HR1-3: Audit findings

Audit findings of 360 supplier audits conducted during 2011. Health and safety issues continue to be the area with most noncompliances followed by the environment. Revised in 2009, Group environmental requirements are often stricter than local regulation. Issues related to under-aged labor (below 15 years) is still primarily an issue in Asia/Pacific but less prevalent than in previous years. The majority of cases recorded relate to insufficient protection of authorized minors (16-18 years). In Asia/ Pacific, 8 (24) cases of under-aged workers were uncovered.