ASSA ABLOY will continue to grow on new markets. As a result of for example acquisitions, new suppliers need to be included in the audit program. It becomes increasingly important to ensure a consistent approach for securing supply chain integrity.

ASSA ABLOY works together with suppliers as part of supply chain management to increase efficiency and to improve sustainability performance throughout the value chain.

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The ASSA ABLOY auditing process is always the same, regardless of supplier or auditor. The objective of the audits is to minimize risks of non-compliance with the Code of Conduct among suppliers, primarily in low-cost countries.

The audit process

All suppliers are bound to comply with the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct.

890 sustainability audits were performed in low-cost countries in 2015

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