In its relationships with business partners, HHLA strives for integrity, fairness, responsibility and sustainability. In order to minimise the risks that may occur at the start of, and during, a business relationship, HHLA implements a Group-wide business partner screening system. The system facilitates the recurring risk-based analysis and assessment of business relationships and possible measures to reduce risks. Purchasing and materials management
In particular, HHLA expects its suppliers to subscribe to a company policy in line with the above values and to comply with all applicable laws. In this context, HHLA has launched a Group-wide Supplier Code of Conduct that summarises the main principles of behaviour. The Supplier Code of Conduct is freely available on the company’s website.