Compliance: thyssenkrupp rothe erde

A question of attitude

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Compliance is a central building block of good leadership to us. It means far more than simple adherence to legislation and the law. To us, compliance is a question of attitude. It affects everyone at thyssenkrupp rothe erde. Everyday. Everywhere.

Values such as reliability, sincerity, believability and integrity are not just empty words for us - they form our company’s DNA. This claim applies as early as when we are developing our strategic compliance measures and, as a culture of values, consistently lived and breathed by all employees, especially by our managers.

A written code of values is an important component of our culture of values. This value-oriented coexistence in anchored in thyssenkrupp rothe erde mission statement.

This explicit commitment is supplemented by a Code of Conduct and various company guidelines, particularly in the fields of anti-corruption and anti-trust law.

Reporting an incident

Report an incident

Serious comments help us fight against violations in a timely manner, and to reduce damages for our company, employees and business partners. Thus, we provide the opportunity to report any violations in the fields of anti-trust, corruption or money laundering law via multiple channels, and anonymously, should this be desired. Not only do all thyssenkrupp rothe erde employees have the opportunity to provide information, but customers, suppliers, and other Third Parties can also do so.

thyssenkrupp rothe erde and the corporate function of Compliance protect the interests of the whistleblower not only by setting up this secured whistleblowing system. They also protect them by promising to treat comments confidentially and to best protect the whistleblower against any negative repercussions which may result from their whistleblowing.

However, as part of the resolution of the information, we also consider the interests of the persons affected by the report. Please take into account that suspicions and allegations made against an individual may lead to serious consequences. Thus, we strongly encourage you to use the whistleblowing system responsibly.

Reporting an incident

Code of conduct

Code of conduct

Respectful and cooperative collaboration, and the conscious awareness of social responsibility form the basis of the long-term success of the company.

At thyssenkrupp rothe erde, this understanding has long been a tradition. We view equal opportunities and remuneration which is adapted to the local standards as a matter of course. As a minimum, remuneration and other benefits, for example, social benefits, adhere to the respective national or local legal norms, or the level of the national economic sectors. This includes, for example, benefits related to occupational retirement or healthcare.

In addition, thyssenkrupp rothe erde is committed to the United Nations’ Global Compact and has committed to the "Principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations" and the "Core Labour Standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO)".

The key principles and foundations of our conduct and actions towards our business partners and the public are summarised in the Code of Conduct. It provides employees, managers and the Board of Directors alike, an orientation framework for the following topics: Adherence to legislation and the law, avoiding the conflict of interests, fair competition, prevention of money laundering, equal treatment and non-discrimination, human and labour rights, cooperation with employee representatives, health and safety, sustainable environmental and climate protection, donations, political representation of interests, public promotion and communication, reporting, confidential company information / insider information, privacy and information security, corporate property protection.