Clean Tech Made in Germany

Clean Tech Made in Germany


UN Global Compact:

We respect and adhere to the requirements of the UN Global Compact.

The UN Global Compact is an initiative of the United Nations that aims to encourage companies worldwide to pursue sustainable and socially responsible policies and to report on their progress. It is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, launched in 2000. The initiative is based on ten principles covering areas such as human rights, labor standards, environmental protection, and anti-corruption:

Human Rights:
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
Principle 2: Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

Labor Standards:
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
Principle 4: The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor.
Principle 5: The effective abolition of child labor.
Principle 6: The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

Environmental Protection:
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges.
Principle 8: Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility.
Principle 9: Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.


We also respect and adhere to the relevant legal regulations in the countries in which we operate or with which we want to associate, in particular:

Data Protection and Security:
GDPR in the European Union: Full text of the GDPR

Financial Reporting and Tax Regulations:
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in the USA: Full text of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS): IFRS Standards and Interpretations
National tax laws and regulations in Germany: Tax Law in Germany

Labor Law and Occupational Safety:
Working time laws in Germany: Working Time Act (ArbZG)
Minimum wage regulations in Germany: Minimum Wage Act (MiLoG)
Health and safety regulations at the workplace in Germany: Occupational Safety and Health Act

Environmental Protection:
Emission standards
Waste management regulations
Environmental impact assessments

Regulations on Anti-Corruption and Fraud Prevention:
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the USA: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
UK Bribery Act in the United Kingdom: Bribery Act 2010
Other anti-corruption and anti-fraud laws

Industry-Specific Regulations:
Animal feed, food, and drug safety regulations
Financial services regulations
Telecommunications regulations

Trade and Export Controls:
Export control laws
Sanctions and trade embargos

Intellectual Property:
Patent, trademark, and copyright laws
Contracts and licenses

Corporate Governance:
Requirements for corporate management
Disclosure obligations

Consumer Protection:
Safety standards for products and services
Consumer rights and information for end products