Ethical business behaviour
We believe upholding high standards of conduct is essential for our continued success, and the key to building the trust and confidence of our employees, customers, subcontractors and other stakeholders.
Code of conduct
Arjo’s Code of Conduct provides a basis for all the Group’s operations and applies to all employees without exception. The Code covers laws, regulations, human rights, environment, health and safety, and ethics, aiming to ensure that operations are conducted in an ethical and sustainable manner.
Our Code of Conduct is based on the following international principles
• UN Global Compact
• OECD Guidelines for Multinational Companies
• UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
• ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles & Rights at Work
View our code of conduct (download link)
Supplier Code of Conduct
To ensure sustainable business throughout Arjo’s value chain, we have established a Supplier Code of Conduct for our suppliers and business partners, and is included in all new supplier agreements. The Code is structured according to the UN Global Compact Initiative’s four focus areas:
- Human rights
View our Supplier Code of Conduct (download link)
Arjo has zero tolerance for all types of fraud, bribery or other types of action that create wrongful advantages and contravene our policies, local laws and regulations, industry standards and ethics codes in the countries where the Group operates. Our anti-corruption policy has been prepared to combat corruption and the Group’s employees and business partners are expected to comply with it.
View our Anti-Corruption Policy (download link)
We stress the importance of identifying suspicions of any wrongdoing at an early stage. Employees have the possibility to inform of any situations where there is evidence or suspicion of corruption or other ethically unacceptable actions via an anonymous system.
Submit a request to view our Whistleblowing Policy (link to digital enquiry form)