Ethics Code

Scandinavian Nature and Forest Therapy Institute


SNFTI safeguards an ethical attitude and a high standard of education and professional conduct that benefits all involved, people as well as the natural environment and its inhabitants. The code of ethics includes all collaborative partners and organizations.

Law and order

  • SNFTI complies with the laws and regulations that apply in the places, regions and countries where operations are conducted.
  • SNFTI complies with the local compensation and labor law, and in particular protects that agreements will benefit all parties involved, simply expressed in accordance with a win-win method.

Competition and Collaboration

  • SNFTI safeguards collaboration over competition and development of networks with a consistent ambition; to promote the well-being of everyone involved, where nature and its inhabitants are obviously represented and / or prioritized.

Transparency

  • SNFTI safeguards openness and transparency in agreements, transactions and other dealings. This preference strives to demonstrate an honesty and sincerity that is consistent with the institute’s basic values ​​and agreements.

Relationships

SNFTI values ​​the integrity and trust between the institute and collaborating parties as well as collaborating parties among themselves. SNFTI protects an environment that is inclusive and respectful and the right to operate in an environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. The Institute therefore withdraws from interaction that can directly or indirectly be considered to go against the institute’s basic values ​​and code of ethics such as:

  • marginalization
  • all forms of harassment
  • unwelcome remarks, gestures or physical contact
  • degrading jokes or comments
  • verbal, written or physical threats or abuse
  • destruction of the other-than-human natural world

Gratitude

The code of ethics includes paying attention to and expressing respect and gratitude to those who have gone before; leaders, teachers, groups and organizations as well as cultures of origin that live and retain knowledge of the greatest value for the Institute services and the natural world as a whole. To them all we are much obliged.