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Gender Equality policy

Hurtigruten is committed to fulfill our responsibility to respect and uphold human rights. We strive to protect the dignity of all people working in or impacted by our operation, our PARTNERS or live in the communities where we work.

All employees of Hurtigruten shall be given equal opportunities for employment and professional development, regardless of their gender, ethnic and cultural background, religion, AGE, sexual orientation, functional ability, and political view.

Our employees shall expect a healthy workplace free from harassment and discrimination.

With UN Sustainable Development Goals as a framework – we commit ourselves to be a fair employer promoting gender equality across our business. we aim to inspire leaders and employers in the global society by being transparent and share how we work with a sustainable development of the organization.

We recognize that gender equality is about empowerment - a necessary foundation for peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. 

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The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the standards for gender equality in Hurtigruten is made available and known by leaders, employees and key stakeholders, to ensure a proper aligned with corporate objectives as well as being properly administered. The Gender Equality Policy aims to guide our work towards gender balance, across our global organization.


All leaders in Hurtigruten are responsible for leading by example and actively encouraging gender equality and gender balance in accordance with this policy.


Irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, political view, religion or ethnic background, or any other basis prohibited by law;

# 1 WE ensure fair employment practices across the company

# 2 WE recruit and select our people based on merit

# 3 WE provide equal career and development opportunities

# 4 WE reward people based on efforts and performance

# 5 WE are living our own standards and measure gender equality on a regular basis

# 6 WE are transparent and publicly report our gender equality status

# 7 WE work with partners who uphold similar standards when dealing with people who work for them