Business ethics and compliance

Responsible conduct in accordance with applicable laws and internationally recognised standards, while respecting human rights, is a core aspect of the corporate culture of the Lufthansa Group. As a participant in the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the Lufthansa Group attaches great importance to aligning its business with the internationally acknowledged principles laid down in the Compact. The Company reports on this in the annual progress report which it delivers to the UNGC. The Lufthansa Group is convinced that sustainable economic success can only be achieved through business practices that are value-oriented and based on integrity. Business management based on values, integrity and a sense of responsibility sustainably strengthens the confidence of employees, customers, investors and business partners of the companies of the Lufthansa Group.

Code of Conduct provides framework for acting with integrity and responsibility

Acting with integrity and in accordance with internationally acknowledged values and standards requires that all board members, managers and employees comply with applicable laws, internal regulations and voluntary commitments at all times. By adopting a Code of Conduct, the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has created a framework through which all business decisions are made. The principles set out in the Code of Conduct include corporate responsibility for society and the environment, business activities based on integrity and responsibility for the company and its resources. These principles constitute the foundation of the Lufthansa Group’s value system and define guidelines for the actions of its boards, managers and employees. The Code of Conduct is available on the Lufthansa Group website.

Lufthansa Group Annual Report 2023