Our compliance program is based on the legal frameworks in which TÜV Rheinland operates as well as on the values of our company. In addition we have committed ourselves to the values of the UN Global Compact and the principles set forth by the TIC Council. All principles relevant to us are outlined in our Code of Conduct which is binding for all employees and managers as well as for our business partners to the extent possible. We are convinced that compliance can only be successfully lived through a common understanding, a broad acceptance as well as the contribution of every single employee in their daily business. For this reason we offer a comprehensive personal and confidential consulting service to our employees through our compliance officer network as well as per information material and guidelines. In addition to that, every employee and manager worldwide is obliged to complete a training program on compliance.