Tecan is committed to the highest standards of compliance and business ethics and adherence to this Code of Conduct shall ensure Tecan’s credibility as business partner and employer. The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to provide general standards and principles for business behavior within the Tecan group of companies.
The Articles of Incorporation are the basic legal document of the company and therefore have to be submitted for approval to the shareholder’s meeting. Issues governed by the Articles of Incorporation are:
Company Name, Registered Office and Duration and Purpose of the Company
Organization of the Company
A. The General Meeting of Shareholders
B. The Board of Directors
C. The Auditors
Close of the Business Year and Distribution of Profits
The Organizational Regulations are issued pursuant to Art. 15 para. 3 of the Articles of Incorporation of the Company. They govern the organisation and decision making process as well as the duties and powers of the following bodies:
The Board of Directors
The Committees of the Board of Directors, in particular the Audit Committee, the Compensation Committee and the Innovation Committee (insofar as the respective charter of a Committee does not govern the issues in questions)
The UNGC is a voluntary initiative for companies wanting to align strategies and operations with principles of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
Tecan is a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2018.
In the framework of the United Nations Global Compact, Tecan is committed to supporting and implementing, within its sphere of influence, the ten fundamental principles relating to human rights, labor standards, the environment and the fight against corruption.