Case Study | PUMA
Fair play: why PUMA opted for a digital whistleblowing channel
Openness, honesty and lawful conduct are traits which carry great weight at PUMA. In the interests of guaranteeing “fair play” in the company, the German sporting goods manufacturer has explicitly included whistleblowing in its own Code of Ethics.
In November 2018 the company decided to replace their telephone whistleblowing hotline with a digital system. Read our case study to find out what influenced this change, why they decided to use EQS Integrity Line and how the new whistleblowing system has been received since its implementation.
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