K+S Aktiengesellschaft

Compliance Hotline – SPEAK UP!

We strongly believe uncompromising adherence to ethical excellence is integral to creating and maintaining a world-class company. The K+S Group conducts its business practices honestly and ethically, in full compliance with all applicable legal regulations, official licences, regulatory standards accepted by the company, and internal regulations, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and with a commitment to sustainability.

To maintain the integrity of the K+S Group and to prevent potential damage, we strive to learn about any potential ethics and compliance issues. Directors, officers and employees as well as third parties are expected to immediately report any illegal or unethical acts discovered or suspected. Against this backdrop, the K+S Group provides this SPEAK UP! System as means of reporting potential violations of internal regulations, laws, or our core values and principles.

With the SPEAK UP! System, the K+S Group intends to effectively protect potential reporters by offering them a communication platform secured with the newest technologies for submission of anonymous reports. There will never be a penalty for reporting these discoveries or suspicions in good faith. K+S will appropriately sanction anyone who attempts to retaliate against someone who has made such a good faith report.

Why should I submit a report?
What sort of reports will help your organisation?
What is the process for submitting a report? How do I set up a postbox?
How do I receive feedback and remain anonymous at the same time?