Human rights assessment is part of NIBE new evaluation system and is to be made before on boarding of new suppliers. NIBE have started to roll out new procedures and tools to the companies within the NIBE Group, but as the procurement organisation largely is decentralized, it will take some years before this will be fully implemented. For existing suppliers NIBE are planning assessment according to the same procedures and criteria as used for new suppliers.
New suppliers that were screened against social criteria in 2017 were 23 (7) percent.
We have not registered any negative social impacts during 2017.