Corruption is not a minor offence; it damages both the company and its employees. Porsche Holding places a high value on the fight against corruption and raising awareness of the issue. The Group-wide and internationally structured ombudsman system was created by Volkswagen AG to provide a secure means for employees and business partners to air their concerns about potential corruption.
Two renowned lawyers are available as neutral ombudsmen. Every employee and
business partner can turn to one of the ombudsmen if they discover evidence of
corruption. All such information is treated confidentially and the informant
remains strictly anonymous; the ombudsmen are legally bound to
The anti-corruption system of the Volkswagen Group