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Our Prioritized Areas

Here is a summary of our key sustainability priorities.

Securitas' Values and Ethics Code

Securitas' Values and Ethics Code is one of the company's most important policies. Securitas Integrity Line is a Group reporting system for matters concerning non-compliance and code violations.

Click here to read about our sustainability progress in the Annual Report 2015.

Results in 2015

  • A governance, risk and compliance (GRC) system was implemented in the beginning of the year. The system facilitates cross-functional work and improves processes and routines.
  • Eight country visits were conducted.
  • Effort to complete training in Securitas' Values and Ethics in all countries continued. In total, approximately 91 percent of managers and office personnel and 75 percent of security officers have completed the course.
  • Securitas Integrity Line was introduced in two countries and has now been implemented in 52 countries.

Priorities in 2016

  • Improve measurement and follow-up of the areas health and safety and human rights.
  • Support countries that have not yet completed the training in Securitas' Values and Ethics.
  • Introduce Securitas Integrity Line in the one remaining country.

Employee relations

Securitas has close to 330,000 employees in 53 countries. The key to Securitas' long-term growth and sustainability lies in being a stable, trustworthy employer.

Results in 2015

  • The employee survey was followed up in Security Services Europe and discussions about expanding to other divisions were initiated.
  • Five meetings were held with UNI Global Union (UNI) and the European Works Council (EWC).

Priorities in 2016

  • A new employee survey will be initiated in Security Services Europe. An employee survey for managers and office personnel will be carried out in Security Services North America.
  • Continue to engage in an active and constructive dialog with UNI and the EWC.

CO2 emissions

Securitas strives to reduce its CO2 emissions, primarily from transportation. Securitas has participated in CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) since 2011.

Results in 2015

  • Average CO2 emissions were reduced by 3.4 percent for cars and 1.1 percent for minivans.
  • Securitas scored 92 of a possible 100 points in the CDLI section of the 2015 CDP, compared with 84 in 2014.

Priorities in 2016

  • Continue the work to reduce emissions from company-owned and leased cars and minivans.
  • Use results in CDP to drive change towards lower emissions.


Securitas sustainability report is prepared according to the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

Results in 2015

  • Further stakeholder consultations were held, including a survey about Securitas' sustainability work and communication to external and internal stakeholders.
  • A GRI G4 report was completed for 2015.

Priorities in 2016

  • Continuous stakeholder dialog, including a new investor meeting with sustainability focus.
  • Increase the scope of the GRI report, including adding KPIs / indicators.
  • Evaluate the consequences of the new sustainability reporting directives from the European Union.

Business practice

By integrating issues related to CSR into our operations, we can reduce our business risks.

Results in 2015

  • Continued work to refine of the processes for due diligence for acquisitions and investigations of cases of non-compliance with the Code.
  • Development of Group guidelines for risk assessment of suppliers, including a due diligence process.
  • Launch of an e-learning course in Securitas anti-corruption policy for relevant employees. Update of the fair competition policy.

Priorities in 2016

  • Implementation of the Group guidelines for risk assessment of suppliers in all countries of operation.
  • Ensure that all selected employees complete the course in Securitas anti-corruption policy.

International standards

Securitas follows international sustainability standards.

Results in 2015

Table: Sustainability progress in the Annual Report 2015

Securitas AB Sustainability Report 2015

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