Every single day. After all, only in this way can be help to improve the society we live in and build a sustainable future.
Whoever wants to shape the future and help society progress knows that taking social responsibility is essential – and we’re passionate about doing just that.
With our fundraising campaigns and initiatives, we support, above all, locally based projects for children and young people in difficult life situations We also support numerous initiatives in the area of arts and culture.
Supporting Children and Teenagers in Cologne
To create a brighter future for kids and teens in need, we support local projects in Cologne.Learn more
Founders' Council of the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum & Fondation Corboud
Experience an exciting journey through 700 years of art history at the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum.Learn more
From 1998 until 2015, we awarded the prize for outstanding work by young artists who were studying at the Academy of Media Arts (Kunsthochschule für Medien, KHM) in Cologne, on an annual basis.Learn more
We think of tomorrow. That’s why we work according to internationally established sustainability standards, operate in an environmentally and socially responsible manner, and actively support sustainable projects.
Here’s just one example: At our Cologne location, we produce a portion of the required energy through combined heat and power plants. We also pay great attention to the responsible use of resources – especially in the production of our print products.
Transparency and equal opportunities
For us, these are not just empty phrases, but rather the cornerstones of all that we do. We respect the individual and collective rights of our employees and promote entrepreneurial, corporate, social, and societal values that we continuously develop and defend. Our corporate culture is based on mutual respect, trust, credibility, reliability, adherence to rules, honesty, and integrity, which we consider as a matter of course and live on an every day basis.
Our ethical guidelines
On the basis of our values, we have developed our Code of Conduct and our policy statement on respect for human rights. We firmly believe that corporate action and ethical principles are inseparably linked.
A fair and respectful approach, integrity, transparency, honesty, and accountability – our compliance management system is based on this corporate culture. It ensures compliance with applicable laws and protects our values.
If you suspect a violation of our policies, you can contact our ombudsman anonymously. Here are his contact details:
Attorney at Law Dr. Johannes Dilling, LL.M.
Hohenstaufenring 29 – 37
Tel.: 0221 270 956 130
Fax.: 0221 270 956 132
Ready for your
Do you have the courage, creativity, and drive to shape the future? Then you might just be the perfect fit – like our nearly 2,500 employees spread across eight countries. Let’s find out how we can shape the future together.