In its business segments, voestalpine is a global steel and technology Group that boasts combined
expertise in materials and processing, focuses on product and system solutions made of steel and
other metals in technology-intensive industries and niches, and applies the most demanding quality
standards. As a reliable partner to its customers, voestalpine makes their challenges its own.
As a reliable partner, we also feel responsible for how we conduct ourselves in our dealings with
customers, suppliers, employees, and other business partners. Our Code of Conduct helps the
employees of the voestalpine Group understand their individual responsibilities when carrying out
their business activities. It provides the basis for morally, ethically, and legally sound conduct by all
employees of the Group.
Our employees are an essential part of our corporate success and play an important role in furthering
our reputation and the trust placed in us. It is exactly for this reason that it is important for us to define
unequivocal guidelines and principles for business ethics and morals based, materially, on the present
Code of Conduct. When we all act in accordance with these guidelines, this Code of Conduct becomes
an integral part of our corporate culture.