Ethical Corporate Management

SDG 5 – gender equalitySDG 8 – decent work and economic growthSDG 16 – peace, justice and strong institutions

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Ethical corporate management means accountable corporate governance of the Group that is geared to creating sustainable value in the long term and to ensuring that the conduct of all Group employees complies with statutory requirements and internal guidelines as well as fundamental moral and ethical values (Compliance).

Ethical Corporate Management

In order to ensure that accountable management and control of the Group serve to create sustainable value in the long term, the Group’s Management Board and Supervisory Board undertook as early as in 2003 to comply with the Austrian Corporate Governance Code.


We commit to complying with all laws in all of the countries in which voestalpine operates. We believe, furthermore, that Compliance is the expression of a culture rooted in ethical and moral principles.

Human Rights

We commit to upholding human rights in accordance with the UN Charter and the European Convention on Human Rights, and we support the UN Global Compact (UNGC).

About voestalpine

In its business segments, voestalpine is a globally leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise. voestalpine, which operates globally, has around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries on all five continents. It has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products and system solutions, it is a leading partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries as well as the aerospace and oil & gas industries, and is also the world market leader in railway systems, tool steel, and special sections. voestalpine is fully committed to the global climate goals and is working intensively to develop technologies which will allow it to decarbonize and reduce its CO2 emissions over the long term. In the business year 2019/20, the Group generated revenue of EUR 12.7 billion, with an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR 1.2 billion; it had about 49,000 employees worldwide.


50 Countries on all 5 continents
500 Group companies and locations
49,000 Employees worldwide

Earnings FY 2019/20

€ 12.7 Billion


€ 1.2 Billion


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