• Company
    • Profile
    • Products & services
    • Innovations
    • Our values
    • History
    • Corporate Governance
      • Overview

        Our Corporate Governance Report contains the information required by the Directive on Information Relating to Corporate Governance issued by the SIX Swiss Exchange.

      • Board of Directors

        Find out more about the Board of Directors of the Schindler Group.

      • Board Committees

        The Board of Directors delegates certain duties to committees formed from its own members. It has appointed four standing committees.

      • Group Executive Committee

        Meet the Members of Group Executive Committee of the Schindler Group.

      • Organizational regulations

        The Organizational Regulations of the Schindler Group are based on articles 716, 716a and 716b of the Swiss Code of Obligations and the Articles of Association of Schindler Holding Ltd.

      • Articles of Association

        Read the current binding German version of the Articles of Association of Schindler Holding Ltd., as well as the English translation.

    • Suppliers
      • Overview

        Our Strategic Sourcing Organization works closely with our regional sourcing organizations to deliver competitive, innovative, and sustainable supply solutions for Schindler globally.

      • Global organization

        Our global purchasing organization is managed by a network of category and country teams, who work closely together to achieve maximum results.

      • Spend categories

        The Category structure defines the global material and service categories supplying the Schindler Group and drives the management of the spend and the supply base.

  • Responsibility
    • Overview
    • Our Sustainability Roadmap
    • Environment
      • Climate

        We are continually searching for innovative ways to reduce the carbon intensity of our vehicle fleet. And, by increasing the use of remote monitoring and adaptive servicing of our products, we are further reducing the need to travel.

      • Environmental management at our sites

        We are continuously looking for ways to do more to tackle climate change through minimizing our environmental impact at our sites.

    • People
      • Inclusion & Diversity

        Our global presence gives us access to the full spectrum of human diversity – reinforcing our ability to adapt and innovate.

      • Safety

        Every day, we move more than 1.5 billion passengers, who rely on our products to get around – that means the safety and reliability of our products are critical.

      • Communities

        We make a positive contribution to communities through our targeted Responsibility initiatives.

    • Value chain
      • Product sustainability

        Quality and innovation guide our investments to improve the environmental performance of our products.

      • Pioneer smart urban mobility

        We pioneer smart mobility with our ideas & solutions, keeping an ever-growing urban world easily accessible and making each trip safe, efficient, and swift.

      • Supply Chain engagement

        We are committed to increase sustainability and environmental awareness in our supply chain while maintaining high standards of safety & quality.

    • Ethics and compliance
      • Overview

        All Schindler employees commit themselves to observe the highest ethical standards of professional and personal conduct in their interactions with …

      • Educate

        In the Educate stage of the Compliance Program activities & processes are implemented which are designed to avoid compliance violations before they occur.

      • Examine

        In the Examine stage of the Compliance Program processes to detect hints of possible violations ("Red Flags") are implemented.

      • Enforce

        In the Enforce stage of the Compliance Program suspicions of violations are investigated, corrective actions taken and the responsible employees sanctioned.

    • Policies and reports
  • Investors
    • Overview
    • Share information
      • Overview

        Schindler registered shares & participation certificates are traded on the Swiss stock exchange since November 1, 1971.

      • Share price charts

        Data is delayed by at least 15 minutes. All quotes are in local exchange time.

      • Share capital structure

        Learn more about our capital structure and shareholders

      • Dividends

        Schindler's dividend policy is earnings-related and provides for a payout ratio of 35% to 65% of net profit attributable to shareholders of Schindler Holding Ltd.

      • Coverage and consensus

        Schindler is covered by various analysts. Their views, forecasts, and expectations may not necessarily reflect those of the company.

    • Results
      • Overview

        Schindler reports on its financial performance on a quarterly basis.

      • Archive

        Schindler reports on its financial performance on a quarterly basis. The documents in the reporting archive are available online only. For an overview click the corresponding year.

      • Non-GAAP measures

        We include certain non-GAAP measures in our Group Review comprise, which are not accounting measures as defined by IFRS.

    • Financial calendar
    • Events
    • General meetings
    • Investor Relations Contact
  • Careers
    • Overview
    • Who we are
      • People

        Learn about the people, traditions, and values that motivate us to tackle the urban mobility challenges of the 21st century.

      • Inclusion & Diversity

        By building inclusive and diverse teams, we are laying the foundation for creativity, innovation, and effective decision-making.

      • Society

        Help us transform the world. We’re looking for driven professionals ready to solve society’s most pressing urban mobility challenges.

      • Our values

        Our values are the foundation of everything we do and allow us to remain a leading global player in the elevator and escalator industry.

      • Facts & figures

        Discover the facts behind what makes Schindler a great company to work for.

    • Why Schindler
      • Compensation & benefits

        Discover more about Schindler employee compensation packages and benefits – and why competitive salaries are just the start.

      • Work-life balance

        Finding the right balance between work and life can be tough. We make it easier through flexible modern policies designed to meet diverse needs.

      • Training

        The key to maintaining Schindler’s proud legacy is by making sure that all our people – at every level – remain trained and ready.

      • International careers

        International assignments are a key part of how we develop our people. Grow your career internationally with Schindler.

      • Career development program

        Discover how we take our most talented young professionals on an international and multidisciplinary 6-year journey to help their careers flourish.

    • Who we look for
      • Experienced professionals

        Whether you’re a lift technician or an engineer, we need people with experience and skill. Seasoned professionals make our elevator & escalator service company great!

      • Students & graduates

        Explore the extensive possibilities for students and recent graduates at Schindler.

    • Open positions
  • Newsroom
  • Contact
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Non-GAAP measures definition in Schindler reporting

The financial information contained in the reporting includes certain non-GAAP measures that are not as defined by IFRS. They are used by management for the purpose of defining targets and measuring the Group’s performance. These non-GAAP measures may not be comparable to similar measures at other companies and should not be viewed as a substitute for IFRS measures.

Number of employees
The number of employees is defined as full-time equivalents (FTE).
Order intake Order intake is defined as the total value of orders received in the reporting period for all product lines, new installations, modernization, maintenance, and repairs.
Order backlog Order backlog is defined as the value of all unsatisfied performance obligations from new installation, modernization and repair customer contracts. Maintenance contracts are not included in the order backlog.
Operating profit (EBIT), adjusted

Operating profit (EBIT), adjusted, is defined as earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) reported, excluding:

  • Exceptional items
  • Cost related to strategic Group initiatives
  • Restructuring cost
  • Expenses for BuildingMinds

Exceptional items comprise revaluation gains or losses, significant gains on sale of property, plant, and equipment, etc. The Top Speed 23 program, launched in 2021, is considered a strategic Group initiative.

Return on equity (RoE)
RoE is defined as net profit divided by average total equity.
Net liquidity

Net liquidity is defined as follows:

+ Cash and cash equivalents
+ Current financial assets
+ Non-current financial assets (excluding the investment in Hyundai Elevator Co. Ltd.)

– Current financial debts
– Current lease liabilities
– Non-current financial debts
– Non-current lease liabilities

Net working capital

Net working capital is defined as follows:

+ Accounts receivable
+ Income tax receivable
+ Contract assets
+ Inventories
+ Prepaid expenses

– Accounts payable
– Income tax payable
– Contract liabilities
– Accrued expenses

Restructuring costs
Restructuring costs are defined as costs related to strategic restructuring measures.
Exceptional items 
Exceptional items are defined as significant costs and income which, because of their exceptional nature, cannot be viewed as inherent to the Group’s ongoing performance. They include revaluation gains, disposals of Group companies, and impairments.
Changes in local currencies
Changes in local currencies are defined as impacts calculated using constant exchanges rates. The change is calculated by converting the figures for the current
period at the previous year’s average rates and comparing the result with the figures for the previous year.