In this Code, the Board of Directors sets ethical standards and defines how SpanSet conducts its business. The company’s responsibility to its stakeholders is viewed as the foundation for long-term success. The Board endorses this Code and requires the same of the entire company. Non-compliance jeopardizes the Company’s business and reputation.
Laws and regulations
We comply with applicable laws and regulations and the Company’s internal rules wherever we conduct our business.
We compete successfully by acting on our core values of trustworthiness, expertise and interactivity and by not resorting to unfair tactics.
We do not tolerate corruption or bribery of any kind, and inappropriate gifts are neither offered nor accepted by us. Business solicitation payments will not be tolerated.
We seek to build long-term relationships with our customers by anticipating their needs and providing them with the best products and services for their particular situation.
We avoid situations where personal interests may conflict with SpanSet interests. As a firm rule, any such occurrence is documented and reported to supervisors.
We know that our employees are the foundation of our business and we strive to create an environment where talent is strongly motivated to grow.
Leaders model integrity through their actions and ensure that employees are aware of our Code and act accordingly.
We do not tolerate any form of discrimination, bullying or harassment, whether based on race, gender, age or sexual orientation. We expressly avoid sexist jokes and the display of material with sexual content.
SpanSet employees are entitled to a safe and healthy work environment.
We also strive to improve safety in our customers’ workplaces: our products and training play an important role in protecting users and preventing accidents.
SpanSet tangible and intangible assets may only be used for business purposes and all employees have a duty to avoid misuse, damage, waste or loss of said assets.
Technical know-how and trade secrets that are the property of SpanSet must be handled with great care, as unauthorized disclosure to third parties may cause serious harm to the Company.
Violations of our Code, Company policies, laws and regulations are considered unacceptable and will result in serious consequences, ranging from a warning to demotion or termination. Not only is the person committing the violation at risk, but so are direct supervisors and any other employees who have knowledge of the incident.
We respect human rights and try to minimize any environmental impact.
Long-term activity means optimizing the use of resources.
We ensure to the best of our ability that our partners follow the same rules as we do.
We do not tolerate child labor under any circumstances, directly or indirectly.
The entire company must comply with the Code.
Any changes to the Code will be communicated to all employees.
We report any violation or potential violation of the Code to supervisors; reporting an incident will never be reprimanded.
SpanSet employees can contact their supervisors or the helpline directly at conducthelpline(at)spanset.com with any questions.
The Board of Directors, SpanSet Inter AG
SpanSet Axzion GmbH
40764 Langenfeld, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 2173 208920