Key Performance Indicators to criteria 5 to 7

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-102-16: Values
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. A description of the organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior.

Corporate Culture and Corporate Policy at Werner & Mertz  
Together we work reliably and respectfully with clearly defined responsibilities in the interests of the company's success. We orient ourselves to the needs of our internal customers and the effects on the entire process chain.     

Innovation and Improvement
We push for changes where they serve our company success, building on our values and strengths. We often do pioneering work and learn from our mistakes and failures.

Personal Development
We are always working on our development so that we will be able to respond to ever-changing market conditions and efficiently supply our consumers, end-customers and customers with innovative, high-quality products over the long term.  

We provide and value high performance. We know what is required to make our quality products successful in the market and we work with determination and efficiency to achieve our goals.  

Goal Orientation
We strive to build up lasting consumer and customer trust and thereby maximize success with our customers. We do that with our ecological, high-performance quality products, our sustainability initiatives and process orientation in line with the Continuous Improvement Process and a pull-based system.

Our leaders define the framework and create a work environment in which employees can show initiative and contribute to the company's success. We make it happen with empathy and reliability. See Criterion 7 for details on the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior.