Forced or compulsory labour (GRI 409)
Management approach forced or compulsory labour
Geberit’s exposure with respect to forced or compulsory labour is considered low because of its industry, business model and the countries in which business activities are carried out, its high level of vertical integration as well as its high quality requirements in the supply chain. Geberit commits itself to the protection of human rights in its Code of Conduct. Forced and compulsory labour are categorically rejected. The basic principles set out in the Code of Conduct for Suppliers explicitly include compliance with the ILO core labour standards for the exclusion of forced or compulsory labour.
Cases of forced or compulsory labour (GRI 409-1)
According to the annual Group-wide survey of the Code of Conduct, there were no cases of forced or compulsory labour revealed in 2022. There were likewise no such cases uncovered during the audits carried out at suppliers.