How the GICON® Group and its companies as a whole are perceived by the public depends to a large extent on each individual. By aligning our actions with high ethical and legal standards, we create trust, prevent conflict situations and protect the company's reputation.
The individual companies of the GICON® Group are convinced that social responsibility is an important factor for the long-term success of the company. It is both the result and the condition of value-oriented and sustainably profitable corporate management.
The following compliance guidelines are derived from the GICON® principles of quality policy:
We comply with all relevant applicable laws and regulations at national and international level for the execution of our business processes. In our dealings with public authorities and institutions, we always act honestly and transparently and in accordance with applicable law.
Trust and respect
The GICON® Group and its companies strive to create value for their clients and business partners who place their trust in our company and our services. The Group believes that cooperation and mutual business conduct must be characterized by respect, honesty and fairness. We are committed to high standards of quality in the provision of our services and promote innovation as well as a working environment in which the value and dignity of each individual is recognized and in which business partners and employees treat each other with courtesy, honesty and dignity.
GICON® Group companies are committed to addressing all employee concerns and suggestions. The Compliance Manager as well as all responsible persons are always ready to provide guidance and support. Confidential information channels exist within the company through which information can be expressed without concern or fear of reprisal.
Our employees protect property and confidential information of the company and our customers and business partners, and document business transactions in accordance with financial reporting rules.
Corruption harms the company, stifles innovation and is illegal.
All GICON® Group employees are committed to avoiding conflicts that could put their personal interests above those of the company. We do not allow ourselves to be influenced in our business decisions by gifts, invitations or other benefits.
Business decisions must be based solely on performance. We therefore carefully select suppliers and service providers on the basis of objective criteria.
The GICON® Group and its companies act in accordance with the applicable competition law. No agreements are made with competitors on prices, price increases, conditions or capacities with the aim of preventing, restricting or distorting competition.
Donations and sponsorship
As a matter of principle, the GICON® Group does not make donations to political parties, individuals or to organizations whose goals and principles contradict a democratic legal system or the nature of corporate governance.
The GICON® Group fulfills its social responsibility by making donations in cash and in kind for education and science, sports, art and culture, as well as for social and humanitarian projects.
For all donations, the identity of the recipient as well as the intended use are known. The reason as well as the intended use of the donation are legally justifiable.