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Getinge’s sustainability work is an integral part of our passion for life. We help our customers save lives with a commitment to conducting business that is socially, ethically and environmentally sound across the entire value chain. By respecting our customers, employees and the planet in everything we do, we make a positive impact on society, today and in the future.

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Business Ethics

Getinge has signed the UN Global Compact and we support its ten principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. The sustainability work is governed by our Code of Conduct and a number of policies in a number of areas, such as human rights, anti-corruption and the environment.

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A Sustainable Offer

By using EcoDesign principles to design products with special consideration for the environmental impact during their entire lifecycle, we minimize the use of materials, ensure that our products are recyclable and help our customers reduce their consumption of energy, water and other consumables.

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People & Society

At Getinge, we strive to make a positive and sustainable contribution to the communities we are active in. Our corporate social work are built on high standards regarding health and safety, human rights, discrimination and ethics. All employees are involved in acting as role models for ethical behavior and professional integrity.

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Environmental, Social & Governance

Getinge’s sustainability work is an integral part of our passion for life. We help our customers save lives with a commitment to conduct business that is socially, ethically and environmentally sound across the entire value chain.

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Sustainability Report 2021

At Getinge we are committed to contribute to a more sustainable health care and society. Our work is driven by the conviction that a responsible
company contributes to an increased value for as well our customers as the society at large. 

Learn more about our ambition, goals and progress in the Sustainability Report as part of our Annual Report 2021. 

For the full GRI disclosures, please check out the additional ESG Addendum 2021.

 

A quality culture

Getinge works continuously on securing a quality mindset throughout the organization and continuously improves its products, services and processes.

UN Global Compact

Supporting the UN Global Compact is an important part of our sustainability efforts, and we strive to integrate its principles covering human rights, labor and the environment in our daily work.

UN Sustainability Goals

The UN Global Compact has established 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Getinge supports all of them and have identified those that are most relevant for our own operations.

EcoVadis

In 2019, we began to evaluate our sustainability performance through EcoVadis, which is the leading system for evaluating suppliers’ environmental aspects, working conditions, corporate social responsibility and subcontractors.