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General compliants procedure

AkzoNobel promotes a culture of openness, integrity, and reliability. These values have been incorporated in the AkzoNobel Code of Conduct, which state the Company’s commitment to ethical behavior and to compliance with all laws and regulations in force in the countries in which AkzoNobel companies operate.

Our core principles, values and code of conduct encourage AkzoNobel employees to report potential violations of the Code of Conduct. They can do so anonymously through our Speak Up! Procedure.

AkzoNobel Auditor Independence Policy 

The AkzoNobel Policy on Auditor Independence provides a framework for decision-making on the services the External Auditor (KPMG) is entitled and not entitled to provide. 

It also establishes the role and responsibilities of the Audit Committee in this process.

The Policy was revised on December 4, 2013.

See full text of the Auditor Independence Rules

Share Dealing Rules
The AkzoNobel Share Dealing Rules contains rules with regard to the ownership of and transactions in its shares and other listed securities, or in financial instruments whose value partly depends on the value of those securities, by the group’s employees, the members of the Executive Committee (including the members of the Board of Management) and the Supervisory Board, and persons connected with such members.

Privacy Rules for Customer, Supplier and Business Partner Data
AkzoNobel has committed itself to the protection of personal data of AkzoNobel Customers, Suppliers and Business Partners. The Privacy Rules for Customer, Supplier and Business Partner Data  indicate how this principle shall be implemented. For the rules applicable to Employee Data, refer to the Privacy Rules for Employee Data.