Doğuş Otomotiv’s business ethics approach contains the highest level of ethical standards in our corporate policies, our ways of doing business and in our behaviors. In other words, they are the reflection of our moral standards in every area of business life. Our company departments, technological assets, financial and operational activities, in short all of our business processes are expected to clearly reflect our ethical business conduct approach beyond all other moral traditions and values.
The most valuable assets of Doğuş Otomotiv are the trust of its customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders to our Company, and the corporate reputation we have maintained since the inception of our commercial activities. Our stakeholders’ trust and the protection of our reputation are the reasons of our existence that we never compromise.
In accordance with its policies and corporate ethics, Doğuş Otomotiv absolutely rejects bribery and corruption.
Doğuş Otomotiv is committed to complying with the principle of doing fair and transparent business in its relations with all stakeholders. As with other stakeholders, Doğuş Otomotiv’s executives, employees and business partners are not allowed to gain any benefits against laws and regulations, make payments to influence the decisions of individuals or organizations, give gifts, offer payments or gifts in their relations with government institutions. Making a contribution, offering gifts or making commitments on such issues to a political party, a political party member or related institutions and organizations is similarly in violation of Doğuş Otomotiv Code of Ethics.
At Doğuş Otomotiv, offering, accepting or giving bribes or kickbacks that constitute a legal crime, are strictly prohibited. All executives and employees encountering such an offer must immediately report the situation to the Ethics Line. In addition, asking customers, suppliers, Doğuş Otomotiv competitors or third parties for personal loans, special privileges or discounts different from those offered to everyone, are strictly prohibited as well. Doğuş Otomotiv employees will not be penalized when they refuse to bribe or make an anti-corruption statement.
Doğuş Otomotiv’s Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption Policy and the commitments within the scope of this policy cover employees, executives, senior management, suppliers and business partners, Authorized Dealers and After-sales Service Centers and their employees, and all third parties across the entire Doğuş Otomotiv value chain.
The Board of Directors of Doğuş Otomotiv is responsible for implementing the anti-bribery and anti-corruption policy across the entire Doğuş Otomotiv value chain.
Doğuş Otomotiv observes OEM policies while appointing Authorized Dealers and After-sales Service Centers, and in their reimbursements. Doğuş Otomotiv reimburses Authorized Dealers and After-sales Service Centers in exchange for legitimate services strictly in line with these standards.