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Steering documents and policies

Corporate governance is based on Swedish legislation, the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance (the Code), the state's ownership policy and internal control documents.


For the company's governance, LKAB's Board of Directors has decided on our Code of Conduct and a number of policies for the operation.

Code of Conduct

LKAB's Code of Conduct is based on international guidelines and is reinforced by our values. The Code of Conduct applies to all employees and describes how we at LKAB should behave – towards each other, towards our business partners and towards the surrounding community.

Read more about our Code of Conduct.

Sustainability policy

Work at LKAB is guided by our sustainability policy, which integrates the areas of quality, work environment, human rights, environment, and energy. Sustainability is central, and we take responsibility for this throughout the value chain.

By being committed, innovative and taking responsibility for continuous improvements in the quality of our work, we can go from good to great.

The workplaces at LKAB must be safe, secure and stimulating. All employees have and accept responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others.

Read more about our working environment work.

LKAB is responsible for constantly improving our energy performance, as well as preventing and minimising our impact on the environment. 

Read more about our environmental and energy work.

Our goal is an operation that is sustainable in the long term.

Read more about our sustainability policy

Finance policy

The finance policy for the LKAB Group and the Treasury Centre specifies overall goals and guidelines for the Group's finance operations. In the first instance, the policy will ensure that the Group's combined financial risks are identified, reported and, where applicable, managed in accordance with the wishes of the Board and the management.

Read more about LKAB's financial information.

Insider policy

Will ensure that LKAB handles insider information correctly and that insider trading does not occur.

Read more about LKAB's financial information.

Risk management policy

Will ensure that risk management work creates the best conditions for us to achieve our strategic goals. To do this, we ensure that we have an understanding and preparedness for how we identify, prioritise, manage and follow up our risks. 

Guidelines for the group

There are also a number of guidelines in different areas that we act in accordance with. 

Guideline for human rights

The guideline supports the work of identifying, respecting and managing risks associated with direct and indirect negative impacts on human rights. Through this guideline, we also want to show that we distance ourselves from child labour, forced labour and working conditions that can be seen as harmful, offensive or directly dangerous. The guideline also highlights our position on conflict minerals and modern slavery. 

Read more about LKAB and human rights

LKAB's management philosophy

Employees and management contributes to the development of the business by encouraging initiative, commitment and good work efforts. We set clear requirements, provide constructive feedback and continuous competence development. 

Read more about working at LKAB


Quality certification

Since 2002, LKAB has been certified according to the international quality standard ISO 9001.

The system is computerised and means that information is easily available to the whole of LKAB's organisation. It helps us to focus on overall quality and constant improvements in our operation.

The business system contains procedures, instructions and descriptions of various kinds. These can be saved, searched through and amended in a safe, structured and uniform way, thereby helping to improve efficiency within the company.

Environmental and energy management system

LKAB has an energy and environmental management system that is integrated with the company's quality management system. This is certified in accordance with ISO 50001 and ISO 14001.

Occupational health and safety management system

Since 2019, LKAB  is certified in accordance with ISO 45001.

LKAB Minerals certificates

Here you will find all of the LKAB Minerals certificates.