Annual Report 2016

Corporate Governance

Kuehne + Nagel is committed to good Corporate Governance which is an integral part of the management culture of the Kuehne + Nagel Group (The Group).

 

Corporate Governance guides the structure and operational practices within the Group. It aims at creating sustainable value for all stakeholders and safeguards the management’s decision-making capability and efficiency. Accountability through clearly assigned duties to the Boards and Committees and transparency in financial reporting ensure that the Group acts responsibly.


Principles

The principles of corporate governance, as defined in the Directive on Information Relating to Corporate Governance (RLCG) of the SIX Swiss Exchange, are the basis for the Articles of Association, the Organisational Rules, and the Committee Regulations of the holding company of the Group, Kuehne + Nagel International AG, Schindellegi (Feusisberg), Switzerland (the Company). The Group follows best practice recommendations and standards established in the “Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance”.

 

The Articles of Association (AoA) and the Code of Conduct are available on Kuehne + Nagel’s website under the following link: Corporate Governance

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