As long ago as 1997, we introduced our company-wide standards regarding safety, health and environment (SHE). They translate our Code of Corporate Sustainability into detailed requirements regarding environmental protection and occupational health and safety. As such they form an integral element of our commitment to sustainable business practices. They were comprehensively revised in 2005 and cover the following aspects:
Then, as now, we ensure the implementation of our SHE Standards through integrated management systems and worldwide SHE audits.