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Daimler sweeps 2019 all party donations

last year the group made political parties a total of 320 000 Euro, now is set to end. Instead, they wanted to promote civil society projects.

The auto group Daimler has all party donations for this year deleted. This decision of the Board of Directors of the company adopted, as the Bild am Sonntag wrote, citing a Daimler spokesman. This told the newspaper: "We have decided to put in this year, the focus is on projects in the areas of education, conservation, science, art, and culture."

A spokesman confirmed to the German press-Agency of the project. Which projects are to be what sums of money funded, he said.

Thomas Bareiß, parliamentary under-Secretary of state in the Ministry of economic Affairs, called the Daimler-decision-on-Twitter "irresponsible, democracy-hazardous and stupid."

In 2018, had donated to the company a total of 320 000 Euro to political parties. Of these, the CDU and SPD each received 100 000 euros, and to the Greens, CSU and FDP 40 000 euros.

In the case of the balance sheet press conference of the group at the end of February the chief Executive officer Dieter Zetsche austerity measures announced to increase the profitability of the passenger Car division. The carmaker is due to the conversion to more electric mobility billion of investment. Daimler personnel chief Wilfried Porth was gone in an Interview with the German press Agency at the end of March more in Detail: There are many small signals, in the sum of something, "for example, less consultants, less travel, less paper and entertainment at Meetings, higher efficiency."

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