Anti-corruption and human rights
Focus and target: Zero tolerance applies to bribery, corruption, cartel and other criminal behavior, child and forced labor, and discrimination (reported and reviewed).
Outcome: Zero cases (0) of significant breaches of laws and permits that resulted in legal consequences or fines were reported in 2018. Furthermore, zero cases (0) of child labor or forced labor were reported. Of 7 reported cases of discrimination (5), a settlement was reached between the parties or other measures were taken in 4 cases (4), while 3 cases (1) are still being processed.
During the year, 18 matters (18) were reported via the whistleblower system. In some cases, reviews were carried out, which identified non-compliances with the Group’s Code of Conduct and policies, and relevant measures were taken in these cases.