Raising concerns – whistleblowing

The whistleblowing channel allows anyone to report any breaches or suspected breaches of laws and regulations, Kvaerner’s internal policies and procedures, or internationally recognised standards for ethical business.

The right to notify
All employees have a right to notify censurable/undesirable conditions in Kvaerner’ conduct of its business. This also applies to hired-ins and partners, suppliers, customers employees and other third parties.

What to report?
Breaches or suspected breaches related to:
• Kvaerner’s Code of Conduct, internal policies and procedures and the Business Integrity Policy in particular
• Human Rights and labour conditions
• Laws and regulations
• Corruption, bribery and facilitation payments
• Discrimination, harassment or improper behaviour
• Threats to life or health
• Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSS) regulations
• Misuse of insider information
• Fraud, theft and/or embezzlement
• Money laundering

Anonymity and confidentiality
The whistleblowing channel is provided by an external service provider. The channel is encrypted and you can choose to report anonymously, but Kvaerner encourage you to open a secure postbox and/or provide your contact details in order to enable for a thorough and informed follow up and investigation of the reported concern.

All concerns reported are received and managed by SVP Corporate Support & General Counsel.

The reports are treated with strict confidentiality.

Protection against retaliation
Retaliation against the whistleblower is prohibited. Kvaerner is obliged to ensure that no retaliations are taken against whistleblowers and that notifications of possible violations made in good faith will have no effect on the whistleblower’s professional career.

Go to the whistleblowing channel:
Report a concern here