Compliance, Integrity and Legal

Compliance, integrity and the law are part of our everyday corporate life

Society, our business partners, customers and suppliers expect us to act responsibly and lawfully. We are very aware of this responsibility and every single employee of our company feels committed to this expectation.

Our compliance management system comprises fundamental principles and measures to promote compliant behavior in our company.

Our whistleblower system enables our global employees and external whistleblowers to report suspected violations in compliance with the law.


Focus of our compliance activities

We focus our compliance activities is on the following topics:

  • Compliance with anti-corruption regulations
  • Promotion of fair competition and respect for antitrust law
  • Respect for and protection of human rights and prohibition of discrimination
  • Compliance with data protection laws
  • Compliance with sanctions regulations
  • Protecting the health and safety of employees
  • Environmental protection

both with us and with our business partners.

Whistleblower System

Report rule violations

Reporting rule violations

In order to fairly and appropriately follow up on indications of possible breaches of rules by our company and our employees, we have set up an internal reporting channel.

If you have received information about wrongdoing in our company in the course of your professional activities or in the run-up to a professional activity, you can therefore report this to the following internal e-mail address in accordance with the Whistleblower Protection Act.

We will of course protect the identity of the whistleblower and, if necessary, will only forward this to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

External reporting offices

Of course, you can also report possible violations of the rules to the available reporting offices of the federal and state governments. You can find these at: