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Getinge’s sustainability work is an integral part of our passion for life. We help our customers save lives with a commitment to conducting business that is socially, ethically and environmentally sound across the entire value chain. By respecting our customers, employees and the planet in everything we do, we make a positive impact on society, today and in the future.

Business Ethics

Getinge has signed the UN Global Compact and we support its ten principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. The sustainability work is governed by our Code of Conduct and a number of policies in a number of areas, such as human rights, anti-corruption and the environment.

Getinge A Sustainable Offer

A Sustainable Offer

By using EcoDesign principles to design products with special consideration for the environmental impact during their entire lifecycle, we minimize the use of materials, ensure that our products are recyclable and help our customers reduce their consumption of energy, water and other consumables.

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People & Society

At Getinge, we strive to make a positive and sustainable contribution to the communities we are active in. Our corporate social work are built on high standards regarding health and safety, human rights, discrimination and ethics. All employees are involved in acting as role models for ethical behavior and professional integrity.

10 ways to make Sterile Reprocessing more sustainable

In collaboration with customers worldwide, we have created a handbook on how to make Sterile Reprocessing more sustainable. We have carefully listened to the customers’ thoughts and experiences of sustainability within Sterile Reprocessing to deliver customer-centric, tangible communication.

Download the Sustainability Handbook here

Sustainability Update 2020

At Getinge we are committed to contribute to a more sustainable health care and society. Our work is driven by the conviction that a responsible
company contributes to an increased value for as well our customers as the society at large. 

Learn more about our ambition, goals and progress in the Sustainability Update 2020. 

For the full GRI report, please check out the Annual Report 2020.


Download the report

A quality culture

We believe in continuously working to provide our customers with high-quality technical solutions.

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UN Global Compact

Supporting the UN Global Compact is an important part of our sustainability efforts, and we strive to integrate its principles covering human rights, labor and the environment in our daily work.

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UN Sustainability Goals

The UN Global Compact has established 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Getinge supports all of them and have identified those that are most relevant for our own operations.


In 2019, we began to evaluate our sustainability performance through EcoVadis, which is the leading system for evaluating suppliers’ environmental aspects, working conditions, corporate social responsibility and subcontractors.

Annual Report 2020

Getinge Annual Report 2020

Getinge reports our sustainability efforts in accordance with the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) standards. Read more in the Annual Report 2020.

Download the Annual Report 2020

UK Tax Strategy

Getinge publishes the Tax Position Strategy in accordance with the requirements of the United Kingdom Finance Act of 2016. This Strategy is effective for the year
ending 31 December 2021.