Prevention of modern slavery

Our commitment to respect Human Rights extends to critical topics and specific laws and regulations. Learn more about our response to legislation such as the UK Modern Slavery Act but more than anything to increase transparency and share our journey.

Prevention of Modern Slavery 2019

This year, among others, we conducted an HRIA of our manufacturing site in Mexico, added a web-based self-reporting platform, where our suppliers are evaluated by a third-party on areas like the environment, ethics, labour and human rights.

Prevention of Modern Slavery 2018

In 2018, we conducted human rights impact assessments in India and Serbia, with a view to pilot assessments of service providers in China in 2019. Further, all employees in our purchasing department were trained on to deal with common challenges suppliers face as they strive to meet requirements outlined in our recently updated Supplier Code of Conduct.

Prevention of Modern Slavery 2017

We conducted a pilot onsite human rights impact assessment (HRIA) of one of our facilities in China and significantly increased the number of supplier sustainability audits from 15 in 2016 to 97 in 2017.

Prevention of Modern Slavery 2016

One of our initiatives in 2016 was to train a group of employees in China, Denmark, India, Mexico and Russia in the basics of Human Rights.

Grundfos Human Rights Policy

We recognise and acknowledge that corporations have the responsibility to Respect Human Rights. Our commitment to respect Human Rights is communication across the organisation through our values, group policies and Code of Conduct. 

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