Human Rights & Labour Standards


The protection of human rights and labour standards supports our purpose of brewing for a better today and tomorrow, as we believe in being a force for good for our society, our employees and our stakeholders. To this end, we strive to ensure that all employees are treated fairly and with respect, as we want every single one of our employees to be able to thrive in a safe and empowering workplace.

On top of being a signatory to the UN Global Compact and an advocate for the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, we also signed on as a member of the UN Global Compact Network Malaysia and Brunei in 2022.

Carlsberg Malaysia Group adopts a zero-tolerance approach to human rights abuses. We have in place a Labour and Human Rights Policy that covers all Management, employees and contract workers of all entities in Carlsberg Group worldwide. The scope of our policy includes working hours and wages, freedom of association, discrimination, harassment, child labour and forced labour. Carlsberg Malaysia Group also provides a platform for our employees to voice complaints, called Speak Up, where employees can report any grievances, complaints or incidents anonymously via email. There were zero recorded complaints concerning human rights violations in the year under review.

Human rights training is also something that we have implemented for our staff. These training sessions equip our team with the skills needed to recognise human rights abuses and call them out. We conduct this through e-learning sessions and are proud to announce that 100% of our staff have completed these sessions to date.

Our commitment to ensuring that human rights are protected within our operations and throughout our value chain, including our ability to identify human rights abuses, as well as address and remedy the same.

Stakeholder Groups Most Concerned: NGOs, Industry Groups and Local Communities; Government Agencies and Regulators; Consumers