Relevant disclosures on corporate governance practices

The members of the Management Board of Fresenius SE, who were responsible for managing the Company, conducted its business with the due care and diligence of a prudent and conscientious company director in compliance with the provisions of law, the statutes of Fresenius SE, the rules of procedure of the Fresenius SE Management Board, the resolutions passed by the full Management Board, and the respective employment contracts. Corporate governance practices extending beyond the requirements of law are defined in the Fresenius Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct contains the key principles and rules for our conduct within the Company and in our relations with external partners and with the public. The principles of this Code of Conduct and the rules in place for complying with them are binding for all company employees. They must be observed in business relations of any kind. The Fresenius Code of Conduct serves as a role model for the further elaboration and adoption of proprietary codes of conduct within the business segments. It was implemented by the Fresenius SE Management Board. Ensuring compliance with the principles of the Code of Conduct is regarded as part of our executives’ managerial responsibilities. The Code of Conduct is published on our website at To download, see Who we are − Corporate Governance.