Health, safety, the environment and quality (HSEQ)

Our overall objective is to prevent harm to our people, material assets and the environment. We believe that a strong commitment to and compliance with our HSEQ policy will contribute to sustainability, and provide predictability and confidence for our employees, customers and suppliers.

We have a structured and targeted management system. HSEQ objectives are established in our procedures, and we measure our performance.

  • work actively to prevent accidents, injury to our people and loss of our material assets
  • increase employee motivation, expertise and safety through continuous training and development
  • work actively on improving health, safety and quality performance across our organisation
  • meet specified customer requirements and ensure continuous customer satisfaction
  • minimise our environmental impact by preventing pollution and reducing emissions, discharges and waste
  • set HSEQ performance objectives, measure results, and assess and continually improve the quality of our processes, services and products
  • provide clear job descriptions and ensure that our employees understand and act in accordance with budgets, objectives, handbooks, vision and values in a forward-looking and inspiring working environment

Code of Conduct

Our code of conduct applies to all our employees, executives and directors. It is designed to help our people handle business circumstances professionally and fairly.

Our overall ambition is to take ethical, responsible and profitable decisions. We accordingly expect all our employees to act with a high level of integrity and in a socially responsible and ethical manner. Furthermore, we expect them to behave in a collegial manner and to respect each other, and we give high priority to health, safety and the environment.

We have developed ten core principles for good business practices and ethical behavior, and these are outlined in our code of conduct.

  • We comply with laws and regulations
  • We respect our colleagues
  • We ensure healthy and safe working conditions
  • We protect our assets and confidential information
  • We respect fundamental human rights
  • We never make illegal payments
  • We select our business partners carefully
  • We avoid conflicts of interest
  • We compete fairly
  • We operate in an environmentally responsible manner