Acting with integrity is the key to long-term success. Compliance is an indispensable part of the integrity culture at Mercedes-Benz South Africa because compliance is based on acting with integrity and stands for conformance to national and international laws.
Our values are Integrity, Passion, Respect, and Discipline.
The Integrity Code is based on our shared values developed with our employees. It defines the basis for our actions at the workplace, such as fairness, responsibility, mutual respect, transparency, openness and the compliance with laws and rights
Integrity Code includes general rules of conduct along with requirements and regulations on the following topics:
Respect for and protection of human rights
Compliance with laws and internal regulations
Appropriate conduct within the Group and in dealings with government officials, business partners and customers
Acting with integrity is a firm requirement for a trusting partnership and cooperation. With the brochure entitled "Ethical business: Our expectations of business partners," We declare our ethical principles and the associated expectations of our business partners.
The Business Partner Brochure can be accessed here
BPO Whistleblower system
The Whistleblower System BPO receives reports of rule violations. It is an important element of good corporate governance.
Major risk violations include, for example, bribery, breaches of antitrust (competition) law and anti-money laundering violations. When processing the reports, the Whistleblower System BPO ensures complete confidentiality. Furthermore, our whistleblower system places great importance on fairness for both parties.
If you have concrete indications of major risk violations in connection with the Daimler Group, you can contact the Whistleblower System BPO via the following contact details.
Business Practices Office contact details
Daimler AG IL/CBP - Business Practices Office (BPO) HPC E703 70546 Stuttgart Germany E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BPO Reporting Form (You may use the reporting form to report suspicions of a severe violation – if desired anonymous – to the Whistleblower System BPO.)
BPO South Africa Hotline 0800 983 994Available from Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18H00