Values

We are professional, innovative, and flexible. Our goal is to ensure that our customers are always satisfied. We provide our customers with measuring, testing, and certification services of unrivalled quality; expert consulting; and dependable agreements. We believe that quality is the responsibility of every single member of our team, as well as one of the most important managerial duties within our organization. Our values reflect these principles.

We respect and comply with all laws, regulations, and provisions that apply to our activities throughout the globe.

Compliance with the law

We respect and comply with all laws, regulations, and provisions that apply to our activities throughout the globe.

We maintain accurate and complete financial records and other business records and disclose full, fair, accurate, timely, and understandable financial results, as well as other important information. We have developed a system of internal controls that guarantees the integrity of our records and data.

Integrity when preparing and disclosing our financial results

We maintain accurate and complete financial records and other business records and disclose full, fair, accurate, timely, and understandable financial results, as well as other important information. We have developed a system of internal controls that guarantees the integrity of our records and data.

We respect human rights and require our suppliers to do the same.

Respect for human rights

We respect human rights and require our suppliers to do the same.

We are committed to making high-quality products and providing first-class services.

Quality

We are committed to making high-quality products and providing first-class services.

Our competitive advantages are based on the superlative quality of our services. We do not engage in unethical or illegal trade practices.

Fair competition

Our competitive advantages are based on the superlative quality of our services. We do not engage in unethical or illegal trade practices.

We respect the cultural diversity of our staff by following practices that guarantee equal opportunities and fair treatment for our employees on the basis of merit. We do not tolerate bullying or discrimination at the workplace.

Respect for diversity and fair employment practices

We respect the cultural diversity of our staff by following practices that guarantee equal opportunities and fair treatment for our employees on the basis of merit. We do not tolerate bullying or discrimination at the workplace.

We avoid relationships and conduct that might compromise our ability to judge things objectively or create apparent conflicts between our personal interests and our loyalty to I2PS. We do not take advantage of our position at I2PS in order to obtain improper benefits for others or for ourselves. We do not perform any activities or enter into any relationships that are in competition with I2PS.

Avoidance of conflicts of interest

We avoid relationships and conduct that might compromise our ability to judge things objectively or create apparent conflicts between our personal interests and our loyalty to I2PS. We do not take advantage of our position at I2PS in order to obtain improper benefits for others or for ourselves. We do not perform any activities or enter into any relationships that are in competition with I2PS.

We use I2PS' property, information, and opportunities for I2PS' business and not for unauthorized purposes. We maintain the confidentiality of all the information and employee information entrusted to us by I2PS and others at all times.

Protection of assets and information

We use I2PS' property, information, and opportunities for I2PS' business and not for unauthorized purposes. We maintain the confidentiality of all the information and employee information entrusted to us by I2PS and others at all times.

We do not offer or accept bribes or kickbacks or inappropriate gifts or entertainment. Our business practices are consistent with our ethics and values.

Integrity

We do not offer or accept bribes or kickbacks or inappropriate gifts or entertainment. Our business practices are consistent with our ethics and values.

We comply with all special laws, regulations, and provisions that apply to government contracts and relationships with government personnel.

Business with governments

We comply with all special laws, regulations, and provisions that apply to government contracts and relationships with government personnel.

We do not make contributions or donations to political candidates or parties, even when legal, on behalf of I2PS.

Political donations

We do not make contributions or donations to political candidates or parties, even when legal, on behalf of I2PS.

We are committed to assuming a leading role worldwide when it comes to the health and safety of our employees and to protecting the environment.

Environment, health, and safety

We are committed to assuming a leading role worldwide when it comes to the health and safety of our employees and to protecting the environment.

The Institute for International Product Safety GmbH requires for all directors, managerial staff, and employees at I2PS, its subsidiaries, and associated companies ("I2PS") to follow the ethical principles outlined here when meeting their obligations.