STIHL operates on a sustained basis in the interest of the company, its staff and the community in equal measure. The Group recognises its responsibility as part of society in all the regions in which it operates. STIHL respects the cultural, social, political and legal diversity of societies and nations. The STIHL Group abides by the laws and regulations applicable in individual countries and harmonizes commercial goals with the demands detailed below. These principles are part of our corporate culture. The employees of the entire STIHL Group conduct themselves accordingly. We expect our business partners to adhere to similar principles.