Principles for the respect of Human Rights

The HEIDELBERG Group's Declaration of Principles for the Respect of Human Rights sets out how we fulfil our social and societal responsibilities in cooperation with our stakeholders.

Our Declaration of Principles on Human Rights is based on internationally recognised standards and was adopted at the highest corporate level.

It sets out the rules of conduct for our own employees and reflects our expectations of our business partners.

Code of Conduct for Employees

The Code of Conduct of the HEIDELBERG Group builds the basis for the CMS of the HEIDELBERG Group. It is both a binding framework as well as orientation for day-to-day actions and decisions within the HEIDELBERG Group. Within this framework, each individual is called upon to take responsibility and to act with integrity, reliability and fairness. The managers of the HEIDELBERG Group are called upon to act as role models hereby and to support their employees in complying with our Code of Conduct. The observance of human rights is an essential part of our code of conduct.

Code of Conduct for Business Partners

The HEIDELBERG Group stands for free and fair competition in all business relationships with customers, suppliers, business partners, and competitors as well as for responsible and lawful day-to-day actions and decisions. Therefore, the HEIDELBERG Group's business partners are carefully selected and reviewed. These business relationships build the basis for the entrepreneurial success of the HEIDELBERG Group.

The HEIDELBERG Group expects its business partners to share and promote the values, principles, and policies of the HEIDELBERG Group. The Business Partner Code of Conduct of the HEIDELBERG Group serves as the basis for a compliance, continuous and long-term partnership.

Based on, among other things, the principles of the UN Global Compact, OECD and international labor organizations, It stipulates an operational framework for the business partners of the HEIDELBERG Group for their day-to-day business actions and decisions and regulates our expectations of our business partners with regard to human rights.​

Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is subjected to the german Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains.

With the report on the Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains, we report annually on human rights and environmental aspects.

In accordance with §§ 10 (2) and 12 (1) of the Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is obliged to report in German language. In order to ensure better comprehensibility for all interested parties, the report will be published in both German and English. In case of discrepancies between the two versions, the German version shall prevail.

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