Bohai Trimet

Code of conduct

of BOHAI TRIMET Automotive Holding GmbH and its subsidiaries

Basic principles

This code of conduct of BOHAI TRIMET Automotive Holding GmbH, together with its subsidiaries, forms the foundation of our corporate culture.

It is a top priority for us in maintaining and upholding the reputation of our company.

We strictly comply with local and international laws, regulations and all internal company guidelines and rules that are relevant to us.

Our corporate culture and internal expectations

We foster a culture in which people can develop their talents and ideas and they are motivated to perform at their best.

We expect our managers to be good leaders and role models; they should be goal-oriented, conscious of their responsibilities, and brave enough to make changes.

We encourage each employee to act responsibly and to work as part of a team.

Every employee is required to act in accordance with generally accepted ethical principles.

Human rights and labor rights, health and safety at work

  • We respect human dignity and are committed to respecting and protecting human rights.
  • We comply with relevant labor laws and regulations here.
  • We do not tolerate child labor nor any exploitation of children or young people.
  • We oppose all forms of forced labor. No employee is directly or indirectly compelled to work by force and/or intimidation.
  • We guarantee equal opportunities and equal treatment in the recruitment of employees, in promotions and in offering training and development courses.
  • No employee may be discriminated against on the grounds of gender, age, skin color, ethical or social origin, sexual identity, disability, religion or ideology, or political opinion.
  • We respect and guarantee, in accordance with national legislation, the rights of our employees to form employee representative bodies and to bargain collectively.
  • All employees are responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Strict compliance with our occupational safety regulations is mandatory for every employee.
  • We treat each other with openness, honesty, and respect.
  • We handle operational resources with care. We adhere to policies regarding the use of the Internet, email, social media, telephones, company cell phones, and company vehicles.
  • We are committed to promoting the health of every employee. We encourage our employees to lead healthier lifestyles and to participate in appropriate health screenings.

Protecting the environment

We guarantee compliance with applicable environmental laws and government regulations and standards.

We ensure that environmental impacts and hazards are minimized and that environmental protection is continuously improved in our day-to-day business operations.

Data privacy

We take employee data privacy and protection very seriously. In accordance with the applicable European Data Protection Regulation, the personal data of our employees is processed only to the extent necessary in the context of the employment relationship.

Prohibition of corruption and bribery

We do not tolerate corruption or bribery in any form.

Avoidance of conflicts of interest

We keep our personal and business interests strictly separate. We ensure that any appearance of a conflict of interest is avoided.

Gifts and hospitality

Hospitality-related invitations and gifts to business partners are not misused to influence them. They are only granted if the occasion and scope are appropriate.

Likewise, we do not accept gifts or invitations that could potentially place us in a position of binding obligation.

Money laundering

We comply with the legal obligations for the prevention of money laundering. Involvement in money-laundering activities of any kind is strictly prohibited.

Fair competition

Within the context of free competition, our company behaves fairly and observes the applicable antitrust laws. We do not participate in any antitrust agreements with competitors, nor do we abuse any dominant market position that may exist.

Handling internal knowledge

Our employees undertake to ensure a fast and smooth exchange of information within the company, unless (in exceptional cases) there is an overriding interest, e.g. confidentiality.

Handling confidential information

We handle confidential company information with care. We do not disclose confidential information to third parties without consulting with the supervisor.

Reporting obligation and advice center

Employees are required to report violations of this ethical policy. The first point of contact is generally the immediate supervisor.
In addition, the Compliance Officer is available to employees as a point of contact. +49 (0)39484 500
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