Focusing human rights across the value chain
Fairness, mutual respect, and tolerance are fundamental values that inform Krones’ culture.
Every member of the group is expected to respect these values and use them as a guide for their own actions. That expectation is clearly and unequivocally stated in both the Krones mission statement and our leadership guidelines, which apply across the group.
Because we do business globally, we consider protecting human rights imperative, an obligation that every single member of our group must fulfil. To ensure that this requirement is met across our entire value chain, we have integrated it into our Code of Conduct and our Supplier Code.
We base our human rights due diligence primarily on the following guidance:
- UN Global Compact
- International Labour Organization (ILO)
- Base Code of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI)
- OECD Guidance
Detailed facts and figures about the material aspect „Respect for human rights“ are provided in the Non-financial Report 2018.