Code of Ethics


Enabling a sustainable and digital future

Enabling a sustainable and digital future

Add value. Inspire trust: That is TÜV SÜD's promise. In addition to the technical excellence of its service, TÜV SÜD's reputation is based on the independence, integrity and legality of its services. 

These are also the guiding principles of the TÜV SÜD Code of Conduct, which forms the core of TÜV SÜD's compliance program.

The Code of Conduct contains short and concise explanations of the individual topics, in particular:

  • Compliance with laws
  • TÜV SÜD's responsibility for people and the environment
  • Integral and legal conduct in business dealings
  • Dealing with compliance notices and protecting persons providing notices

Download our Code of Conduct (PDF) 



In order to report compliance violations at TÜV SÜD or in the supply chain, the TÜV SÜD Trust Channel is available to internal and external parties.

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