The Company respects and supports the compliance with internationally accepted human rights. In particular, it complies with the human rights pursuant to the UN Charter of Human Rights (Universal Declaration of Human Rights, resolution 217 A (III) of the General Assembly on December 10, 1948).
Principle of Non-Discrimination
Within the scope of the respective applicable legal rules and regulations, the Company opposes any form of discrimination. This applies in particular to discriminating employees due to race, ethnic origin and gender.
Occupational Health and Safety
The Company guarantees occupational safety and health at the workplace within the scope of national regulations. In order to prevent accidents and personal injuries, the employers provide secure and healthy working conditions that, as a minimum criterion, comply with the existing legal
regulations. The Company supports a continuous development to improve the working environment.
The Company observes the labor standards regarding the maximum admissible working hours and remuneration, especially with regard to the level of remuneration, pursuant to applicable laws and regulations.
Remuneration including wages, overtime and fringe benefits shall be at least in an amount determined in the effective legal rules and regulations or above this amount.
Employees shall not be subjected to any corporal punishment or other physical, sexual, emotional or verbal abuse or harassment.
Child Labor and Forced Labor
The Company does not accept any form of forced labor or child labor.
Should forced or child labor be detected within a direct or indirect connection, e.g. at a supplier, the grievance must be reported and redressed.
Transparency and Consumer Dialogue
The Company acknowledges the consumers’ right to important product and process information that is required to make a qualified purchase decision. If possible, the company will specify the respective relevant information and make it publicly available.
The Company promotes civic involvement by making positive contributions to the communities in which it is active. At the same time, it expressly endorses any voluntary commitments of its senior management and its employees.
The Company is committed to the goal of sustainably protecting the natural fundamental resources for the current and future generations. The Company applies environmentally friendly practices that are continuously improved. It complies with the regulations and standards regarding environmental protection related to its operations and deals responsibly with natural resources.
Communication about this Code of Conduct and its implementation with employees, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders shall be done openly and with an emphasis on dialogue by the Company.