Using profits generated in 2021, mobility provider Sixt distributed special holiday bonuses of €8 million to its global workforce. This was distributed in as a "€750 Corona bonus" in October to all employees, the company said in a statement. Sixt will also hire 2,500 new employees.
The company donated €1.5 million as part of its CSR activities to support children in need. The managing board agreed to support the Regine Sixt Children’s Aid Foundation “drying little tears” with donations to alleviate the suffering of children worldwide. The foundation, the official corporate social responsibility programme of Sixt SE, develops and implements aid projects worldwide in the four areas of education, health, welfare, and emergency aid for children.
“Sixt has all but completed a challenging but also extremely successful 2021," said Alexander Sixt, co-CEO of Sixt SE. "We are taking the opportunity this Christmas to say thank you once again and to fulfil our social obligations as a responsible family business. Sixt traditionally stands for more than just growth, innovation and premium standards. We take responsibility: We think of those in need, have created thousands of jobs this year alone and value our employees as part of the family.”
As part of the company's own vaccination campaign, there have been about 1,000 vaccinations for employees and their family members to date. The vaccination campaign will be continued in 2022, as will the group's numerous other social projects.
In the third quarter of 2021, Sixt achieved the best quarterly operating result in the company’s history, despite the pandemic. The company expects consolidated operating revenues of between €2.1 billion and €2.3 billion, and consolidated EBT of between €390 million and €450 million for the 2021 financial year, exceeding the pre-tax profit of €308 million from 2019.