I. Entrepreneurial aspirations
We are convinced that the continued existence of our company is guaranteed if we continue to fulfill all requirements of our interested parties. This includes the continuous targeted further development of our skills. To achieve this, we have created a learning organization that puts the satisfaction of our interested parties at the center of all our thoughts and actions. Central to this are:
Determination, Which motivates us in all business areas. We combine our technological, economic and environmental excellence for the optimal benefit of our interested parties.
Value-creation for our business partners, shareholders and for society of which we all are a part. The basis for this is a consistent conservation of resources combined with effective cost management, driven by a fundamental effort towards Sustainability.
Value-increase, as a benchmark for our actions. This includes concentrating on our strengths as well as making new investments in the business areas that are expected to see the highest increase in value. The Value term is not limited to commercial success but has to be seen as an overall driver for improvement.
II. Social Claim - Ethics and Escalation Policy
We see ourselves as part of a society to whose existence and well-being we want to contribute. Of particular importance to us are:
Ethical norms: We strive for a high degree of ethical behavior. All employees of Schotte Automotive are required to use their judgement upright and honestly as part of their independent actions. The business position in the company must not be abused for personal benefit. Every employee must be aware of his role model function in the company and should act accordingly.
Ecology: Environmental protection is an integral part of our corporate culture and is inextricably linked to our actions. The management and employees are obliged to actively protect the environment through their decisions and actions and to constantly work on the improvement of processes and systems.
Compliance with the law: In all business decisions and actions, the respective essential laws are strictly respected.
Sustainability: We are committed to the 10 principles and the 4 pillars of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption as vital corporate values in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within the framework of the UN Global Compact Programme. A focus on the most important goals for us follows.
All employees are obliged to report violations of the company policy to the management immediately.
III. Interest partners
Our entrepreneurial and social standards shape our contacts with clients, partners, employees, owners, authorities and the society.
Customers: We play a decisive role in shaping the success of our customers with the best service, the best quality and the highest flexibility. To this end, we precisely determine the requirements of our customers and realize them with our processes.
Partners: We strive for a long-term strategic cooperation with our partners, in a common value chain with the same core values.
Employees: We challenge and promote the skills of our employees. In doing so, we agree on internal goals in order to convey a sense of achievement by accomplishing our goals. We are guided by all suggestions and ideas of our employees that contribute to the implementation of our corporate goals. We mutually develop the people in our company and work together intensively to create a dream company. The aim is to contribute to the LIFE BALANCE of our employees.
The following characteristics are particularly important to us:
• Team ability
• Ability to learn and change
• Sustainability awareness, environmental awareness
• Natural willingness to perform
With regard to our interested parties, the following standards are pursued at Schotte Automotive:
Customers: We offer performance at an "excellence" level.
Partners: We strive for partnerships on an equal footing.
Employees: We put the individual at the heart of our efforts.
Owner: We maintain and expand a healthy and competitive company.
Authorities: We maintain an open and constructive cooperation with public authorities.
Society: We respect ecological and economic interests and want to be a harmonious partner to our neighbors.
The internal and external issues of our interested parties are part of an open and transparent communication chain and part of our corporate strategy and our targeting process analogous to the requirements of the SDGs.
IV. Quality assurance
Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG is certified according to:
• DIN ISO 9001:2015
• IATF 16949:2016
• ISO 14001:2015
The permanent further development of our Integrated Management System (IMS) and the associated continuous improvement of processes and products are the focus of the workforce as well as the company management.
V. Anti-corruption policy and code of conduct
Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG is committed to fully comply with the guidelines of the Anti-Corruption Act of 20.11.2015 in all processes practiced in the company. Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG is determined to establish a strong anti-corruption culture.Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG is committed to fully comply with the guidelines of the Anti-Corruption Act of 20.11.2015 in all processes practiced in the company. Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG is determined to establish a strong anti-corruption culture.In particular, no bribes or corruption payments, incentives, etc. will be offered, asked or demanded from anyone who works for us, with us or on our behalf.It is the responsibility of all employees in the company to ensure the prevention and detection of bribes.
Gifts, hospitality and donations
In principle, gifts should be refrained from. Invitations within a reasonable framework, on the other hand, are a legitimate part of the business as long as they are carried out within the framework of and taking into account the corporate and anti-corruption policy. In case of doubt, the approval of the management is obtained before an invitation.In principle, donations are only issued against donation receipt at Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG. No donations are made to political parties.
The implementation of the company policy as well as the anti-corruption policy applies to all employees of Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG. It is the prerequisite for securing the existence and independence of our company, for generating profits and for satisfied interested parties.The implementation of the company policy as well as the anti-corruption policy applies to all employees of Schotte Automotive GmbH & Co. KG. It is the prerequisite for securing the existence and independence of our company, for generating profits and for satisfied interested parties.The management is committed to the joint active implementation of the corporate policy and regularly evaluates the achievement of the agreed goals and works on continuous improvement.