The term social responsibility refers to ethical conduct which takes into consideration the needs of different shareholders and interested parties in Lymphate the employees, shareholders, suppliers, clients, business partners, competitors, the wide public, the community and the environment. The implementation of this approach enables the Lymphate to express its consistent, established organizational culture, and its belief that social responsibility contributes both to the corporation and to the community.
Lymphate has a comprehensive outlook on the importance of social-environmental responsibility. The Group has formed this comprehensive outlook as part of its corporate vision, and it is meticulous in implementing this vision on an everyday basis, in order to develop, maintain and keep the highest standards of social and environmental responsibility to which it is committed.
Lymphate has been active in the social-environmental field for many years. In order to continue leading in this field, and to establish and maintain its commitment, the Group’s management and its board of directors have decided to prepare this report, out of the aspiration and belief that the report could contribute to an ongoing dialog with all of the interested parties, as it reflects the work and values we are committed to, which guide our actions.
Lymphate ambition is to safeguard successful, long-term, sustainable development both for us and our clients.Cornerstones for empowering this ambition are our policies that serve as introductions to the compliance levels for quality, environment, health and safety - levels that are in line with all relevant legislation, our own and our client’s requirements and expectations. To facilitate policy empowered operations, Lymphate has implemented a management system focusing on quality, environmental, and occupational management.
Your requirements and quality criteria is our problem to solve, and through a systematic approach we manage to do so. We continually develop the skills and expertise of our employees so that we together with you can produce the best technical solution from a quality perspective. The constantly ongoing improvement of working procedures further ensures a suitable, adequate and efficient quality management.
By being a leader in technical development, providing high level technical consultancy services, comes a great responsibility for safeguarding the environment. This is surely one of the greatest challenges of our time. By keeping track on our own ecological footprint, e.g. by monitoring our total CO2-emissions from providing technological consultancy services, we make sure that environmental awareness stays in the culture of our company. We make efficient and economical use of energy and natural resources in our day-to-day operations and we work to prevent negative environmental impact and we observe both the letter and the spirit of all relevant environmental legislation.
Health and Safety Management
For a professional human capital based company like Lymphate, the biggest asset is our employees. Therefore a proactive systematic approach regarding health and safety is a given. It’s important to get an accurate picture of where actions need to be taken for a healthy and safe working environment at all times. To accomplish that, representatives within the company and employees cooperate to prepare risk assessments in every business unit and workplace. Employee satisfaction surveys are frequently monitoring working conditions to identify improvements needed for providing all employees with an appropriate working environment that enables undertaking Lymphate’s services in a professional and safe manner.
Policies at Lymphate
Lymphate has a number of policies and guidelines related to the sustainability work. The Lymphate Code of Conduct, a compilation of rules and guidelines, forms the basis for our activities and for our relations with our clients, business partners, employees and other stakeholders. The Lymphate Code of Conduct applies equally to both employees and the Lymphate’s Board of Directors.
Code of Conduct
Lymphate Code of Conduct decribes Lymphate's company values and what is considered ethical business practices. It outlines the general guidelines that form the basis for our activities and for our relations with our clients, business partners, employees and other stakeholders.
Lymphate Whistleblowing policy describes what to do if a co-worker has reasonable cause to suspect irregularities or wrongdoings in Lymphate business activities, and if it is not possible to report the situation to the line organisation or if a report is ignored.
Policy for Equal Treatment
Lymphate policy for Equal Treatment consists of general guidelines explaining the basis for equal treatment at Lymphate, regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, religion or sexual orientation.
The Travel policy gives recommendations and guidelines for how business trips for employees should be conducted, for example regarding mode of transport.
Business operations policy
Business operation policy explains how we will ensure sustainable long-term development for both our clients and ourselves regarding environment, quality and business operations.
Health and Safety policy
Lymphate is committed to provide a working environment that is safe and healthy for all its employees, partners and others. Read more about it in our health and safety policy.
Partner Criteria policy
Partner Criteria policy explains how business partners, including suppliers, subcontractors, joint venture partners and agents always must be informed and made aware of the Group’s commitments and expectations in accordance with the Lymphate Business Operations Policy and Lymphate Code of conduct.