Focus on business-related aspects
In terms of Geberit’s specific business activities, there is a particular focus on the topic of antitrust legislation, with data protection, corruption, product liability, environmental and occupational health and safety as well as employee rights also relevant from a compliance perspective. Audits and training courses are carried out on a regular basis as a means of inspecting and implementing the directives within the Group, the Code of Conduct for Employees and Code of Conduct for Suppliers, and also compliance with applicable laws. Additionally, the eLearning modules on antitrust legislation and data protection are practical tools that can be used for the straightforward training of employees.
Focal point data protection
Legal advice and reporting
As part of enquiries from various Geberit markets, the Group’s legal department dealt with the permissibility of bonus and discount systems, plus marketing and sales campaigns. In this advisory role, the legal department is able to quickly clear up any uncertainties and confusion. On the whole, the enquiries demonstrate a marked sensibility among the employees in relation to compliance topics, particularly in the area of antitrust legislation.