Code of Conduct & WHISTLEBLOWING



our Code of Conduct

GONSO as part of Maier Sports GmbH belongs to the Schwan-STABIO group. Accordingly, we align our actions with the group's Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct of the Schwan-STABILO group of companies summarizes all the most important basic rules and principles that guide our behavior. This provides all employees, customers and partners with a reliable framework for orientation.

The Code of Conduct is divided into four chapters:

  • Conduct in all business activities
  • Labor relations and workplaces
  • Conduct in society
  • Handling of business secrets, data and information

The complete Code of Conduct is available for download here.

We all have to be attentive


Our clear commitment to consistent compliance with laws, rules and internal regulations includes a willingness to prevent and punish misconduct.

This expressly includes being open to receiving tips about white-collar crime, serious administrative offences, breaches of duty under labour law and other gross violations of rules and laws in connection with Schwan-STABILO.

What issues should be reported?

  • Bribery (including attempted bribery) or corruption
  • Anti-competitive behavior
  • Conduct in violation of antitrust law
  • Theft
  • Embezzlement of material
  • Damage to property through embezzlement or fraud
  • Violation of data protection and manipulation of documents
  • Violation of occupational safety or environmental protection regulations
  • Grossly improper social behavior, #MeToo, discrimination, harassment
  • Forced and child labor

communication channels

Give hints

Electronic and anonymous: Our whistleblower system

Electronic and anonymous: Our whistleblower system

Our electronic whistleblower system gives you the opportunity to report misconduct completely anonymously. This can be useful if you want to protect your identity but still want to report serious misconduct. Whatever the reason, you may want a highly confidential setting for your whistleblowing: We create that option for you with the whistleblower system.


To the external whistleblowing system