In total, the Clariant Group issued 24 disciplinary actions against employees for Code of Conduct violations in the reporting period, out of which 9 were dismissals. Included in this number are disciplinary actions against two employees for corruption charges. There were no legal proceedings against Clariant or its employees for alleged corruption. In addition to that, Clariant issued a warning letter against one supplier and terminated five suppliers and one business partner (agent, distributor or consultant).