CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Aker BioMarine’s business purpose is to develop the natural resource krill into value-added products for humans and animals. Long-term and sustainable development is essential for the company’s future.
Code of conduct
Aker BioMarine shall be known for its high ethical standards by conducting its business with integrity, and respecting the laws, cultures, dignity and rights of individuals in all of the countries where we operate. We therefore expect the same of our business partners, including suppliers, advisors, government partners and others. Aker BioMarine’s Code of Conduct (download in English or Russian) states our requirements for business practices and personal conduct in and on behalf of Aker BioMarine.
Privacy legislation should, as a part of its broader purpose, ensure integrity and confidentiality in the processing and storing of personal data. Aker BioMarine safeguards the privacy of our employees and everyone we do business with when handling sensitive information.
The AKBM group is committed to ensuring fundamental human rights and decent working conditions throughout our entire value chain, including all our suppliers and business partners. All our suppliers are screened through our Supplier Management System, which includes assessing such suppliers’ work with and policies on social rights. Furthermore, our suppliers commit to adhere to our Supplier Declaration which addresses human rights and decent working conditions. In addition to supplier onboarding, we work continuously to identify and assess any potential adverse impact on such rights from our supply chain and to implement suitable measures to mitigate such adverse impacts.
If you would like information on how the AKBM group addresses these topics, either general information or information relating to a specific product or service offered by us, please reach out to Bjørn Leren per email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AKBM group is the world’s leading krill supplier and the only supplier that controls the entire harvesting and production process. We are committed to conducting our business with integrity and the highest ethical standards. In order to contribute to its commitment to integrity and the highest ethical standards, all of AKBM’s Suppliers (including contractors and all sub-tier suppliers) are required to indicate their commitment to the principles in a Supplier Declaration.
Privacy information received through the whistleblowing channel is handled in accordance with the Norwegian Personal Data Act, the Norwegian Working Environment Act and accompanying regulations. This includes measures to ensure confidentiality of privacy information as well as routines for deletion of privacy information once the case is concluded.