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Ethics Empowered, Compliance Ensured: Building Integrity at Cicor Group

Cicor Group's compliance and sustainability programme is designed to address a wide array of legal and sustainability requirements as well as ethical considerations essential to our business. While our Code of Conduct serves as a foundational guideline, it is supplemented by our comprehensive programme, focusing on primary risk areas such as business ethics, anti-corruption, human rights but also sustainability related data. Within each area, we have dedicated compliance policies and teams tasked with implementation and the continual assessment of new measures to adapt to evolving regulations and requirements. Together with our business partners we are eager to evolve our programme and share our of ethical and sustainable business practices.

Aligned with Cicor's core principles, our compliance programme operates on the principles of Prevent, Detect, and Respond. Prevention is fundamental, with every individual being accountable for their actions and conduct. We prioritize continuous training for building awareness along our policies and business practices, fostering a culture of integrity and open communication. Additionally, we maintain a zero-tolerance stance towards breaches, necessitating vigilant detection measures to identify risks promptly and prevent compliance violations. Should any irregularities arise, our Corporate Compliance Team must be promptly notified for resolution. Furthermore, we continuously assess and refine our Compliance Management System, processes, and structures to ensure their effectiveness, leveraging insights gained to proactively address potential issues and implement remedial actions. At Cicor Group, every report plays a vital role in our commitment to early grievance identification and ongoing improvement.

Compliance Management at Cicor

We prioritize compliance with laws, regulations, and ethical standards as a cornerstone of our business practices. Our commitment to compliance is embedded in our company culture, guiding our decisions and actions to ensure integrity, transparency, and accountability. Our compliance management framework encompasses:

Compliance for Our Customer

We recognize the importance of compliance in building trust and confidence with our customers. We are committed to providing products and services that meet the highest standards of quality, safety, and regulatory compliance. Our approach to compliance for our customers includes:

Compliance for Our Supplier

We understand that our suppliers play a critical role in our ability to meet our compliance obligations according to supply chain acts and deliver high-quality products and services to our customers. We hold our suppliers to the same high standards that we uphold ourselves. Our approach to compliance for our suppliers includes:

For any questions or further information regarding our compliance programme, please contact our Cicor Group Compliance compliance[at]

Report a Concern

Cicor Group has established a platform, the Cicor Integrity Line, that allows employees, customers, and all other stakeholders of the group to report compliance violations, misconducts, and concerns.

Being compliant with our Code of Conduct, legal requirements as well as our internal regulations is our highest priority. As a company, we are aware of our responsibility towards the society and environment. We aim to be a reliable, fair business partner and employer. To live up to this standard, it is important that we are informed of any potential misconduct. Only then we can initiate measures to protect all stakeholders of our company. Our Integrity Line can be used to report potential compliance misconduct, violations and concerns and is open to all stakeholders of Cicor Group.

The Cicor Integrity Line, provides the opportunity to report concerns and other information through the following channels. Reports can also be submitted anonymously.

Integrity Line

Anonymous reporting also possible.

By e-mail

By mail

Cicor Management AG
Compliance Office
Gebenloostrasse 15
9552 Bronschhofen

Every filed report will go through a systematical investigation. An important part of the Integrity Line is the principle of procedural fairness. Our Group Integrity Line Policy guarantees the highest possible protection for whistleblowers, those affected and employees who help to clarify reported misconduct.

Retaliatory actions against whistleblowers and employees who support accurate behavior at Cicor Group will not be tolerated. It is important for us to emphasize that we will not tolerate any form of discrimination against individuals who report violations or any kind of misconduct to us. This applies even if their suspicions do not prove to be justified or substantiated upon closer examination, unless the reports were made in an obviously defamatory manner.

Investigations are treated in strict confidence. The information is processed in a fair, fast and protected process.

Would you like to report a misconduct?

Cicor Integrity Line