The aim of the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions is to further establish and promote awareness and understanding of responsible and honest conduct among all H-TEC SYSTEMS employees, suppliers and business partners. In order to prevent compliance violations, the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions has taken and implemented various measures in cooperation with MAN Energy Solutions:
Code of Conduct
The H-TEC SYSTEMS Code of Conduct applies to all H-TEC SYSTEMS employees — the management, executives and all other employees. The Code of Conduct is at the heart of H-TEC SYSTEMS’ corporate culture and sets forth specific and binding guidelines for situations in which managers and employees should pay particular attention to acting responsibly. The Code of Conduct uses examples to describe how conflict situations can be addressed in everyday business.
Code of Conduct for Suppliers and Business Partners
H-TEC SYSTEMS expects its suppliers and business partners and their employees to respect laws and behave responsibly and with integrity, everywhere and always. That is why H-TEC SYSTEMS has a Code of Conduct for Suppliers and Business Partners, which communicates the ethical standards that H-TEC SYSTEMS requires suppliers and business partners to uphold.
The Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions continuously communicates across all levels of the organization. Integrity and compliance topics are regularly featured in H-TEC SYSTEMS’ company media, such as the Intranet. In addition, the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions informs and advises managers and other employees through trainings, the helpdesk service, and at internal conferences and meetings.
H-TEC SYSTEMS has compliance policies, which establish requirements related to anticorruption, antitrust law, the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing, and Business Partner Integrity. These policies contain binding rules for all employees throughout the Group.
H-TEC SYSTEMS has a robust Integrity and Compliance training program which covers all operations and employees worldwide. Key content includes information about the Code of Conduct and the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions.
Exchange of experiences with experts
The Compliance Officers participate in regular exchanges on integrity and compliance topics with experts from industry and academia. Through memberships of the parent company ,MAN Energy Solutions, in external compliance-related initiatives, H-TEC SYSTEMS supports and encourages Integrity & Compliance initiatives individually and in partnership with other companies.
H-TEC SYSTEMS offers a Compliance Helpdesk service to all employees, which they can use to address their integrity and compliance related questions directly to Compliance Officers via phone or e-mail. The queries made to the Compliance Helpdesk provide the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions with an overview of the most common questions that arise in the business. The knowledge gained from these questions is used to identify new risks and trends and to identify preventative compliance measures.
To ensure the sustainability of the Integrity and Compliance Program, the Compliance Organization of MAN Energy Solutions continuously reviews the Program’s effectiveness and efficiency, by tracking the implementation of measures and projects.
Tone from the Top
The Executive Board of the H-TEC SYSTEMS is aware of its responsibility for integrity and compliance and is committed to fulfilling this responsibility. MAN Energy Solutions’ management and executives consider integrity and compliance to be an integral part of the corporate strategy.