Integrity management

Integrity management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

2014

1

By definition these numbers are not yet known.

2

We are transitioning to a new Learning Management System platform that will make training tracking more efficient. Due to implementation in 2014, no accurate Code of Conduct training statistics are available this year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct reporting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct number of alleged breaches reported

 

245

 

295

 

151

 

170

Code of Conduct breakdown of alleged breaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and safety

 

18

 

42

 

8

 

15

Business integrity

 

112

 

152

 

82

 

90

Treatment of employees

 

112

 

101

 

61

 

65

Other

 

3

 

0

 

0

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct investigation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct alleged breaches investigated (in %)

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

Code of Conduct alleged breaches handled by the Compliance Committee (in numbers)

 

24

 

24

 

9

 

11

Code of Conduct alleged breaches handled by the relevant businesses (in numbers)

 

221

 

271

 

142

 

159

Substantiated Code of Conduct breaches (within year)

 

149

 

163

 

57

 

67

Substantiated Code of Conduct breaches
(total, including breaches substantiated in a later year)

 

149

 

178

 

64

 

1

Number of dismissals for Code of Conduct breaches within year

 

99

 

131

 

43

 

46

Dismissals for Code of Conduct breaches
(total, including employees dismissed in a later year)

 

108

 

139

 

48

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance monitoring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competition Law Compliance Declaration
(number of confirmations)

 

14,400

 

15,900

 

12,700

 

12,184

Non-financial letter of representation
(% of operational managers)

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Code of Conduct trained (% online employees)

 

95

 

96

 

95

 

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The Directives portal

The Directives portal was introduced in 2014 to give employees a one-stop website for all of the directives, rules, manuals, guidelines and procedures that make up AkzoNobel’s Directives framework. These documents, most of which are mandatory, drive governance, consistency and functional excellence throughout the company. The Directives framework builds on AkzoNobel’s core principles, values, Code of Conduct and business policies and is hierarchically structured by function, by business and by geography. The company relies on employees to be guided in their daily behavior by the Directives framework and managers to actively drive and monitor compliance with it.

Privacy rules

This year, we established a new global Protection of personal data directive and two sets of comprehensive rules: Privacy rules for employee data, and Privacy rules for customer, supplier and business partner data. The purpose is to ensure that personal data of employees, customers, suppliers and business partners is protected. The privacy rules must be followed when processing personal data by, or on behalf of, AkzoNobel. They have been approved by the EU Data Protection Authorities as “binding corporate rules” which means that they effectively allow for the international data transfer of personal data to non-EU countries. The general transition term for implementation of the privacy rules is two years. Implementation requires that we, for example, perform Privacy Impact Assessments on IT systems and processes, further develop a training and awareness program for all relevant groups and establish a governance structure around privacy with a Corporate privacy officer and a network of privacy officers throughout the businesses.

Directives portal

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