The Guiding Principles are a short version of the Groups Business Principles, summarized for our employees around the world, our business partners and the public at large.The phrases typed in
blue letters are particularly Freudenberg-specific.
We are committed to anticipating, understanding and meeting our customers' needs and expectations.
diligent supplier with a passion for detail we provide indispensable support to
make our customers successful. We deliver superior value through our commitment to
quality, service and reliability, supported by our global presence.
AAs a multinational company of
German origin competing in global markets,
our established tradition of innovation and renewal benefits our customers.
Constant innovation in everything we do is essential for our long term financial success. We are
leaders in continuous improvement, and our culture encourages and rewards creativity and initiative from all our employees.
Entrepreneurship is our heritage and the foundation of our success. We continue this tradition through
delegated responsibilities, freedom of action and personal accountability.
We believe in
solid leadership based on personal example, putting trust in people and promoting team spirit. We are commited to developing our future leaders within the Freudenberg Group in order to safeguard this style.
family company, we are devoted to our employees'
well-being and personal development.We reject all forms of discrimination and harassment and show understanding and respect in our dealings with each other.
Our company and its family shareholders togetherare committed to protecting the environment and being responsible corporate citizens in all countries and communities in which we do business. We take all possible care to ensure the safety of the workplace and of our products.
As a family company, we strive for the highest standards of personal behaviour. Fairness and integrity guide our conduct amongst ourselves, towards our business partners and the general public.
After more than 160 years, the Freudenberg Group is and will remain a wholly owned family enterprise. We strongly believe that
our long term business orientation is a major strength that benefits our customers and partners.
Whilst we are not averse to reasonable risks,
financial prudence and solidity will continue to determine the scope and speed of our strategic development.
Freudenberg has a long and successful tradition of worldwide cooperation, alliances and partnerships which enable us to better serve our customers and strengthen our competitive position.