Perstorp’s Code of Conduct is our guidelines on how we behave and do business. It’s comprehensive and covers business principles, products, sustainability, working conditions and human rights. It has been developed to underline the principles that direct the company’s relations with employees, business partners and other parties. It applies to all companies within Perstorp, the company’s board, Executive Leadership Team and all employees. Perstorp also expects its suppliers, distributors and other business partners, with which it has close relations, to act according to these principles.
How we apply the Code of Conduct
Managers must act as role models, and every employee should be given a briefing on the Code of Conduct by their immediate manager. All employees within Perstorp must know and fully understand the content of the Code of Conduct, this is ensured through a mandatory e-learning. The Code of Conduct is a tool and support in everyday work, and to help us to live up to our three core values: Focused Innovation, Reliability and Responsibility.
Perstorp’s Code of Conduct is based on the company’s three core values and has been developed in accordance with the OECD’s guidelines for multinational enterprises, the chemical industry’s Responsible Care program and the guidelines outlined in the International Labor Organization (ILO) convention. Perstorp supports the UN’s Global Compact and its ten principles as well as the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Code is mandatory and failure to follow the principles set out in the Code may lead to disciplinary measures, including dismissal. Further, violation of the law can seriously harm Perstorp, our reputation and give rise to considerable damage. Perstorp does not accept infringements and will not protect those responsible for sanctions imposed by authorities.