CSR - Elverdal

Elverdal lives up to the social responsibility formulated in the conventions that form the basis of the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact concerning Human Rights, Workers' Rights, the Environment and Anti-Corruption.



Human rights
Elverdal undertakes to at all times comply with applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, colour, sex, religion, political beliefs, national affiliations or beliefs, political opinion, sexual orientation, age, disability or national, social or ethnic origin.

In fulfilling the Contract, Elverdal thus undertakes to respect fundamental human rights, as laid down in Principles 1 and 2 of the UN Global Compact, and as per the ILO Convention No. 100 (1951) on Equal Pay and No. 111 (1958) on Discrimination.



Workers' rights
Elverdal undertakes to respect basic labour rights, which implies that the products delivered and any parts thereof;


  • have not been produced in violation of the general ban on forced labour, as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 29 (1930) and 105 (1957);
  • have not been produced in violation of the general ban on forced labour, as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 138 (1973) and 182 (1999);
  • are produced under conditions where the general principle of the right to freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining are ensured, as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 87 (1948), Nos. 98 (1949) and 135 (1971);
  • are produced under conditions where the general principle of the right to fair remuneration has been complied with, as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 26 (1928) and Nos. 131 (1970);
  • are produced under conditions where the general principle of the right to fair remuneration has been complied with, as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 1 (1919) and Nos. 30 (1930);
  • are produced under conditions where the general principle of the right to fair remuneration has been complied with as per the ILO Convention’s Nos. 155 (1981)
Elverdal undertakes to comply with fundamental labour rights as set out in Principles 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the UN's Global Compact Principles.



Environment
Elverdal is committed to protecting nature and the environment, so that societal development can take place on a sustainable basis with respect for human living conditions and for the conservation of animal and plant life. During production and delivery, Elverdal will strive to:



  • prevent and combat pollution of air, water, soil and subsoil as well as vibration and noise nuisance;
  • apply hygiene-based processes with respect for the environment and to humans;
  • limit the use and waste of raw materials and other resources;
  • promote the use of cleaner technology;
  • limit waste disposal problems.
Elverdal will assess what is realistic to achieve when the best available technology is used, including less polluting raw materials, processes and plants and the best possible pollution control measures. Elveral will comply with principles 7, 8 and 9 of the UN Global Compact.



Anti-corruption

Corruption is defined as:


  • active bribery as defined in article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1997 and article 3, section 1, in the Council’s joint action 98/742 / JHA, and
  • all cases of abuse of trusted power for the purpose of gaining an advantage e.g. passive bribery, embezzlement, fraud, mandate fraud and abuse of office.