Sustainability management

Sustainability is a central part of Kesko's strategy. Kesko’s operations are based on Kesko's value, vision and mission. Sustainability work is guided by Kesko’s sustainability policy, sustainability strategy and the K Code of Conduct guidelines.

Kesko has committed to several international declarations and conventions, the most important of which are:

  • The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child
  • The ILO convention on the Fundamental Rights and Principles at Work
  • The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Corporations
  • The ICC Business Charter for Sustainable Development and principles against corruption and bribery
  • The UN Global Compact initiative
  • The UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • The purchasing principles of the amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative (amfori BSCI)
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