This Code of Conduct applies for the entire Evonik Group, in other words for

all employees of Evonik Industries AG,

all employees of companies where Evonik Industries AG directly or indirectly holds more than 50 percent of the shares or is able to exert a controlling of influence in any other way, and

the Executive Board of Evonik Industries AG and all managing bodies of the companies referred to in in this Code of Conduct, they are included in the term “employees”.