Responsible and ethical conduct, compliance with legal requirements, and fair competition are the basic principles of our business success

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At SSI SCHAEFER, compliance means more than just adhering to laws - integrity, fair competition and sustainable business practices form the basis for our corporate success and reflect the values of the founding family.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct of the SSI SCHAEFER Group summarizes our values in ten principles of behavior. It is binding for all employees and managers worldwide and serves as a guide for daily work as well as a decision-making aid in complex situations.

Code of Conduct for Business Partners

Compliance with all legal regulations is also of utmost importance in the cooperation with our business partners. The Code of Conduct for Business Partners of the SSI SCHAEFER Group makes this clear through the principles of conduct relevant for business partners and represents the basis for business relationships with integrity.

Human Rights Policy

In the Human Rights Policy, the management of the SSI SCHAEFER Group commits to the company's own human rights strategy and reaffirms its goal of strengthening human rights and preventing human rights violations. This includes the endeavor to only sell projects and manufactured products that comply with human rights.

Whistleblower System

The whistleblower system of the SSI SCHAEFER Group offers a protected channel that is compliant with the EU Whistleblower Directive. This platform can be used to report existing, potential, or imminent abuses - both at SSI SCHAEFER itself and within our supply chain. The whistleblower system is available to our employees as well as to customers, suppliers and all other persons who have a connection to SSI SCHAEFER. It is available seven days a week and around the clock worldwide. The menu is available in German and English. Via the free text field, notes on possible misconduct can also be entered in any language.

Information on the following topics can be submitted via the whistleblower system:

  • Corruption

  • Fraud, embezzlement, and theft

  • Competition offenses

  • Money laundering and financing of illegal activities

  • Violations of accounting and bookkeeping regulations

  • Violations of export control and sanctions regulations as well as tax or customs requirements

  • Human rights violations incl. bullying, discrimination, and harassment

  • Violations of environmental, health and safety regulations

  • Other civil and criminal violations of the Code of Conduct for Business Partners

Here is the link to the whistleblower system:

Rules of Procedure Whistleblowing System SSI SCHAEFER Group

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