For the Volkswagen Group compliance is: Adherence to legal requirements, internal corporate policies, ethical principles, and self-imposed values for the protection of the company and its brands.
A company can only be sustainably successful if it acts with integrity, complies with statutory provisions worldwide and stands by its voluntary undertakings and ethical principles. Compliance must be second nature to all Group employees.
The group wide Code of Conduct is basis for all decisions taken in the company and offers guidance for ethical conduct.
Other publications of the Volkswagen Group offer further detailed information and advice.