Integrity & Compliance at Bertelsmann

To ensure compliance, the executive board has established a compliance organization and an Integrity & Compliance program. This program highlights the importance for Bertelsmann of complying with laws, regulations and social responsibility. The Bertelsmann Integrity & Compliance program pursues the following goals: supporting Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA and its subsidiaries in maintaining compliance with laws, regulations and company policies; promoting an ethical culture consistent with the values and principles stated in the Bertelsmann Essentials and the Bertelsmann Code of Conduct and building mutually trusting relationships with business partners who expect that they can rely on Bertelsmann as a partner that conforms to the law.