Haglöfs aims to contribute to a society that is sustainable in the long term through responsible actions and with products that are manufactured in an ethical and environmentally sustainable manner. We understand that our business activities affect our surroundings, both positively and negatively. It is important for us that our negative influence is as small as possible.
We have decided to group commitment and responsible business development under the term 'sustainability'. We abide by the EU Commission's definition of sustainability: "A concept wherein companies voluntarily integrate ethical and environmental consideration into their business operations, and their interactions with interested parties."
In Haglöfs' world, business is in harmony with ethics and the environment. We regard being a robust company with good profitability as essential for our ability to successfully pursue sustainability efforts, where the latter are also contributory factors in the company's continued growth, profitability and value.
At Haglöfs, sustainability is integrated throughout the company and it influences all of our daily tasks and assignments. It is one of the fundamental concepts in our strategies and business planning. Our vision and business idea clearly express our commitment.
We shall position Haglöfs as the leading brand within Technical Outdoor and Sustainability in every significant global market.
To provide those who invest in an active outdoor life with a socially responsible brand that meets the needs of our times regarding products with a high degree of functionality, good style and value-for-money.
Our commitment is defined in Haglöfs' Sustainability policy – our guidelines for pursuing sustainable business development. The policy takes as its starting point the fact that Haglöfs and its employees share the following values:
• Respect for human rights and healthy working conditions
• Consideration and respect for the global environment
• Rejection of corruption
• Compliance with legislation and regulations
Our sustainable business development influences all of our business activities, from manufacturing, transportation and customer contracts, to our own activities in offices and warehousing. It covers ethics and the environment in product development and production, global environmental issues and the exploitation of resources and more. Sustainability is the underlying theme in every Haglöfs business activity.