THYSSEN SCHACHTBAU GMBH and its group of companies have established a value system in their mission statement for their business partners, namely their joint venture partners, suppliers and subcontractor. THYSSEN SCHACHTBAU GMBH must act legally, ethically and in accordance with fair market principles and also require their business partners to follow these same guidelines.

Our business partners are herewith obliged to refrain from behavior contrary to the aforementioned guidelines and in particular to refrain from any deals or unwritten agreements on prices, market shares and strategies, which restrict competition.

Our business partners do not tolerate any form of corruption, bribery or antitrust offenses and they avoid business contact with firms listed in a denial order published by European and/or US governments. They only make offers, when they are adequate and do not involve illegal considerations. In particular, they refrain from illegal benefits for public officers or comparable persons. The same applies to representatives of political parties or other members of parliament. Our business partners also ensure that their firm fights against money laundering.

Finally, they ensure that these business conduct guidelines also find acceptance with their subsidiary companies and partners nationally and overseas. They also choose their business partners according to established criteria and ensure, that their business partners in turn follow these business conduct guidelines.