In 2021, no cases of corruption were identified in the LOTOS Group.
Stakeholders can report any instances of fraud or suspected irregularities and/or abuse through defined and shared communication channels.
Reports can be made through several channels:
- phone call or recorded message (phone number +48 504 181 048);
- sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org;
- filling out a report form posted → on the website;
- sending a letter to the address: Head of the Internal Control Department, Grupa LOTOS S.A., ul. Elbląska 135, 80-718 Gdańsk, Poland.
Information received through the above channels is addressed directly to the Head of the Internal Control Department and is subject to clarification by way of an investigation or inspection. It is also possible to send notifications of suspected fraud to LOTOS Group employees via the intranet platform → www.lotostrada.pl in the sub-service „Fraud Prevention in the LOTOS Group”.
In the LOTOS Group there is no tolerance for any kind of abuse. Among other things, the LOTOS Group is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Call to Action on Anti-Corruption, a global initiative uniting businesses in the fight against all forms of corruption. The Anti-Fraud Policy and other anti-corruption internal regulations are known to all employees of LOTOS Group companies. Each newly hired employee, as part of their training, receives, among other things, information on these regulations and the liability resulting from non-compliance. Additionally, they are reminded repeatedly throughout the course of the employment relationship.
In 2021 the Compliance Department designed and delivered a training course entitled „Compliance in the LOTOS Group” for the management staff of subsidiary companies (over 150 participants took part). Key internal regulations and draft laws relevant to the compliance system were discussed. In the third quarter of 2021, the Compliance Department, in cooperationwith the Recruitment and Development Department, designed and implemented an e-learning training course coveringthe Principles of Granting Powers of Attorney at Grupa LOTOS S.A. The training was dedicated to over 700 employees of Grupa LOTOS S.A., including mandatory training for managers of organizational units. In the reporting period, the Compliance Department conducted extensive information and education activities based on articles published on the internal intranet.