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Code of conduct

Each and every one of us has a responsibility to uphold Schibsted Media Group’s reputation. Through the way we interact with each other, our customers, suppliers and users, we are building Schibsted Media Group’s reputation as a group with high integrity. Our Code of Conduct outlines our principles and standards for conducting business.

Our values and standards form the basis of our success. Built on the foundation of our core value ”We have integrity”, Schibsted Media Groups’s Code of Conduct sets the principles and standards for how we shall conduct our business. The Code of Conduct applies to everyone in Schibsted across geographic and business areas, and the organizational levels.

Schibsted’s Code of Conduct was approved by the Board of Directors in December 2011. The Code of Conduct applies to everyone in Schibsted, from our Board members, to our management and employees across all our operations. The Code of Conduct includes our key principles on business ethics, and serves as a guide for each individual employee’s daily internal and external business interactions, and defines our standard for proper behavior.

Our Code of Conduct was developed based on interviews with our employees, risk assessments and legal requirements. It is reviewed and updated on a periodic basis to reflect changes in our operations and our legal and regulatory framework.

Our Code of Conduct includes our principles on matter such as:

  • Equal opportunity and discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Business gifts and entertainment
  • Anti-corruption
  • Conflict of interest
  • Confidential information

In addition to the Group’s Code of Conduct, some of our subsidiaries have adopted company specific Codes of Conduct, that include further or additional details which complements the principles set out in the Group Code.