Important: Impact 3 - Relevance 3
Beter Bed Holding aims to do business successfully and operate fairly. This means that corruption is not permitted, governments are not influenced and competition is not unfairly hampered.
The dialogue with stakeholders shows that stakeholders attach great value to honest business operations. Beter Bed Holding reports on the aspect of 'Fair Business' as a combination of the GRI aspects:
Policy towards authorities.
Risks related to corruption.
Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption.
Training on anti-corruption policies.
Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures.
Incidents of corruption.
Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken.
Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary.
Employees are prohibited from using Beter Bed Holding funds, property or services in order to contribute to political parties or their representatives. The organisation will never exert pressure in order to induce employees to provide political or financial support to any political party or its representatives.
Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior.
Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes.
Beter Bed Holding assumes that competitors operate in a similarly honest and ethical manner. Accordingly, employees of Beter Bed Holding are not permitted to discredit competitors or disadvantage them by illegal means. The organisation does not abuse any economic power position it might enjoy, nor does it make (secret) arrangements with third parties that violate the applicable competition laws.