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Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ
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The Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ is a limited liability company (“Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung“ incorporated under German law). Company shareholders are the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Saxony and the Federal State Saxony-Anhalt. The UFZ is a member of the Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V. (Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres).
Registration court: Amtsgericht Leipzig
Register number: HRB 4703
Value added tax identification number: DE 141507065
Prof. Dr. Rolf Altenburger, Scientific Managing Director
Dr. Sabine König, Administrative Managing Director
Chairwoman of Supervisory Board
MinDirig´in Oda Keppler
Responsibility for the content of the website
Department Press and Public Relations
Susanne Hufe, Press Officer, Online and Print Editor
Andreas Staak, Web Officer, Online Managing Editor
The rights to the images on the UFZ websites are owned by the UFZ, unless otherwise stated. The photographic material may be used free of charge for scientific and research purposes and for editorial purposes, provided the UFZ is named as the source of the images. The images may not be used for other purposes such as commercial purposes.
Public Corporate Governance Code
In accordance with its Articles of association, the Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ underlies the "Public Corporate Governance Code (PCGK)" of the Federal Government. The Code recommends the Management and Supervisory Board to report annually on the company´s corporate governance (PCGK report).
The Management and the Supervisory Board of the UFZ jointly declare that the Public Corporate Governance Code of the Federal Republic of Germany has been and is complied with; deviations are explained in the reports.
The reports for the past five fiscal years can be found below (only in German):