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That is our promise to our customers. Living up to this promise depends not only on the technical excellence of our services but also on the independence, integrity and legality of our daily work.

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“To continue to live up to the trust our customers place in us and to maintain the reputation of TÜV SÜD, we need to prevent damage to our company. Please use this TÜV SÜD Trust Channel if you have information about relevant misconduct at TÜV SÜD. You can also use the TÜV SÜD Trust Channel if you wish to send us reports concerning violations of human rights and environmental obligations in our field of business and in our supply chain.”

Are you aware of or do you have justified reason to believe that rules, laws or human rights are being violated at TÜV SÜD? Help us to keep our promise to our customers by reporting this misconduct via the secure TÜV SÜD Trust Channel.

The TÜV SÜD Trust Channel is the internet-based whistleblowing system of EQS Group AG (BKMS® System). A description of how BKMS® System works can be found at: The TÜV SÜD Trust Channel gives you the option of providing your contact details or setting up a secure electronic postbox that allows you to communicate anonymously and securely with the Global Compliance Team of TÜV SÜD. Reports submitted through the TÜV SÜD Trust Channel are not traceable using technology. However, please note that the description and nature of the case may enable conclusions to be drawn about the whistleblower’s identity.

Any individual who submits a report according to the best of their knowledge and in good faith will not suffer any disadvantages from TÜV SÜD. You should only give us information which you believe to be correct to the best of your knowledge. If you submit inaccurate information about compliance processes or violations of human rights or environmental obligations, either intentionally or out of gross negligence, TÜV SÜD reserves the right to take legal action and/ or disciplinary measures. The intentional dissemination of false information is prohibited by law in many countries.

  • Do not provide us with any information if doing so is a criminal act according to the laws of your country. This applies in particular in connection with the sharing of state secrets.
  • Please note: the TÜV SÜD Trust Channel is not an emergency service! Please do not use this service to report an immediate threat to life, health , the environment or property since this communication channel is not designed to receive such information.
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