Integrity & Compliance.
For SEAT, sustainable success of the Company depends on the commitment with complying with the law and the internal regulations of SEAT and the Volkswagen Group, together with integrity and transparency in company culture and business relationships.
This is how we ensure the good reputation of our company, the trust of our customers and business partners and the well-being of our employees.
For SEAT business and values go hand in hand, that is why integrity is a fundamental pillar of our corporate strategy.
SEAT advocates for a respectful and honest behavior that helps to comply with the rules, principles and values set forth in its Code of Conduct.
We have tools and processes to prevent and combat irregularities and conduct contrary to the principles, values, legislation and internal regulations.
Autonomous and independent control body
In 2016, SEAT's Board of Directors reinforced the risk management and regulatory compliance model by creating an autonomous and independent control body called the Audit & Good Practices Commission (CABP). Delegated Commission of the Board of Directors of SEAT SA, in charge of the functions of compliance with the Law on Auditing of Accounts, the Law on Capital Companies, the national and international standards that regulate the ethics and compliance models, also taking into account the criteria described in Spanish criminal law (art. 31 bis Criminal Code), the Good Governance Code, the CABP's own Regulations and the internal regulations on matters related to the Compliance and Integrity and Risk Management system. The CABP is currently made up of the following members of the SEAT Board of Directors: Luis Comas Martínez de Tejada, currently appointed as president; Dr. Stefan Piëch, and Mr. Mark Philipp Porsche.
SEAT, S.A. currently holds the AENOR certificates on the prevention of criminal risks and anti-bribery, which maintain the company as a benchmark in the field of Compliance, being the first company in the automotive sector to obtain them in 2021. These certificates contribute to the sustainability of SEAT and that of its strategic projects and respond to the requirements of Administrations and other stakeholders by proving that our company has a robust and effective Compliance model.