Husqvarna's overall objective is to create long-term value for its shareholders and other stakeholders. This requires effective corporate governance with an appropriate organizational structure, systems for internal control and risk management, and transparency.
Husqvarna AB is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Husqvarna applies the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance.
The report was prepared by the company’s Board of Directors and has been reviewed by the company’s auditors. The review for 2012 did not result in any deviations from the code.
Husqvarna’s corporate governance is based on external and internal regulatory frameworks, including Husqvarna AB’s Articles of Association, the Swedish Companies Act, the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Rule Book for Issuers, the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance, other applicable Swedish and foreign legislation and regulations, as well as internal codes, policies and guidelines.