The ASSA ABLOY Sustainability Report 2011 is published

The Sustainability Report 2011 explains the ASSA ABLOY Group’s sustainability performance in 2011. Unless otherwise stated, all information refers to activities undertaken between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011.

"Handled correctly, sustainability is an asset. ASSA ABLOY develops sustainable products that assure best value and less waste at minimum cost. This is the reason why ASSA ABLOY embraces sustainability in all of its processes,” Johan Molin, Executive Vice President and CEO.

In the video above, Stefan Tisell, Director Production Processes and Environmental Sustainability, describes the Group's sustainable development progress and targets.

Highlights from 2011

  • Number or reporting units increased to 256 from 204.
  • 493 sustainability audits were performed in low-cost countries, compared to 376 in 2010. At the year-end, 461 active suppliers had satisfied the minimum standards for quality and sustainability and were classed as reliable. 
  • Two independent social compliance audits were performed in China.
  • The ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct was updated.
  • ASSA ABLOY has adopted an Anti-Bribery policy that applies to the whole Group. The policy is being implemented through face to face trainings, webinars and an online e-learning tool available at ASSA ABLOYs intranet (keyPoint).
  • A gender-diversity target was established; 30 percent of management positions filled by women in 2020.

The 2011 data is based on 130 factories and 126 sales units and offices, compared to 105 factories and 99 sales units and offices in 2010.

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