Welcome to the external whistleblowing channel for IDE House of Brands. This system is independently operated and monitored by BDO Norway’s Forensic Services.
This whistleblowing channel is open to employees, consultants, contractors, suppliers and partners of IDE House of Brands, as well as to external third parties affiliated with IDE House of Brands. Reports regarding instances of objectionable conditions, whether ethical or legal, can be made to this channel in connection with IDE House of Brands and any of its business partners.
The following list presents specific circumstances of wrongdoing covered by whistleblowing regulations, including the protection of those who choose to report an incident:
- Danger to life or health
- Damage to the environment
- Corruption and other forms of economic misconduct
- Abuse of authority
- Inappropriate workplace behaviour
- Violations of privacy laws, including violations leading to the unauthorized release of personally-identifiable information
- Violations of code of conduct or ethics guidelines
If your case does not fall within any of the above categories, your case will be handled via different routines than described in the whistleblowing guidelines.
Please provide as detailed and accurate information as possible. If you would like those who investigate the report to be able to contact you, you are required to provide your name and contact details. In this way they will be able to keep you informed of the status of your case or request any additional information that could be important for investigating your report. You may choose to hide your identity completely, although please be aware that this may make it difficult to investigate your report. You may also choose to remain partly anonymous, revealing your identity only to BDO Forensic Services. In such cases IDE House of Brands will not be made aware of your identity and will only be able to obtain additional information via BDO Forensic Services.