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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.

Our sustainability work is structured within three areas:

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

Our corporate social responsibility is built on high health, safety, discrimination and ethics standards. We strive to make a positive and sustainable contri­bution to the communities we are active in.

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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.

Sustainability Report 2021

At Getinge, we are committed to sustainable health care and a more sustainable society. Our work is driven by our conviction that a responsible company can bring increased value to its customers while also contributing to society at large. 

Learn more about our ambition, goals and progress in the Sustainability Report as part of our Annual Report 2021. 

For the full GRI disclosures, please check out the additional ESG Addendum 2021.


Read the Annual Report 2021

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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.