At Goodtech, we have a high ethical standard in our business. This is set out in our code of conduct. Goodtech's code of conduct is in line with the Gender Equality and Discrimination Act's purpose of promoting equality, ensuring equal opportunities and rights and preventing discrimination on the basis of gender, ethnicity, national origin, descent, language, religion and belief.
The group has zero tolerance for corruption, including extortion and bribery, and works actively to ensure that this does not occur. The group's code of conduct describes integrity, reputation and possible conflicts of interest, including the relationship between employees, customers and suppliers
Goodtech's code of conduct applies to all employees and everyone who acts on behalf of Goodtech. By extension, we make the same demands to our subcontractors. In order to clarify what Goodtech expects from our partners and suppliers, separate guidelines for ethical trade have been prepared that cover basic requirements for human rights, employee rights and the environment.
The group has established notification routines and encourages that it is actively applied in the event of suspected breaches of legislation and industry standards, as well as breaches of guidelines both in Goodtech and with our customers, partners or suppliers. Notification can be made anonymously via a notification portal, also directly to the Board.
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The Transparency Act
Goodtech performes out due diligence assessments of its supply chain in accordance with the requirements of §4 of the Transparency Act. This means that we
- Chart and evaluate existing and potential negative consequences related to:
- Which raw materials are needed to provide the products Goodtech buys and/or sells
- Where the goods are produced
- How the goods are produced
- Whether Goodtech's selected suppliers operate in an industry that is particularly exposed to potential human rights violations
- Perform continuous risk assessments of the supply chain
- Conduct duly planned visits and audits of high-risk suppliers. A minimum of 2 suppliers will be audited per year.
- Implement appropriate measures and follow-up, contingent on the results of the audits.