We take responsibility.

Sectra’s vision is to contribute to healthier and safer societies. Achieving this requires satisfied customers and employees as well as long-term, responsible action as a company on behalf of all stakeholders. That is why we focus our efforts in these sustainability areas.

Here at Sectra, I really feel that we can make a difference.

Chris Scarisbrick, working at Sectra in the UK

Contributing to a better society is very important to me. It makes me leave home and go to work with a good gut feeling.

Adam Alsegård, working at Sectra in Sweden

Our sustainability focus areas

Satisfied customers

The value we create for customers is Sectra’s largest contribution to more sustainable societies. We help our customers provide more patients with the best care possible and protect communication and critical infrastructure in today’s digital society. Our work helps make people’s lives healthier and safer.

Strategies and prioritized activities:
Customer value and innovation.

Satisfied employees

Having satisfied and dedicated employees is a precondition for delivering maximum customer value. We safeguard our corporate culture, fair working conditions, equality and diversity.

Strategies and prioritized activities:
Corporate culture and employees

Responsible conduct

Our approach to conducting long-term sustainable operations can be summarized as follows: treat our customers and other stakeholders as we would like to be treated ourselves. This leads to successful teamwork and prosperous business.

Strategies and prioritized activities:
Taking responsibility for the environment and climate, following fair business principles, counteracting corruption and respecting human rights.

How we contribute to
the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The 17 global goals

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to eliminate poverty and hunger, protect human rights for everyone, achieve gender equality and ensure the long-term protection of our planet and natural resources. By taking responsibility for how the company’s activities and goals impact the environment, Sectra is contributing to the UN SDGs and the realization of Agenda 2030.

Sectra and the UN SDGs
Sectra and the UN SDGs

UN Goal 3: Good health and well-being

The focus in Sectra’s medical operations is on good health and well-being for patients and for society as a whole. Cancer diseases, osteoarthritis and orthopaedic surgery represent some of the most costly and resource-intensive areas in the healthcare sector. Our solutions facilitate and optimize diagnosis, planning and follow-up of patients in these areas.

UN Goal 5: Gender equality

We value and promote equal treatment and gender equality within our operations. Roles are to be filled based on the individual’s skills and characteristics. All employees are to be treated with equal respect.

UN Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth

Sectra offers opportunities for work and a livelihood. We strive to provide fair workplace conditions and to contribute to economic growth in the communities where we operate.

UN Goal 9: Industry, innovation, and infrastructure

Within the critical infrastructure product segment, Sectra helps society to secure, for example, water and electricity supply and to protect these against different types of threats. Within the medical technology area, we help healthcare providers meet the challenges that come with an aging population combined with a decline in the proportion of people of working age. The solutions we offer make healthcare available for more people and allow healthcare providers to maintain a high quality of care.

UN Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Within the secure communications product segment, Sectra helps politicians, authorities and the defense forces to ensure a functioning government. We also actively work to combat corruption and bribery and to comply with the laws and regulations in the areas where the company operates.

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