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Corporate social responsibility

We are convinced that social responsibility is a key factor for the long-term success of our company and consequently an indispensable element of our value-driven corporate management.

All corporate activities are therefore bound by our obligation to be a good corporate citizen. Growth and job stability are important factors for the success of the DB Group.

Human Rights

We respect commonly accepted human rights.

Child Labor and Forced Labor

We reject child labor and any form of forced labor.

Equal Opportunities

The employees of the DB Group reflect the diversity of society, languages, cultures and lifestyles. We respect and promote this diversity, as it is the guarantee of our closeness to society, to our customers, and our openness to new ideas. We do not tolerate any discrimination against individuals, in particular due to their race, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, origin, political or trade union activities or owing to their age, gender or any disability.

Cooperation

Our cooperation and dealings with one another are defined by mutual respect, transparency and appreciation. We behave cooperatively and ensure a positive working environment. Our employees play a vital role in determining the success of the DB Group. The DB Group acknowledges its responsibility to all employees, to support them and encourage their ongoing development. The DB Group acknowledges the right of freedom of assembly and the formation of interest groups. We stand up for the protection of these rights in all our business units worldwide.

Safety

Putting the safety of our employees and customers first is at the core of the Group's values and it is our intention that we work together to provide a safe environment.

Occupational Health and Safety

By means of preventative occupational safety measures and good working conditions we seek to avert dangers to individuals and to promote and preserve the health of our employees. Our employees’ safety is a central requirement of our corporate activities. Occupational safety, however, is also part of the personal responsibility of each individual employee. Risks are to be avoided by means of foresighted, careful and safety-conscious behavior. Any shortcomings in our occupational safety measures are to be reported to the responsible executive immediately.

Environmental Protection

We are committed to the principles of sustainable management and to environmental protection as a corporate value. We will support appropriate measures in dealing with the impact our operations have on the environment.