Corporate Governance and Declaration of conformity
The Supervisory Board meeting on Friday, November 15, 2019 focused on the implementation of the recommendations and suggestions of the Code in the Volkswagen Group. We discussed in detail the currently applicable version of the Code dated February 7, 2017, and issued the annual declaration of conformity with the recommendations of the Code in accordance with section 161 of the Aktiengesetz (AktG – German Stock Corporation Act) together with the Board of Management. In addition, we addressed the recommenddations in the draft amendment of the Code, which was published by the government commission on May 9, 2019, as well as measures pertaining to the implementation thereof.
The joint declarations of conformity by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board are permanently available at www.volkswagenag.com/en/InvestorRelations/corporate-governance/declaration-of-conformity.html. Additional information on the implementation of the recommendations and suggestions of the Code can be found in the corporate governance report and in the notes to the consolidated financial statements of this annual report.