“At S Group, we have worked for a long time to ensure the realisation of human rights and responsible procurement operations. We are glad that our systematic work human rights work shows in the results of the assessment. The study gives us valuable information about development areas. We continue to promote human rights and equal opportunities, and these themes are also emphasised in our updated responsibility programme,” says Sanni Martikainen, Corporate Responsibility Manager.
S Group is committed to respecting all internationally recognised human rights and to promoting the fulfilment of human rights.
One of the three themes of S Group’s updated is Towards an equal world – by removing inequality. We welcome all people as equally important to us. We take care that our own and our partners’ employees are treated fairly in Finland and around the world. We display products’ manufacturing sites and the country of origin of their main ingredients in order to track human rights matters.
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We are committed to operating openly, transparently and in compliance with ethical principles. where it is possible to anonymously report any suspicion of misconduct or of actions that violate our ethical principles.
We have developed the Radical transparency research model that examines the root causes of human rights issues. It is used in parallel with social audits at production facilities. The first study explored the production of tinned tomatoes in Italy. .