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Social commitment

Business Keeper was founded in 2001 with the goal of promoting a business culture based on values. Our software is designed to help companies and organisations comply with ethical standards and regulations. . 

However, our work here is not yet complete. We believe that positively and sustainably influencing society through our broad range of activities is an essential part of our corporate culture. 

  • We support NGOs through selected memberships, sponsoring and long-standing voluntary work.

  • We impart knowledge and assist qualified junior recruits with our grants.

  • Our free whistleblowing system supports companies during difficult times such as the coronavirus pandemic, ensuring that fighting misconduct does not affect their budget.

  • We create awareness and cover topics such as business ethics, compliance, whistleblowing and confidentiality in order to actively shape and keep social debate alive thanks to a value-based business culture. This includes presentations and discussions at events or guest articles in specialist and consumer media publications.

Supporting NGOs through memberships and volunteering

Business Keeper has been a corporate member of Transparency International Deutschland since 2002. Our founder, Kenan Tur, has undertaken many years of voluntary work as manager of the “Whistleblower” working group. This allows us to actively play a role in shaping political demands when it comes to whistleblower protection and anti-corruption. 

In 2002, we were one of the few German companies to join the UN Global Compact: many others have since signed up. We support the initiative founded by Kofi Annan in 1999 and its 10 principles, not only through our membership but also by regularly participating in and sponsoring Global Compact events and publications. 

Business Keeper is now a founding member of business ethics associations such as thednwe Forum Berlin where Kenan Tur has been acting as voluntary treasurer for many years. We have also supported the Foundation of German Business (sdw) for a number of years now. Kenan Tur has also overseen the sdw grants for many years. 

Find out more about the associations and institutes that we have been supporting for many years here

Free access to our whistleblowing system for development banks and social institutions

The increase in domestic violence is a social issue which has unfortunately deteriorated due to the coronavirus pandemic and associated restrictions. We have given social institutions free access to our whistleblowing system in order to help those affected obtain additional support. 

Another long-standing problem during the coronavirus pandemic: following the provision of government “corona subsidies”, the system of reporting subsidy fraud by criminals has broken down. To combat this, we have provided free access to the BKMS® whistleblowing system for German development banks

The Business Keeper grant

With our Business Keeper grant for Certified Compliance Experts (CCE) or Certified Investigation Experts, we regularly support qualified new recruits in the area of compliance and white-collar crime.  The study course is held at the Berlin School of Governance, Risk & Compliance as part of further training. Anyone who meets the requirements of a CCE can apply, whose course fees must be afforded by their employer without financial support and who are able to start at the specified time.  An independent jury determines which applicant will receive the grant. 

Further information about this grant can be found here.

“Thanks to this study course, I've been able to combine theory and practical experience through independent experts and direct exchange within heterogeneous groups, expand my knowledge through flexible seminars on current topics and identify sound, practical solutions for future challenges with the help of case studies and discussions with alumni and my supporter, Business Keeper GmbH.”

– MICHAELA BURGER, 2018 BUSINESS KEEPER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Additional training offers

We also regularly support graduates in their research and established the popular “Communicating with whistleblowers” seminar several years ago to help compliance officers understand how to deal with whistleblowers. The seminar is held several times a year in collaboration with the renowned School of Governance, Risk & Compliance (School GRC)  in Berlin and online. 

Environment and sustainability

Environmental protection and sustainable working methods and business practices are extremely important to us. We are therefore continuously introducing environmentally friendly, sustainable processes into our company.  

  • For several years, we’ve promoted “Job Rad” to give employees an incentive to travel to work by bike
  • We now send greeting cards to customers and partners digitally, rather than on paper, and donate the money saved to the NGO "Plant for the planet"

  • We aim to reduce paper waste and only use recycled paper where possible

  • The entire company focuses on separating recyclable and non-recyclable waste, providing corresponding containers for this 

  • In recent years, we have invested heavily in expanding our in-house conferencing technology so that we can continue to significantly reduce the amount of business travel after Covid

  • In April 2020, we also made major investments in order to quickly adapt to remote working. This was primarily intended to protect employee health and reduce the spread of the virus. Through reduced business travel, we've been able to make a small contribution towards protecting the environment
  • Our website is hosted with the help of a company that is a pioneer in the area of green IT and runs its customers’ websites using 100% carbon-neutral natural energy

  • For birthdays or special occasions, all employees receive sustainable potted plants instead of cut flowers 

Privacy Settings

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Nastavení ochrany osobních údajů

Nastavenia ochrany osobných údajov

On our website we use cookies that are necessary for technical reasons, for example to save your cookie settings and, after you have provided your consent, also marketing cookies, which help us to improve our web presence and implement advertising campaigns.

In this regard, we also use technology by third-party providers (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), with which data processing in the USA, where there is no adequate level of data protection, cannot be excluded. IP address data is anonymised by abbreviation.

Your consent is provided on a voluntary basis and may be revoked at any time. Please note that this information applies only to our company website. In order to guarantee absolute confidentiality, we still do not use third-party provider cookies or other marketing technologies in the BKMS® Compliance System.

You can find more information in the data protection policy.

Auf unserer Webseite verwenden wir technisch notwendige Cookies, etwa zur Speicherung Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen und, nach Ihrer Einwilligung, auch Marketing Cookies, die uns helfen, unseren Internetauftritt zu verbessern sowie Werbekampagnen durchzuführen.

Dabei nutzen wir auch Technologien von Drittanbietern (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), bei denen eine Datenverarbeitung in den USA, wo kein angemessenes Datenschutzniveau gewährleistet ist, nicht ausgeschlossen werden kann. IP-Adressdaten werden durch Kürzung anonymisiert.

Ihre Einwilligung ist freiwillig und jeder Zeit widerrufbar. Bitte beachten Sie, dass dieser Hinweis nur für unsere Unternehmenswebseite gilt. Zur Gewährleistung absoluter Vertraulichkeit verwenden wir im BKMS® Compliance System weiterhin weder Drittanbieter-Cookies noch sonstige Marketing Technologien.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie im Datenschutzhinweis.

Sur notre site web, nous utilisons des cookies techniquement nécessaires par exemple pour enregistrer vos réglages en matière de cookies et, après avoir reçu votre consentement, également des cookies de marketing qui nous aident à améliorer notre présence sur Internet et à réaliser des campagnes publicitaires.

Nous utilisons aussi des technologies de fournisseurs tiers (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft) au cours de l’emploi desquelles ne peut être exclu un traitement des données aux États-Unis, pays où aucun niveau raisonnable de protection des données n’est garanti. Les données d’adresse IP sont tronquées pour les anonymiser.

Votre consentement est facultatif et révocable à tout moment. Veuillez noter que cette remarque ne vaut que pour notre site web d’entreprise. Pour garantir une confidentialité absolue et comme par le passé, nous n’utilisons dans le BKMS® Compliance System ni cookies de tiers ni technologies de marketing diverses.

Vous trouverez d’autres informations dans l’avis relatif à la protection des données.

En nuestra página web utilizamos cookies técnicamente necesarias, como las que se usan para almacenar sus ajustes de cookies, y, tras recabar su consentimiento, utilizamos también cookies de marketing que nos ayudan a mejorar nuestro sitio web y a llevar a cabo campañas publicitarias.

Para ello, hacemos uso también de tecnologías de terceros (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), en cuyo caso no se puede descartar que el tratamiento de datos se lleve a cabo en los EE. UU., donde no se garantiza un nivel adecuado de protección de datos. Los datos de las direcciones IP se anonimizan mediante acortamiento.

Su consentimiento es voluntario y puede ser revocado en cualquier momento. Tenga en cuenta que este aviso solo es de aplicación para la página web de nuestra empresa. Para garantizar una confidencialidad absoluta, en el BKMS® Compliance System no utilizamos cookies de terceros ni otras tecnologías de marketing.

Puede encontrar más información en el aviso de protección de datos.

Na nossa página de internet, utilizamos cookies necessários do ponto de vista técnico, por exemplo, para o armazenamento das suas definições de cookies e, após a sua autorização, também cookies de marketing que nos ajudam a melhorar a nossa presença na internet , bem como a realizar campanhas publicitárias.

No processo utilizamos também tecnologias de outros fornecedores (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), nos quais não é possível excluir um tratamento de dados nos EUA, onde não é garantido um nível de proteção de dados adequado. Os dados do endereço IP são anonimizados através de redução.

A sua autorização é voluntária e revogável em qualquer altura. Por favor, tenha em consideração que esta mensagem só é válida para a página de internet da nossa empresa. Para garantir absoluta confidencialidade, continuaremos a não utilizar no BKMS® Compliance System nem cookies de outros fornecedores nem outras tecnologias de marketing.

Encontrará mais informações no aviso relativo à proteção de dados

Sul nostro sito web utilizziamo cookie necessari dal punto di vista tecnico, ad esempio per salvare le impostazioni dei cookie e, se l'utente ha fornito il suo consenso, utilizziamo anche cookie di marketing che ci aiutano a migliorare il nostro sito web e realizzare campagne pubblicitarie.

A tale scopo, utilizziamo anche tecnologie di terze parti (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft) per le quali non è possibile escludere il trattamento dei dati negli Stati Uniti, dove non è garantito un livello adeguato di protezione dei dati. I dati dell'indirizzo IP vengono resi anonimi mediante abbreviazione.

Il consenso dell'utente è volontario e revocabile in qualsiasi momento. Questo avviso si applica solo al nostro sito web aziendale. Per garantire la massima riservatezza, non utilizziamo nel BKMS® Compliance System né cookie di terze parti né altre tecnologie di marketing.

Maggiori informazioni sono disponibili nell'informativa sulla protezione dei dati.

Na naszej stronie wykorzystujemy niezbędne technicznie pliki cookie, np. do zapisywania ustawień cookie, oraz – po wyrażeniu zgody, również cookie marketingowe pomagające nam ulepszać naszą witrynę internetową oraz prowadzić kampanie reklamowe.

Wykorzystujemy przy tym również technologie od dostawców zewnętrznych (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), w przypadku których nie można wykluczyć przetwarzania danych na terenie USA, gdzie nie jest zapewniony dostatecznie wysoki poziom ochrony danych. Adresy IP są anonimizowane poprzez skrócenie.

Udzielana zgoda jest dobrowolna i można ją odwołać w dowolnym momencie. Prosimy pamiętać, że ta informacja dotyczy całej naszej strony. Dla zapewnienia pełnej poufności w BKMS® Compliance System nadal nie stosujemy plików cookie dostawców zewnętrznych ani innych technologii marketingowych.

Więcej informacji można znaleźć w informacji o ochronie danych.

Na našich webových stránkách používáme technicky nezbytné soubory cookie, například k uložení vašeho nastavení souborů cookie, a s vaším souhlasem také marketingové soubory cookie, které nám pomáhají vylepšovat naše webové stránky a provádět reklamní kampaně.

Při tom používáme technologie třetích stran (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), u nichž nelze vyloučit zpracování dat v USA, kde není zaručena adekvátní úroveň ochrany dat. Data IP adresy jsou anonymizována zkrácením.

Váš souhlas je dobrovolný a můžete jej kdykoli odvolat s účinkem do budoucna. Vezměte prosím na vědomí, že toto upozornění se vztahuje pouze na webové stránky naší firmy. Abychom zajistili absolutní důvěrnost, v systému BKMS® Compliance System nadále nepoužíváme žádné soubory cookie třetích stran ani jiné marketingové technologie.

Další informace naleznete v informacích k ochraně dat.

Používame technicky potrebné súbory cookies, napríklad na úschovu vašich nastavení cookie, a s vašim súhlasom tiež marketingové súbory cookies, ktoré nám pomáhajú zlepšovať našu webovú stránku a uskutočňovať reklamné kampane.

Používame tiež technológie od tretích strán (Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft), pre ktoré nemožno vylúčiť spracovanie údajov v USA, kde nie je zaručená primeraná úroveň ochrany údajov. Údaje IP adresy sú anonymizované skrátením.

Váš súhlas je dobrovoľný a je možné ho kedykoľvek odvolať. Upozorňujeme, že toto oznámenie sa týka iba webových stránok našej spoločnosti. Aby sme zaistili absolútnu dôvernosť, v BKMS® Compliance System naďalej nepoužívame súbory cookies tretích strán ani iné marketingové technológie.

Ďalšie informácie nájdete v oznámení o ochrane osobných údajov.

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