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The whistleblower function

Gränges is committed to be a sustainable and responsible company. It is important for us that irregularities that may seriously harm our business or employees are noted and investigated as early as possible.

To simplify for the individual who wants to inform about irregularities or misconduct that violates applicable law, Gränges’ Code of Conduct or other Gränges’ policies, we have a Whistleblower function.

Through the whistleblower function, employees and business partners can provide information and be guaranteed full anonymity. All reports will be received and investigated by an external party. In practice, the Whistleblower function can be used to report all types of irregularities.

The Swedish Data Protection Authority and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulate which people and what type of information can be stored and processed via a system such as this. In line with the recommendation from the Data Protection Authority, Gränges is only allowed to store and process serious irregularities that concern people in senior management positions.

For information about how Gränges’ whistleblower function works, please refer to the document:

Gränges’ Whistleblower function – Information and rules
Gränges’ Whistleblower function – Information and rules (Chinese)

How to make a report

You can find Gränges’ Whistleblower function, operated by the external and independent company, Whitepaper Advisors, through this link: https://granges.trumpet-whistleblowing.eu/. The name of the Whistleblower service is Trumpet.

When you are connected to the Whistleblower function – through the link above - you can opt to make your report through a web-based form, through a telephone call or by writing and sending a letter. A report can be filed 24/7. The report will always be treated with maintained anonymity and with strict confidentiality.

If you would to file a report directly on the web-portal, connect through the link above and start the process by clicking ”REPORT A CASE”. Thereafter you will be guided through the entire process and on the portal, you will also find answers to the most frequently asked questions each step of the way. If you would like to be certain that no one is monitoring your activities you should use a private computer/laptop or cell phone and visit the Whistleblower function from a network that you fully trust, for instance your home network if such is available.

If you would like to report a case by phone; call +46 20 10 30 91 or 800 4455223 for US employees (24/7-availability).

If you would like to report a case by writing and sending a letter; send the letter to Whitepaper Advisors, PO Box 479, SE-201 24 Malmö, Sweden.