6. Rules and Processes

The company discloses how the sustainability strategy is implemented in the operational business by way of rules and processes.

All of the sustainability-related policies have been implemented in the process flows of the departments concerned and are established accordingly in the process descriptions. The use of the work steps and their results are documented to the extent required. The following sustainability principles and policies are currently implemented within Deutsche Hypo:
• Ethical principles
• Declaration of Conformity with the German Corporate Governance Code
• General Guideline for Prevention of Money Laundering
• Policy for controversial areas of business - weapons and armaments transactions
• Policy for controversial areas of business - pornography
• Policy for gifts and benefits
• Policy for sustainable real estate financing
• Policy for environmental impact of our business activities
• Policy for human rights and labour standards
• Policy for responsible marketing
• Policy for dealing with tax law requirements