Success in our business depends on the confidence and trust all our stakeholders have in us: the trust of our customers, our employees, our suppliers, our shareholders, the authorities, and also society as a whole. In our code of conduct we define our ethical values as follows:
We recognize the importance of all relevant legislation as well as internal and external regulations, guidelines and standards, and we abide by them.
We treat our stakeholders politely and respectfully. We foster equality of opportunity and a work climate free of discrimination and harassment.
Our global business has been built up our ethical core values and our well-established reputation; they stand for integrity, mutual trust, fairness, and professionalism. We respect the interests of our stakeholders (customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers, authorities) and of society as a whole.
We fulfill our commitments and take full responsibility for our actions. We only make promises we know we can keep.
Our relations with our stakeholders are constructive, transparent and open; they are based on fairness, respect and professionalism.