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: 0 cases (0) of significant breaches of laws and permits that resulted in legal consequences or fines were reported in 2019. Furthermore, 0 cases (0) of child labor or forced labor were reported. Of 11 reported cases of discrimination (7), a settlement was reached between the parties or other measures were taken in 6 (4), while 5 cases (3) are still being processed. During the year, 17 matters (18) were dealt with that originated from the whistleblower system. In some cases, reviews were carried out, which identified non-compliances with the Group’s Code of Conduct, and relevant measures were taken in these cases.