Corporate governance

Quality

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The implementation of quality policy is monitored by management, product / delivery reviews and internal audits, and is ensured on a case-by-case basis specified audits, tests and test runs, as well as with continuous follow up.

The methods are described in the operating system and which maintenance and continuous development make it an instrument to ensure the implementation of quality policy described above.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

ISO9001

ISO9001:2015

Design, development, maintenance and manufacturing for the products of doors systems, components and interior parts for railway business.

ISO9001

IRIS v3

TS22163:2017

for the activities of Design and development and maintenance and manufacturing for the scopes of certification 07 interiors, 13 doors, entrances, 19 single railway components for the products of door systems, components and interior parts for railway business

IRIS v3

ISO 14001

ISO14001:2015

Polarteknik considers the environment to be one of the key aspects regarding sustainability. Accordingly, the company is committed to implementing environmental management systems to minimise the impact of operations on the environment.

Sales, design, manufacture and maintenance of door systems,interior parts and components.

ISO 14001

Environmental

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Polarteknik considers the environment to be one of the key aspects regarding sustainability. Accordingly, the company is committed to implementing environmental management systems to minimise the impact of operations on the environment.

In addition to that Polarteknik has targets for environmental impact for each period.

Energy consumption in production facilities, Increasing curculation of materials and using supplychain partners that have a target of lowering CO2e emission.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

ECO VADIS

Polarteknik has an external assesment from Ecovadis The World’s Most Trusted
Business Sustainability Rating system. Methodology is aligned with international standards. Polarteknik rating is silver and better than 90% of all companies rated by EcoVadis in this industry

ECO VADIS

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The Groups goal is to reduce, reuse and recycle the waste produced from their activities and to this end it works with a circular economy.

Polarteknik design process takes into consideration the raw materials used, impacts of the production processes and the packing the products are delivered in.

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

PRIVACY POLICY

Social

RESPECT FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

Modern Slavery Act

Respecting Fundamental Rights, principles of equal treatment and non-discrimination, protection against the exploitation of child labour, and any other principles embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact which Polarteknik forms a part of, regarding Human, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption – both in-house and externally.

RESPECT FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

Polarteknik is committed to maintaining and improving the occupation health and safety system to guarantee that current legislation is met, ensuring personnel protection against occupational hazards.

Polarteknik has in place a large insurance policy for the whole personnel regarding safety and health incidents at work and on free time and business travel

The action plan is based on the FInnish Act on Occupational Safety and Health and Occupational Safety and Health (44/2006), which entered into force on 1 February 2006, and the Act on Occupational Safety and Health (738/2002), which entered into force on 23 August 2002.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ACTION PROGRAMME

The Group actively strives to prevent any direct or indirect discrimination, particularly gender-based discrimination, and encourages the effective implementation and defence of the equality principle between men and women in the workplace.

DIVERSITY AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

TALENT MANAGEMENT

Joining the Polarteknik Group means being part of a highly qualified team of experts and enjoying personal and professional growth. The company enables you to develop your professional career based on an industrial project of international scope with a high technological focus. We invite personnel to do thesis work even in case of studying parallel to working.

TALENT MANAGEMENT

European Working Conditions Surveys (EWCS)

Since its launch in 1990 the European Working Conditions Survey has provided an overview of working conditions in Europe in order to:

  • Assess and quantify working conditions of both employees and the self employed across Europe on a harmonised basis
  • Analyse relationships between different aspects of working conditions
  • Identify groups at risk and issues of concern as well as of progress

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European Working Conditions Surveys (EWCS)

Governance

BUSINESS ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE

Code of conduct

Polarteknik is committed to promoting ethical conduct that improves the relationships internally and between the company and the involved parties.

UN Global Compact Principles,
OECD for multinational companies,
ILO:n (International Labour Organization) recommendations

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BUSINESS ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

Ensuring compliance with the taxation regulations in place in each territory of operations, avoiding tax risks and improving the cooperative relationship with the tax authorities

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

INFORMATION SECURITY

Typically, in terms of providing additional passenger services, remote operation and the use of more commonly used communications systems, railway products require additional cybersecurity measures across the board. Polarteknik cyber security awareness system train people from the bottom up to navigate threats in everyday situations at work and product testing mitigates cyber threats in products

INFORMATION SECURITY

WHISTLEBLOWER

Whistleblowing guidelines

Polarteknik strives to achieve transparency and a high level of business ethics. Our employees are the most important source of insight for revealing possible misconduct that needs to be addressed.

Our whistleblowing service offers a possibility to alert the company/organisation about suspicions of misconduct in confidence. It is an important tool for reducing risks and maintaining trust in our operations by enabling us to detect and act on possible misconduct at an early stage.

Whistleblowing can be done openly or anonymously. This policy is based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation and guidelines on whistleblowing.

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WHISTLEBLOWER