Employees, research and development and environment
At the end of the financial year AddLife had 1,802 employees, compared with 1,112 at the beginning of the financial year. Completed acquisitions increased the number of employees by 701 (197). The average number of employees in 2021 was 1,548 (1,004).
AddLife Academy provides a training for our employees, builds a shared value system and ensures the supply of leaders in the Group. In 2021, the number of trainings have increased significantly with participants from more countries, which has been possible thanks to the digitalisation stared in 2020. Among other, we have had training in sales and leadership to increase the degree of professionalism of our employees. AddLife Academy has also had tailor-made training in marketing and finance.
Research and development
The Group conducts its own research and development to a limited extent, mainly within Biolin in the Labtech business area.
None of the Group’s Swedish subsidiaries engage in activities that require a permit or notification under the Swedish Environmental Code. None of the foreign subsidiaries engage in activities subject to equivalent requirements for notification or permits. None of the Group’s companies are engaged in any environment-related disputes.