Ethics & Compliance at Bertelsmann - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Ethics & Compliance at Bertelsmann

Compliance with laws and internal regulations to avoid legal risks and their consequences is a top priority at Bertelsmann. Bertelsmann’s Ethics & Compliance program represents the continuation of a form of corporate governance that has evolved and proven itself over decades, one that assigns great importance to abiding by the law and taking social responsibility. The Bertelsmann Ethics & 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.