Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (Lieferkettengesetz)

Konecranes focuses on safeguarding human rights in its own operations and in its global supply chains. Our human rights policy, launched in 2022, guides our work within this field.

Konecranes GmbH has issued the policy statement in accordance with the Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains. This statement describes the Due Diligence process, the human-rights related and environment-related risks identified on the basis of the risk analysis and the human-rights and environment-related expectations the company has placed on its employees and suppliers in the supply chain. The statement can be found here (Download Statement). 

Key Konecranes Group policies addressing Human rights

Konecranes' Code of Conduct guides the company's day-to-day activities by clearly describing our internal standards and ethical values, as well as our legal obligations.


Konecranes Human Rights Policy

Konecranes Human Rights Policy builds on the human rights principles expressed in the Konecranes Code of Conduct. It gives guidance on the human rights due diligence process and summarizes our key commitments: 

  • We are committed to respect human rights as defined in international standards 
  • We support for positive outcomes e.g. via fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion culture 
  • We encourage all our business partners to respect human rights 
  • We maintain effective concern-raising mechanisms and seek to provide remedy

Konecranes Supplier Code of Conduct

Konecranes’ Supplier Code of Conduct (“Code”) sets the minimum legal and ethical requirements and principles of conduct which Konecranes requires from its suppliers and subcontractors.

Konecranes Group has additionally topic specific policies on different sustainability topics, such as Responsible Minerals Statement, Environmental Policy Statement and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy Statement. Please find them in English at  Policies and principles | Konecranes


At Konecranes, we do business in a direct, clear, and ethical manner and promote a healthy corporate speak-up culture where people can feel safe reporting compliance and ethical concerns. Whistleblowing can help alerting us to serious risks affecting individuals, our company, the society or the environment.

As first instance, it is recommended to contact one’s manager if employed by Konecranes group, or to contact your contact person within Konecranes group, if you are an external stakeholder.

It is also possible to report the matter through our group Whistleblowing Channel which enables anonymous reporting when allowed by local laws. You do not need to have firm evidence of the wrongdoing before reporting it but reports must be submitted honestly and in good faith.