Respect for the law
All Group companies are to apply in all areas all laws and regulations in force in those countries where they carry on business. Particular attention is drawn to the areas described below. All Group companies shall prohibit all actions which might breach applicable norms of competition law. They shall refrain from any form of financing political parties or activities, even if allowed under local law. They also are to reject all forms of active or passive corruption whether in domestic or international transactions. Furthermore,Group companies are to renounce exploiting loopholes or inadequacies in any such laws or regulations where this would mean non-compliance with the norms of the Saint-Gobain Group in the areas described below.