The Member of the Board of Management, Corporate Governance, chairs the Sustainability Steering Committee that meets on a regular basis. It consists of persons responsible from the corporate functions of Compliance, Human Resources, Market, Production, Materials Management, Research and Development, and from Communications, Diversity, Environmental Protection, and Occupational Health and Safety. The Steering Committee meets on a quarterly basis. It mainly provides the framework for sustainability reporting and makes recommendations to the Board of Management.
Amongst others, Human Resources, Diversity, Health Services, as well as Safety, Security & Environmental Protection departments are active at the corporate level. These departments fall within the responsibility of Corporate HR. The responsible Member of the Board of Management prepares relevant Group Directives and coordinates the system of officers within the Group. Within the four divisions and the Electronic Systems and ZF Services business units, requirements related to health, safety, and environment are implemented in accordance with corporate standards supported by officers from the locations, and divisions or regions.