The SKF Group has received the Sustainable Supplier Award from Bombardier Transportation for integrating CSR in business principles and in management standards.
"Bombardier Transportation has been a strategic customer to SKF for many years and we are pleased to accept this award that recognizes the work we do to integrate CSR into all areas of our business," says Henrik Lange, President, SKF Industrial Market, Strategic Industries. "SKF Care, our sustainability program, drives how we integrate sustainability into our business, into our environment projects, into how we support our employees, and how we work with the communities where we do business." Pierre Attendu, Chief Procurement Officer of Bombardier Transportation, presented the award at the Bombardier Transportation Supplier Day on June 4, 2012, in Berlin with the statement that SKF is going beyond industry standard. He further stated, "The excellence of integrating Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the business principles has been successfully achieved by SKF."
The Bombardier Transportation Sustainable Suppliers Awards are based on a selection criteria that covers quality systems (IRIS); environment, health and safety systems (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001); labour conditions and business ethics (SA 8000); as well as general CSR commitment (GRI level B reporting) including philanthropic engagement.
Gothenburg, 27 June, 2012
Aktiebolaget SKF (publ)
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