Annual Report 2023

Courage to care

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Care for our people

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Care for our planet

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Care for our performance

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Our purpose

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Courage to care for generations to come

We are tens of thousands talented individuals from all around the world. We are a Family of Companies active in various industries operating across continents. Our purpose with five accompanying values is the glue that connects us. A defined purpose makes the difference between knowing how we should go about our work and understanding why we are all proud to do so. A long-term vision supported by our shareholders.

From the day we began in 1896, our story has always been about people. Together, we forge our own path rather than follow short-term trends. We see change as an opportunity, not a threat. And we dare to seek new horizons, because they lead to real progress.

Our story is about people with the confidence to believe in themselves and trust in each other. We are driven by a bold entrepreneurial spirit to show curiosity. Think creatively. And shape the future rather than simply adapting to it. We are passionate about making exceptional things happen.

Our story is about people with a genuine determination to lead the way. We are inclusive, see the best in each other, and work with integrity. Never afraid to make tough choices, we stay true to our principles.

Above all, our story is about people with the courage to care for what we do. How we do it. And the impact this has on others, on performance, and on the planet. Always looking ahead. Always moving forwards.

Our story will always be written by people with the courage to care about a better world for today. And a better tomorrow for generations to come.


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