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violations of codes of conduct at the workplace →
These include violations of working conditions as well as violations of human rights. For example: 
  • discrimination
  • mobbing
  • unequal treatment
  • harassment
  • disrespectful treatment
  • working time violations
environmental protection →
Environmental protection includes any environmental crimes and environmental damage. For example: 
  • illegal waste disposal
  • improper handling of pollutants
  • water, soil or air pollution
conflicts of interest →
In a conflict of interest, a person/company is entangled in multiple interests that may affect that person's/company's motivation or decision-making. Such a situation occurs, for example, when an employee's personal interests conflict with the interests of the company and the company suffers damage as a result.
data protecction →
Concerns violations of data protection laws and regulations on the protection of personal data. These include, in particular, cases in which a large number or particularly sensitive data are affected. Examples: 
  • the unlawful disclosure of trade and business secrets
  • the misuse of data
  • inadequate access protection of sensitive data
antitrust and competition law →
This includes violations against ensuring and maintaining effective competition in the market. An anti-competitive situation exists, for example, in the case of agreements or the exchange of information relevant to competition between companies and their competitors.
fraud →
This includes all property crimes to the detriment of the company. For example: 
  • theft or misappropriation of company property.
  • withholding company funds or work materials
  • personal enrichment
money laundering →
Money laundering includes any activity in which criminally generated proceeds are smuggled into and through the financial circuit to be subsequently used in a legal-looking activity. The aim of money laundering is to ensure that it remains unknown at all times that criminal assets are involved.
manipulation of business documents/balance sheets →
This refers in particular to a violation of applicable accounting standards or generally accepted accounting principles that leads to a misrepresentation in the company's financial reporting. For example, improper preparation or falsification of invoices, credit notes, financial statements, audit trails, etc.