25 May, 2012Joint Declaration on Human Rights and Working Conditions in the MAN Group. The Agreement defines a reliable set of minimum labour standards that all MAN employees worldwide can refer to while also laying the ethical foundation for the actions of the company and its employees.
Both management and the trade union representation at the MAN Group are of the opinion that social responsibility and the ability to compete are mutually dependent. The agreed principles are based on the conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), but also take their own approach. The declaration is intended to reflect different cultures and the diversity of moral concepts in society. In accordance with the agreement the group’s management will report annually on implementation of the principles and discuss them with the parties to the agreement.
The MAN Group is one of Europe’s leading transport-related engineering companies, with revenue of approximately €16.5 billion in 2011. As a supplier of trucks, buses, diesel engines, turbo machinery, and special gear units, MAN employs approximately 52,500 people worldwide.