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Companies compile and publish a Code declaration of conformity in which they report on their sustainability performance in keeping with the Code standard.
In order to comply with the Sustainability Code, companies must create what we call a Code declaration of conformity.
Our five steps explain the process from prep to publication.
A Code declaration of conformity must always include the 20 German Sustainability Code criteria as well as your chosen set of performance indicators.
In order to help structure the CSR reporting, we have integrated policy frameworks that directly relate to sustainability into the German Sustainability Code.
The database is at the heart of the Sustainability Code and is where you can find every declaration published to date from more than 1,000 user companies.
Use this function to read what users report on individual criteria and performance indicators.
The German Sustainability Code is designed to be compatible with reporting obligations.
The Code Office is happy to answer all questions regarding the creation of a declaration of conformity.
The Code Office will provide feedback and support in navigating the database.
If you need further information on the Code or how to use it, you will find all the relevant documents here.
Here you will find explanations of terms relating to the German Sustainability Code.
Here you can find news and archived newsletters.
With the Sustainability Code, the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) aims to promote sustainable business practice.
The Sustainability Code provides a framework for organisations and companies of any size or legal structure to report on their non-financial performance.
A project of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE), the Sustainability Code is designed to promote sustainable business practice.
The Sustainability Code became part of the political debate and continued to evolve with input from relevant stakeholders.
The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) is contributing to the international debate with its experience of introducing the Code.
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