The Norwegian Transparency Act

The Norwegian Transparency Act

As of 1st of July 2022, the Transparency Act entered into force in Norway. The purpose is to promote companies’ respect for basic human rights and decent working conditions with business partners, and in supply chains. 

Orkla Annual Report

Orkla ASA

Orkla House Care is fully owned by Orkla ASA. Orkla ASA presents a comprehensive overview of the activities and performance of its portfolio companies, diligently examining and monitoring risks within the supply chain. All of this is presented within the Orkla Annual and Sustainability Report for the year 2022. As a portfolio company, Orkla House care is covered by this report.

Specific references in the annual report:
Organization and business area: page 9, page 17.
Segments: page 197-203.
Human rights policies, routines, whistleblowing: page 96-97, page 113.
Negative impacts and risk, mitigating actions: page 113-121

Ethical Trade Report (Norway)

Ethical Trade Initative

Orkla House Care became a member of Ethical Trade initiative in 2022, and achieved ‘Basis-level’ from ETi in first reporting-year. Orkla House Care annual report to Ethical Trade Norway on due diligence can be reviewed here: Våre medlemmer – Etisk Handel or below:

Moving forward, Orkla House Care will continuously strengthen our due diligence in the value-chain, and we expect to communicate on our progress through e.g., Ethical Trade annual reports and Orkla annual- and sustainability reports.

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