The German Corporate Governance Code was published for the first time in 2002 and forms the foundation for responsible corporate governance and surveillance.
The latest version of the German Corporate Governance Code can be accessed here.
The Code provides recommendations and suggestions for the management and surveillance of listed German companies, and is oriented towards internationally and nationally recognized standards of good and responsible corporate governance.
The Management Board and the Supervisory Board support the basic regulations of good and responsible corporate governance as outlined in the code. The company implements the recommendations and suggestions of the code wherever these appear appropriate.