We consider good corporate governance to be a prerequisite for value creation and trustworthiness. In order to secure sustainable growth, it is important that Saferoad ensures good and healthy business practices, reliable financial reporting and an environment of compliance with legislation and regulations across the Group and its subsidiaries.
Saferoad´s governance documents are built on our values and set out principles for how business should be conducted. These apply to all Saferoad units. Irrespective of which Saferoad entity stakeholders come in contact with, they should experience the same integrity of conduct. It is the duty of all managers within the Group to assure that each of their employees is informed and acts accordingly.
Code of Conduct
We set high standards for ourselves and our impact on environment and society at large. We act in accordance with laws and regulations. Our behaviour must stand to public scrutiny without damaging the reputation of Saferoad.
The Code of Conduct sets forth Saferoad’s core principles. Download here as pdf.
Our Corporate Compliance Program provides employees with practical guidance designed to support Saferoad’s efforts to comply with applicable laws in each of the following compliance areas: Anti-bribery, Competition, Data Protection, and Trade Sanctions.
Employees are often the first to discover misconduct at their workplace. It is important that an employee who discovers wrongdoing by the company or any of its employees, consultants, contractors, or suppliers is able to report it without risk of retaliation or discrimination.
Whistleblowing helps investigate and rectify unacceptable circumstances and to promote the positive development of Saferoad. Download Saferoad’s Whistleblowing policy or contact us on our Compliance e-mail for more information.
Anti-bribery laws criminalize bribery and undue influence from being directed against someone who has been entrusted to act on behalf of others. The Anti-Bribery program provides guidance and limitations on interactions with the public and private sector in the form of hospitality, corporate events, gifts, and charitable donations.
Competition laws promote or seek to maintain competition in the market by regulating anti-competitive conduct. The Competition Compliance Policy, provides guidance on interacting with competitors, suppliers, distributors, and customers. It also advises on avoiding abuse of a dominant market position and complying with merger control rules.
Data protection laws require information related to employees, customers, and other individuals to be made available and processed in a manner that protects privacy. The Data Protection Manual provides guidance on important data protection issues, including data collection and processing, data access and retention, as well as quality, confidentiality, and security of data.
Trade sanctions restrict dealings with targeted individuals, entities, and governments. The Trade Sanctions Manual provides guidance on reporting activities in certain high-risk countries and screening counterparties to determine if they are sanctions targets.