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Every day, we work to develop technology that is “Invented for life.” Technology that accompanies us, that makes life easier, and that sees change as an opportunity for progress. Whether in research, software development, or manufacturing.
(figures as of December 31, 2023 | values rounded)


The Bosch Group generated sales of 91.6 billion euros and thus grew 8 percent after adjusting for exchange-rate effects in 2023.

Research and development

Bosch’s innovative strength is the basis for the company’s future growth. Bosch employs some 90,100 associates in research and development at 136 locations around the globe.


With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral overall (scopes 1 & 2)* since 2020. As part of this, residual emissions of some 581,000 metric tons of CO₂ were offset with carbon credits in 2023.


More than 150 nationalities work at Bosch, contributing each day to the company’s success.


You can download annual reports from 1977 to 2023 as PDF files here.

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Ownership structure and organization

The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-four percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The remaining shares are held by Robert Bosch GmbH and by a corporation owned by the Bosch family. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust.

Office building of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and former house of Robert Bosch in Stuttgart

Robert Bosch Stiftung

Since it was established in 1964, Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH has been carrying on the company founder’s public welfare endeavors. It helps smooth the path toward viable solutions for social challenges. The support it provides can take the form of projects of its own, of partnerships, and of grants for third-party initiatives. The Stiftung finances its work from the dividend it receives as a shareholder in Robert Bosch GmbH.

Our business sectors


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Bosch is rated by the two international rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Fitch as follows:

Rating agency Long-term rating Short-term rating Outlook Latest update
Rating agency
Standard & Poor’s
Long-term rating
Short-term rating
Latest update
October 13, 2023
Rating agency
Long-term rating
Short-term rating
Latest update
October 18, 2023

Our brands

The Bosch Group encompasses a number of different brands which are tailored to individual market requirements, and whose products and services are also designed to improve quality of life. Explore these brands below:

  1. actron
  2. AquaEasy
  3. Auto Crew
  4. Azena

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