Legrand sets itself ambitious targets for 2030

Legrand achieved sales of 5,997.2 m EUR in 2018, an increase of 8.6% compared to the previous year.

The operating result amounted to 1,139.0 m EUR; here an increase of 11.1%. Net profit increased by 8.5% to 771.7 m EUR; so an overall very good financial year for Legrand.

In France, sales increased by 1.1% in 2018 compared to the previous year, in Italy it was 6.2%, with particularly strong rises in Eastern-/ Southern Europe, Germany and the Netherlands. In North and Central America, the plus was 4.2% and in the Rest of the World 4.9%.

For 2030, Legrand has set themselves extraordinary goals: They would like to achieve 80% of Group sales with sustainable products, increase the proportion of women in management to 1/3 and reduce CO² emissions by 30%. An ambitious goal - good luck.