Employee relations

A positive relationship with our employees and nurturing diversity is fundamental to our success as a business. This begins with ensuring respect for internationally recognised human rights and labour standards in all our workplaces.

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Ambition

All our employees will be treated fairly in a safe and healthy working environment with constructive and productive working relationships between managers, employees and employee representatives. 

Targets 2018

Ensure compliance with the A.P. Moller-Maersk governance document on Global Employee Relations, which is based on internationally recognised labour standards. 

Progress 2018

Carried out a company-wide self-assessment looking at our compliance with our Global Employee Relations in 180 entities worldwide. Initiated improvement actions based on the assessments. Rolled out a company-wide mandatory e-learning module on Global Employee Relations. Continued specialised training for employees who deal with manning agencies. 

Our whistleblower system received 31 cases related to potential infringements of our principles on Global Employee Relations. These are investigated and dealt with according to the procedure in the whistleblower system.

Targets 2019

Ensure compliance with the A.P. Moller-Maersk governance document on Global Employee Relations, which is based on internationally recognised labour standards. 

Read more on page 34 in our Sustainability Report 2018.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals

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