You have several options if you would like to report suspected or known wrongdoing relating to the law, or to the policies or values of Tyréns Group.
Primarily, you are encouraged to report known or suspected wrongdoing to a manager or a manager’s manager. If you prefer, speak to someone in the Human Resources or any Legal function instead. If you feel uncomfortable doing this, you may report suspected or known wrongdoing through any of the channels listed below. You may report confidentially and anonymously.
Whistleblowing is open to employees of Tyréns Group and all subsidiaries, to business partners of Tyréns Group and all subsidiaries, and to the general public.
Whistleblowing is part of our push for a Tyréns Group with strong values and ethics. It enables us to raise concerns about wrongdoing when we are not comfortable using other channels. We know that whistleblowing in the workplace helps us detect and deal with wrongdoing that could otherwise cause great harm. The existence of a whistleblowing system in [Tyréns] is stipulated in the Tyréns Group Code of Conduct and in the Tyréns Group Business Ethics Policy.
It is also a legal requirement for companies to provide channels for whistleblowing.
The whistleblowing system is intended for the reporting of suspected or known instances of wrongdoing that are:
Whistleblowing should not be used for:
Deliberately reporting false or malicious information constitutes an abuse of the whistleblowing process.
If you feel uncomfortable reporting a known or suspected instance of wrongdoing to a manager, a manager’s manager, Human Resources or any Legal function, you may use any of the channels below.
These channels are the ones available in or close to your local organisation within Tyréns Group. The reports are received by Lena Carlström, HR Specialist, who is an appointed receiver of whistleblowing reports at this local level.
These channels are the ones available at Tyréns Group level. Reports are received by Lars Björklund, who is an independent receiver of whistleblowing reports. As an independent receiver, he is not employed by the Tyréns Group and he reports to the board of directors of Tyréns Group.
You can choose to be anonymous and your identity will not be disclosed, unless:
It is expressly not allowed to attempt to identify a whistleblower.
As a whistleblower, you are also protected by a non-retaliation principle. Any negative consequences to you, as a consequence of reporting wrongdoing in good faith, is considered a serious offence and in breach of the values and Code of Conduct of Tyréns, and could lead to sanctions, including disciplinary action or termination of the business relationship. Harassment, bullying and negative career or compensation impact are examples of such negative consequences.
After your report has been received, it will be evaluated and managed according to a set process. If the evaluation shows that there could be merit to your report, it will be investigated.
You can contact the receiver in question for information about the case.
When the process is complete, you will be contacted by the receiver and notified about the conclusions and results from your report.