Due diligence

Ventor Energi Norge AS regularly assess its performance through indicators, reviews and internal audits which are performed with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 standard. We are focused on enterprise’s risks related to major accidents, security incidents and human rights breaches. The awareness in our organization is built around the Corporate Social Responsibility, Code of Conduct, anti-alcohol, anti-drug and anti-corruption policies, as well as whistleblowing policy, which allows us to embed responsible business conduct into the company’s processes and achieve compliance with the new legislation on human rights due diligence, the Norwegian Transparency Act.

Our policies and standards are in place in order to prevent discrimination based on factors such as race, gender, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic. Our recruitment, hiring and placement processes are fair and unbiased, as we complies with relevant labour laws and regulations, including minimum wage, working hours, overtime compensations and workplace safety standards. In our hiring process we always verify the individuals to ensure that they are not employed below the legal working age. We also provide adequate training for our employees in order to fulfil all HSE requirements.

We have signed the Collective Agreement and a large proportion of our workers are members of Trade Unions with the right to establish and engage in collective bargaining. Each decision related to labour issues is consulted and discussed with elected union representatives.

We make every effort to ensure that all of our business partners share our commitment to safety, business integrity, respect for human rights and compliance. We also strive to ensure that they act in accordance with provisions in force in the country of their activity, with respect to human rights and environment. We conduct due diligence to ensure our suppliers and clients adhere to human rights standards which includes monitoring and addressing any potential human rights abuses within organization we cooperate with.

The Integrated Quality Management System, which is in place at our company from the start, allows us to meet the requirements of the Norwegian Transparency Act. Every year, an external certification body conducts comprehensive audits at our company, analysing all our processes, as well as our relations with customers and suppliers, compliance with the law, respect for human rights and equal pay. Thanks to this, we can be sure that the company operates in accordance with the standards of broadly defined as a responsible business conduct with commitment to ethical practises and human rights.

President of the Management Board
Piotr Urbanik