About ABB

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries

ABB Way Forward

The ABB Way Forward is our strategy focused on value creation

Following our Purpose and leveraging our strong  positions in Electrification, Robotics, Motion and Process Automation, we aim to create superior value for all our stakeholders. With our Purpose at its core, the way we operate – the ABB Way – is our lever to implement our strategy. By pushing the boundaries of technology and embedding sustainability in everything we do, our people drive the performance of our market-leading and empowered businesses to new levels. Together with our common values, strong brand and governance framework, the ABB Way will be leading us to become a more focused, successful, value-creating company.

Our Four Business Areas

Electrification, Process Automation, Motion and Robotics & Discrete Automation: discover how our Business Areas divided into 20 leading Divisions push the boundaries of technology driving innovation for a more productive. sustainable future.


Writing the future of safe, smart and sustainable electrification.

ABB's Electrification business offers a wide-ranging portfolio of products, digital solutions and services, from substation to socket, enabling safe, smart and sustainable electrification. 

Process Automation

Writing the future of safe and smart operations.

ABB's Process Automation business offers a broad range of solutions for process and hybrid industries, including industry-specific integrated automation, electrification and digital solutions, control technologies, software and advanced services, as well as measurement & analytics, and marine and turbocharging offerings.


Writing the future of smart motion

ABB's Motion business is the largest supplier of drives and motors, globally. We provide customers with the complete range of electrical motors, generators, drives and services, as well as mechanical power transmission products and integrated digital powertrain solutions

Robotics & Discrete Automation

Writing the future of flexible manufacturing and smart machines.

ABB's Robotics & Discrete Automation business provides value-added solutions in robotics, machine and factory automation. Our integrated automation solutions, our application expertise across a wide scope of industries and our global presence deliver tangible customer value. 

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What is the ABB Code of Conduct?

ABB’s success depends on the trust of employees, customers, shareholders and the communities it serves. To maintain that trust, we have implemented company-wide standards of conduct that go beyond technical issues of compliance and call for overall personal integrity and individual accountability. The Code of Conduct provides practical guidance on these standards, primarily to our workforce, but it also informs our suppliers, business partners and other stakeholders how we conduct business worldwide.

What are the basic principles embodied in the ABB Code of Conduct?

The Code of Conduct is based on 5 simple and straightforward integrity principles. These principles guide our behavior in how we do business within ABB with colleagues and externally with customers and business partners, such as suppliers or channel partners. The principles relate to the various integrity focus areas regarding sustainability, health & safety and human rights. They also focus on the protection of ABB’s assets and reputation and ask all employees to speak up and report suspected violations of the Code promptly to the Group Legal and Integrity function.

Who is expected to follow the ABB Code of Conduct?

We expect all of our employees to read, acknowledge and follow the ABB Code of Conduct. Failure to follow the Code will result in disciplinary action and may lead to termination of employment with ABB. Additionally, we expect ABB third parties, consultants, contractors and temporary workers to follow the Code in connection with their work for our company. Failure to do so may result in termination of their business relationship with ABB.


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