Ovako works in accordance with the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration, the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact and the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as combating corruption and environmentally destructive activities.

Ovako’s Code of Conduct and our policies are the basis of all operations and compliance is required of all employees. All employees should be familiar with the Code of Conduct and the policies and understand what is expected of them as individuals. 


Laws and requirements related to sustainability are a minimum level for Ovako and systematic efforts are ongoing to identify new and amended laws and requirements and to take action where necessary.

To clarify and show fulfillments of laws, regulations and standards, we have published statements/declarations and reporting templates regarding Carbon Neutral Production, the use of chemicals, recyclability and recycled content as well as responsible sourcing in regards to Conflict minerals and Cobolt.


Ovako has a whistleblower channel for reporting concerns about any suspected violation of Our Code of Conduct, our policies, or applicable laws and regulations.  Click on the link for more information: https://ovako.whistlelink.com/

Management Systems

Ovako’s units are working according to or are certified in accordance with the international ISO-standards for health and safety (ISO45001), environment (IS014001), quality (ISO9001 and IATF 16949:2016) and energy (ISO50001).

Valid and relevant certificates can be found in Ovako's mediabank 

Ovako certificates