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DEKRA has been active in the field of safety for more than 90 years. Founded in 1925 in Berlin as Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein e.V., it is today one of the world’s leading expert organizations. DEKRA SE is a subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s operating business. In 2016, DEKRA generated sales totalling approximately 2.9 billion Euros. The company currently employs more than 39,000 people in more than 50 countries on all five continents. With qualified and independent expert services, they work for safety on the road, at work and at home. These services range from vehicle inspection and expert appraisals to claims services, industrial and building inspections, safety consultancy, testing and certification of products and systems, as well as training courses and temporary work. The vision for the company’s 100th birthday in 2025 is that DEKRA will be the global partner for a safe world. Detailed information can be found in the DEKRA Annual Report.
Please also take note the DEKRA Sustainability Magazine. The Magazine provides an overview of the activities, progress and objectives in the field of sustainability concerning Responsible Corporate Governance, Value Creation, Innovation & Future Viability, Employees, Environment, as well as Society & Safety.
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In the interest of readability, this report refrains from using the male and female forms of the language. All references to persons apply equally to both genders.
This "The Sustainability Code Declaration of Conformity" by DEKRA is based on a translation of the German declaration ("DNK Entsprechenserklärung") by DEKRA.