Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct aims to ensure that employees of KUNZMANN behave in a moral, ethical and legally correct way at all times. It defines guidelines for the maintaining of responsible relations with our stakeholders, especially with customers, suppliers, staff and other business partners. Commercial decisions and actions must comply with applicable legislation both in Germany and abroad.
I. Dealing with staff/health protection and health and safety at work
• Employee rights
We act in accordance with the respective national statutory stipulations set out in employment law. This particularly applies in respect of the right to freedom of association, observance of (minimum) remuneration and regulations on working time.
• Human rights/prohibition of
child labor/forced labor
• Health and safety
in the workplace
No one may suffer disadvantage on the grounds of gender, color of skin, age, nationality, religion, social origin, sexual orientation or disability. This applies with regard to aspects such as recruitment, promotion, the approval of continuing training measures and conduct vis-à-vis external business partners.
II. Environmental protection
We support sustainability by making economical use of resources and avoiding risks to the environment. KUNZMANN operates an Environmental Management System pursuant to the ISO 14001 standard. Consumption of energy and water at our company site is monitored on an ongoing basis in order to identify potential areas where savings can be made. Installation of our machines is a key business focus, and this means that environmentally friendly production practices on the part of our suppliers are important in terms of taking an overall view of the value-added chain. We are mindful of the need to achieve a continuous improvement in energy efficiency when developing new products or pursuing the further development of existing products.
III. Behavior in business relations
• Fair competition
• Export and custom laws
KUNZMANN complies with the relevant national and international foreign trade regulations when conducting import and export business, including in respect of “dual-use goods” which may be subject to approval.
• Conflicts of interest
A conflict of interest may occur when the private interests of a KUNZMANN employee collide with or could collide with those of KUNZMANN. Such matters need to be approached in a transparent manner. KUNZMANN expects its staff to act only in the best interests of the company.
• Plagiarism and industrial property
KUNZMANN is highly dependent on the reliable supply with sub-assemblies and components. Such knowledge sharing requires a certain degree of trust. . The industrial and proprietary rights of third parties must be respected. We expect our business partners to do the same.
• Data privacy
Compliance with the statutory requirements regarding the processing of personal data is essential in order to protect the privacy of staff, customers and suppliers. KUNZMANN employees receive regular training on the topic of data protection.
Code of Conduct