Members of ESA are working in full compliance with applicable laws and are expecting all actors of the seed market to follow these rules in commercial activities.

In order to further promote a business environment where the players manifest mutual respect and act according to the applicable rules ESA has adopted a General Code of Conduct in 2012. This Code reflects that companies, who are members of ESA, are acting in full compliance with the rules and also sets out a procedure whereby non-compliant behaviour can be identified and followed up.

ESA General Code of Conduct