Compliance

We accept responsibility  

Compliance

As an internationally active family business with many years of tradition, the Festo Group has an excellent reputation among its business partners and employees, places great value on integrity and holds itself to the highest ethical and legal standards. We acknowledge our responsibility to our business partners and to our employees around the world.

Code of conduct

Compliance means following all valid laws, guidelines, standards and regulations, and it is the basis of how we do business. To give our employees and business partners insight into our understanding of the law and our values, we have a code of conduct, which is the binding standard for the business dealings of all Festo employees.  Our Compliance Office supports the application of the code of conduct worldwide and it is the contact person for customers and employees who have questions about this subject.

Our Compliance Circle

Compliance Circle

Information

The Compliance Office provides regular information internally about any news to do with compliant-relevant topics.

Communication

The code of conduct is used in all countries where Festo does business and is communicated via internal media.

Training

Through targeted training measures worldwide, employees learn what conduct is expected of them when they do business.

Consulting

Employees worldwide have the opportunity to seek advice from the Compliance Office as to how to interpret the code of conduct.

Improvement

Asking our employees helps us to continuously improve our internal processes.

Your reports are important to us

We want to stay true to our principles. As a learning company, we aim to improve continuously. If you wish to point out malpractice or a breach of our code of conduct, please contact our Compliance Office. You can alternatively communicate with us through our safe, anonymous whistleblowing portal.

Your compliance reports

Why should I submit a compliance report?

Festo aims to be an attractive employer and reliable business partner. In the spirit of a learning company, we wish to improve our processes and conduct continuously. Your report will help us achieve this.

What kind of report helps?

We accept compliance reports about breaches of laws or internal regulations and initiate corrective measures as a result.

How does a compliance report work?

If you suspect that our business conduct might violate our code of conduct or applicable laws, please use the specified contact address to get in touch. We appreciate openness. If you prefer not to disclose your identity, however, you can use an anonymous e-mail address or use our secure, anonymous whistleblowing portal. If we need to clarify any details, we will be able to contact you directly or anonymously through the provided e-mail address or over the whistleblowing portal.

Please send your reports to: compliance@festo.com

Submit a report securely and anonymously through  whistleblowing portal*


*At present, it is not yet possible to submit reports through this channel in Germany and Austria.