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Declaration of conformity

Declaration of July 13, 2018
Declaration of July 13, 2018

Under Art. 161 of the Stock Corporation Law (Aktiengesetz) the Executive Board and Supervisory Board of a listed German stock corporation are required to issue an annual declaration stating whether the German Corporate Governance Code (DCGK) has been and is being observed and which of the Code's recommendations have not been or are not being applied and why.

thyssenkrupp complies with all of the recommendations - except one - of the DCGK as amended on February 7, 2017. The Executive Board and Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG issued the following declaration of conformity in accordance with Art. 161 Aktiengesetz.

In addition to the recommendations, the DCGK contains a number of suggestions for good and responsible corporate governance, compliance with which is not required to be disclosed by law. thyssenkrupp complies with all the suggestions.

Declarations of conformity 2002-2017

German Corporate Governance Code (DCGK)

The DCGK aims to promote the confidence of national and international investors, customers, employees and the public in the governance of exchange-listed German corporations. The DCGK brings together important statutory requirements, takes account of nationally and internationally recognized standards in the form of recommendations and provides suggestions for good and responsible corporate governance.

The Executive Board and Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG last issued a declaration of conformity in accordance with Art. 161 Aktiengesetz at October 1, 2017.

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