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Diversity makes us more successful

K+S supports a holistic approach to diversity & inclusion. The wealth of experience among our employees and their knowledge and creativity makes us more successful. We promote diversity in our global workforce and a work environment in which this diversity is optimally utilized for the success of individuals and the company as a whole.

We have defined the acknowledgement and promotion of diversity and inclusion in our ONE K+S Values. The basis for diversity and inclusion is appreciation of all employees1. Diversity defines the makeup of our workforce, inclusion describes the active use of this diversity in our everyday work. We want the heterogeneity of the labor markets in which we operate worldwide to be reflected in the company. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion so that our collective wealth of skills, perspectives and experience leads to better solutions for our customers.

1The term employee applies equally to women and men and is therefore to be considered as gender-neutral.

To meet the different needs of our customers and markets, we rely on the best team. Our aim is to continue to expand and step up the active use of diversity & inclusion as an essential part of our corporate culture. We are therefore seeking to continuously improve the performance of our teams and increase creativity, motivation and identification with the company.

This starts with the acquisition of employees. Here we seek to ensure that despite an increasingly contested labor market, the best employees are recruited for all divisions. In the interests of retaining employees, we are developing a diverse workforce in all levels of the organization. 

Our specific target in the area of diversity & inclusion is:

More than 90 percent of our employees should have a positive perception of the work environment as inclusive.

Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Labor Director
We value the skills, experience, and diversity of all employees. We work most effectively when working as a team and treating each other with dignity and respect.
Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Labor Director
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