The Public Corporate Governance Kodex (PCGK) contains and defines the standards of good corporate and participation management for all companies and shareholdings of the Federal Government. It is a guideline from the Federal Government and sets standards for transparent and economic actions by publicly owned companies. For example, it specifies how corporate bodies are to cooperate, seeks to ensure continuous improvement of processes of the company and its institutions, and stipulates a transparency obligation with regard to the remuneration of the management.
DigitalService GmbH des Bundes is 100% owned by the Federal Government.
As a GmbH (roughly: private limited under German law) owned by the Federal Government, we publish a Public Governance Report every year. Supplementary documents to the annual financial statement are also provided.
DigitalService was established as a federally owned limited liability company in October 2020. It emerged from the non-profit start-up 4Germany UG. In May 2022, it was renamed from DigitalService4Germany GmbH to DigitalService GmbH des Bundes.
In case you have any questions regarding the acquisition of the 4Germany UG by the Federal Government, feel free to reach out via firstname.lastname@example.org.