As required by the SIX Swiss Exchange AG’s Directive on Information Relating to Corporate Governance of 13 December 2016, in force since 1 July 2017, (Directive Corporate Governance, DCG), this chapter describes those main principles of Implenia Group’s organisation and structure that directly or indirectly affect the interests of shareholders and other stakeholders. Unless stated otherwise, the details are correct as of the balance sheet date (31 December 2017).
The structuring and numbering of this chapter correspond in general to the scheme set out in the appendix to the DCG. Information on remuneration, profit-sharing and loans is summarised in the Remuneration Report (see pages 169 ff.).
Implenia’s principles and rules regarding corporate governance are set out in its Articles of Association and organisational regulations. Rules on acceptable business practices and standards of behaviour for all Implenia Group employees are set out in its “Code of Conduct”.
The Articles of Association of 24 March 2015 (“Articles of Association”) and the Organisational and Management Regulations of 21 December 2015 (“Implenia’s OR”), both of which applied on the balance sheet date of the year under review, as well as the “Code of Conduct”, are available on Implenia’s website under the following links.