Our procurement activities are decentralized into our various companies. We strive to coordinate the goods and services purchased by our subsidiaries into our corporate categories. Every year we buy goods and services on a large scale and our wide purchasing requirements range from office supplies to water turbines.
As a supplier to E. ON, you become part of us and our large network of business opportunities within the company. At the same time we expect our suppliers to give us the best possible total cost of ownership and to actively collaborate with us to improve and contribute to a long-term business relationship beneficial for both parties.
E.ON Procurement Sweden and our suppliers base purchasing activities on the following values:
We take an integrated approach to procurement displaying high integrity and respect for our business contacts.
2. Consolidate purchasing volumes
We always take advantage of E.ON's bundled purchasing volume to achieve the lowest possible cost.
We ensure that our procurement activities are competitive in accordance with established and legal requirements.
4. Quality and safety
We are clear in our specifications and ensure the quality of delivered products / services through continuous monitoring and evaluation.
5. Supplier Collaboration
We establish stable, long-term relationships with strategically identified suppliers in which we systematically develop products and services as part of a mutual collaboration.
6. Ethics and morals
Our relationships are characterized by high ethics and morals. Employees and business associates should comply with the E.ON’s Code of Ethics.
7. Responsible procurement
Our work is based on the UN Global Compact, and we expect our suppliers and their subcontractors to meet these same standards.
We consider the environmental impact of our operations and during procurement activities we set relevant environmental requirements to reduce the adverse environmental impact of our operations.
9. Work environment
We take into account and create a work environment that safeguards health and safety both internally within E.ON and externally among our customers.