacity. Transport routes are also functioning without any problems. More >>
Otto Group companies donate corona protective material to Hamburg hospitals and to care and nursing homes
In a concerted action, Otto Group companies OTTO, Bonprix and Hermes are donating 175,000 face masks, 25,000 protective glasses and face shields as well as 3,300 overalls to two clinics – University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and Marienkrankenhaus – as well as to care and nursing homes in Hamburg. Read more >>
Sustainability Magazine NOW - Interview Michael Otto
How to save the world? Ranga Yogeshwar, one of Germany's best-known science journalists, and Otto Group Supervisory Board Chairman Prof. Dr. Michael Otto in conversation about climate change, Corona, consumption and digitalisation >>
Great Success - New Accord was agreed
Great success for the further improvement of working conditions in Bangladesh: After intensive negotiations, a new Accord was agreed as a concept for occupational safety in the textile industry. The Otto Group has been actively involved in the Accord since 2013 and supports the fact that the new agreement now not only includes all relevant stakeholders - companies, trade unions and national stakeholders - but also opens up the perspective of extending the successful concept to other countries in the future. Read more here >>
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Inside the Otto Group: Topics that inspire us to action
The Otto Group is concerned with the core issues of a modern society, including the future of work, value-oriented action and the opportunities and challenges of the present. In doing so, we have the clear aspiration to work in an entrepreneurial manner and at the same time with an eye for the consequences of our actions. >>
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The Otto Group Sustainability Magazine "NOW in cooperation with GEO
In cooperation with GEO magazine from the renowned Hamburg publishing house Gruner + Jahr, the Otto Group has launched the sustainability magazine "NOW". The magazine takes a critical look at the sustainability activities of the Otto Group and its foundations and describes the challenges that the globally active corporation has to face in taking responsibility in a socio-political context >>
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Circularity – The answer to urgent climate challenges?
The combination of increasing consumption and low recycling rates leads to exceeding our planetary boundaries. The Otto Group is facing up to the global challenge of steadily increasing resource consumption and is moving towards a circular economy >>
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Our strategy: The Otto Group Path
Those who know their destination will find their way. The Otto Group Path provides clarity for the coming years and shows with what ambition, which values and in which ways we want to bring the vision of the shareholders "Responsible commerce that inspires" to life. >>
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Otto Group Annual Report 2020/21
Due to the many years of consistent and focused digital transformation of the business models and sales channels and the Kulturwandel (cultural change) we have lived through, the Otto Group is in a great economic position after the 2020/21 financial year. With a further development of the previous focused growth strategy for the coming years, we have set ourselves new, even more ambitious goals. Read more in our current annual report >>
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Otto Group CEO Alexander Birken on the attitude of companies (Video)
Why is the attitude of companies important? Otto Group CEO Alexander Birken answered this question in his virtual keynote at this year's Digital Marketing Expo & Conference (DMEXCO): Attitude, responsibility and mindset are the basis of our "Licence to operate" and crucial for the future success of the Otto Group >>
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Production up and running in sourcing markets – situation remains tense
While we in Europe are slowly and cautiously moving towards a new normal, many countries around the world are still struggling with the immediate consequences of the corona lockdown. Suppliers and their employees in sourcing markets are particularly affected by this. Nevertheless, there is a ray of hope: in all the factories producing for the Otto Group, production is running again after isolated closures, albeit with varying levels of utilisation and capacity. Transport routes are also functioning without any problems. More >>
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Otto Group companies donate corona protective material to Hamburg hospitals and to care and nursing homes
In a concerted action, Otto Group companies OTTO, Bonprix and Hermes are donating 175,000 face masks, 25,000 protective glasses and face shields as well as 3,300 overalls to two clinics – University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and Marienkrankenhaus – as well as to care and nursing homes in Hamburg. Read more >>
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Sustainability Magazine NOW - Interview Michael Otto
How to save the world? Ranga Yogeshwar, one of Germany's best-known science journalists, and Otto Group Supervisory Board Chairman Prof. Dr. Michael Otto in conversation about climate change, Corona, consumption and digitalisation >>
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