Ethical Corporate Management

      SDG 5 – Gender equality SDG 8 – Decent work and economic growth SDG 16 – Peace, justice, and strong institutions

      Labor Rights (Photo)

      Ethical corporate management means accountable corporate governance of the Group that is geared to creating sustainable shareholder 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 Fundamental Freedoms, and we support the UN Global Compact (UNGC).