Communication on Progress

Participant
Published
  • 2012/03/01
Time period
  • March 2011  –  March 2012
Format
  • Stand alone document – Basic COP Template
Differentiation Level
  • This COP qualifies for the Global Compact Active level
Self-assessment
  • Includes a CEO statement of continued support for the UN Global Compact and its ten principles
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Human Rights
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Labour
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Environment
  • Description of actions or relevant policies related to Anti-Corruption
  • Includes a measurement of outcomes
 
  • Statement of continued support by the Chief Executive Officer
  • Statement of the company's chief executive (CEO or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing the company's ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles.

  • To our stakeholders:

    I am pleased to confirm that Hilding Anders International reaffirms its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

    In this annual Communication on Progress, we describe our actions to continually improve the integration of the Global Compact and its principles into our business strategy, culture and daily operations. We also commit to share this information with our stakeholders using our primary channels of communication.

    Sincerely yours,

    Anders Pettersson
    CEO & President

Human Rights
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of human rights for the company (i.e. human rights risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on Human Rights.

  • 2011 has been the year where we have overhauled our entire corporate governance set up including all relevant policies using the Ten Global Compact principles as our starting point.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement Human Rights policies, address Human Rights risks and respond to Human Rights violations.

  • We are not exposed to immediate deficits in the area of Human Rights.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • Sustainability Audits planned for 2012

Labour
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of labour rights for the company (i.e. labour rights-related risks and opportunities). Description of written policies, public commitments and company goals on labour rights.

  • 2011 has been the year where we have overhauled our entire corporate governance set up including all relevant policies using the Ten Global Compact principles as our starting point.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions taken by the company to implement labour policies, address labour risks and respond to labour violations.

  • Health & Safety assessments are ongoing business to us. The installation of a rewritten Policy has increased the internal focus on this subject.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates performance.

  • 2012 is the year where we assess the internal performance guided by an internal priority list.

Environment
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of environmental protection for the company (i.e. environmental risks and opportunities). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on environmental protection.

  • 2011 has been the year where we have overhauled our entire corporate governance set up including all relevant policies using the Ten Global Compact principles as our starting point.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement environmental policies, address environmental risks and respond to environmental incidents.

  • In the process of developing the overall policy further into measurable KPI's that will be implemented in line with the upcoming strategic planning process.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates environmental performance.

  • Assessment and audit at selected sites during Q3-Q4 2012

Anti-Corruption
  • Assessment, policy and goals
  • Description of the relevance of anti-corruption for the company (i.e. anti-corruption risk-assessment). Description of policies, public commitments and company goals on anti-corruption.

  • 2011 has been the year where we have overhauled our entire corporate governance set up including all relevant policies using the Ten Global Compact principles as our starting point.

  • Implementation
  • Description of concrete actions to implement anti-corruption policies, address anti-corruption risks and respond to incidents.

  • Leading managers signed competition compliance policy in 2012.

  • Measurement of outcomes
  • Description of how the company monitors and evaluates anti-corruption performance.

  • Assessment in 2012 especially in "far away" countries that existing policies are adhered to.