code of conduct
Our goals and ethical principles
We aim to maintain and develop an economically, environmentally sustainable, and healthy business.
This entails the following:
- Norwegian laws and international agreements must be respected and adhered to.
- All our activities should be guided by high moral and ethical standards.
- Human rights, workers’ rights, and environmental considerations are among our guiding principles.
- We utilize our influence with our partners to achieve our objectives.
To establish good relationships, we must take our ethical responsibility seriously at all levels. This is an ongoing effort and is regularly followed up
The following apply to us and our partners:
Our employees are our most valuable resource. Therefore, we emphasize mutual respect and professional pride. Daily well-being is crucial, and the conditions we offer our employees comply with legal requirements and applicable collective bargaining agreements.
In addition to this, we adhere to the following:
- All job applicants and employees should be assessed and treated equally, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion, or other characteristics.
- Our service charter provides guidelines on how we should act at Andersen & Mørck:
At Andersen & Mørck:
– We will treat everyone with respect and kindness.
– We will be solution-oriented.
– We will provide personal and professional service.
– We will respond promptly to inquiries, complaints, and other communications.
- We have a strong focus on safety, both physical and psychosocial. Our occupational health and safety system ensures this in our daily operations and is continuously evaluated and improved. The current occupational health and safety policy is available to all employees, both permanent and temporary.
- All employees have the right to organize into trade unions.
- No employees are subjected to coercion, and we do not employ workers under the age of 15.
To achieve a society with safe economic, social, and democratic growth, we distance ourselves from and actively work against corruption, social dumping, and other unfair practices that hinder free competition.
- Applicable competition laws are fundamental to our operations.
- Personal gifts or benefits that may influence business decisions are not accepted.
- Any gifts, dinners, or similar activities exceeding NOK 500 in value require approval from the immediate manager
- Our activities are not based on undue pressure that compromises our professional responsibilities and guidelines
Sustainability guides our business, and environmental considerations are of significant importance.
Legal requirements serve as a minimum, and we seek solutions that further consider our own, our partners’, and our customers’ demands and expectations.
- Continuous evaluation of our environmental footprint is conducted. When we lack sufficient knowledge ourselves, external assistance is sought.
- Methods for conducting our operations are chosen and developed to constantly reduce our impact on the environment. We strive to impose equivalent requirements on our partners.
- We do not engage in work that poses an unacceptable risk of harm to the environment and surroundings.
- We do not undertake work that poses an unacceptable risk of harm to the lives and health of our employees and partners.
- Any incident contrary to this policy is recorded as a deviation, and we take measures to minimize the consequences as much as possible.
- For further information, please refer to our environmental policy included in our occupational health and safety handbook, available on our website.
We set strict requirements for our business and ourselves. To meet our own expectations, we also impose requirements on our partners.
Our monitoring of suppliers will be risk-based and, to the greatest extent possible, carried out before agreements are made.
Our suppliers must comply with our aforementioned guidelines, and we conduct regular audits to ensure compliance.