Managing risk as a business model

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ISS is one of the world’s leading facility services providers, employing approximately 500,000 people across 5 continents. This Deep Dive explores the policies the corporate group has put in place to safeguard children’s rights. From the supply chain to their direct business operation in for example schools and kindergartens, the company is taking measures to address risks posed to children.

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“It’s not about the adults setting restrictions on their interactions with children: it’s the children who set their own boundaries and the adults have to understand how to act in respect of that.”

Lo Hjorth, Director People & Culture
ISS Facility Services AB, Sweden


Here you can download the Deep Dive, and the ISS Policy on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

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