If you want to shape the future of our world, you have to do so with appreciation – towards our resources, our ecosystems, our biodiversity and our society. Because they are the foundation on which the well-being of future generations rests. As an internationally active company and employer, we are aware of our responsibility and are happy to accept it.
Together, we can make a decisive contribution to conserving resources, giving the weaker members of our society a new perspective and ensuring that our future generations have the best chances of a promising future.
- Respecting the laws — We respect and obey the laws, rules and regulations applying to our businesses around the world.
- Transparency and Integrity of recording and reporting our financial results — We properly maintain accurate and complete financial and other business records, and communicate full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable financial results and other material information. We have developed a system of internal controls designed to preserve the integrity of our records and information.
- Respecting human rights and value to human life — We respect human rights and require our suppliers to do the same.
- Delivering quality — We are committed to producing quality products and providing quality services.
- Competing ethically — We gain competitive advantage through superior performance. We do not engage in unethical or illegal trade practices.
- Respecting diversity and fair employment practices — We are committed to respecting a culturally diverse workforce through practices that provide equal access and fair treatment to all employees on the basis of merit. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination in the workplace.
- Protecting assets and information — We protect our property, information and opportunities for unauthorized use. We properly maintain the confidentiality of information and employee data entrusted to us.
- Acting with integrity — We do not offer or accept bribes, kickbacks or inappropriate gifts or entertainment. We engage in business practices that are consistent with our ethics and values.
- Environment, health and safety — We are committed to being a global leader in safeguarding the health and safety of our employees and protecting the environment.