Governance and policies
Good governance is a cornerstone of sustainability. Therefore, GrandVision has established policies and management systems to support us in our CSR Ambition and which apply to all operations worldwide.
Our Code of Conduct enables us to have a common understanding and a set of guidelines to help reinforce and apply our core values – integrity, openness and a strong focus on customer service and store performance.
We use GrandVision’s Supplier Code of Conduct to clearly communicate our expectations and assess supplier performance through a variety of measures. We look to work with suppliers to ensure the continuous reduction of any negative impacts on people and society.
As a trustworthy partner, we are committed to ensuring that we deal with suppliers who also recognize their responsibility to their employees and the communities they affect. We examine our entire value chain for opportunities to foster economic stability among our suppliers.
We understand the importance of promoting sustainable production and consumption in order to reduce our environmental footprint. Caring for the environment is a major consideration when conducting our business.
We are committed to business practices that do not infringe on human rights and that are aligned with various international standards of responsible business conduct, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Labor Organization’s Declaration on the Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
GrandVision strives to maintain a working environment which enables all persons working for GrandVision to develop their full potential, irrespective of race, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, political views, religious beliefs, ethnicity or nationality.
The Supervisory Board recognizes the importance of diversity within the Supervisory and the Management Board and believes that the Company's business activities benefit from a wide range of skills and a variety of different backgrounds. A diverse composition of the Supervisory Board and the Management Board contributes to a well-balanced decision-making process and proper functioning of the boards.
GrandVision’s tax policy enables us to pursue a transparent and responsible tax strategy across all countries in which we are present. It aligns the long-term interests of all stakeholders, including shareholders, governments and communities.
At GrandVision we take our Code of Conduct very seriously. That is why we encourage everyone to report any infringements of our Code of Conduct through the GrandVision Whistleblower Procedure. The Whistleblower Procedure can be used by employees and contractors but also by customers, suppliers and other business partners who can share evidence of infringements of the GrandVision Code of Conduct. You can find the complete Whistleblower Procedure and contact information by clicking on this link.