SDG 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions

The UN Sustainable Development Goal 16 is ‘Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’. The aim is to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. Read below about Kesko’s actions in contributing to the goal.

Globally and locally:

• Kesko follows good corporate governance principles. Kesko requires that its personnel and business partners act in compliance with the K Code of Conduct guidelines.
• Kesko’s responsibility work is guided by Kesko’s general corporate responsibility principles, the K Code of Conduct and Kesko’s purchasing principles.
• Kesko has completed a human rights impact assessment in compliance with UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and published a human rights commitment on its website. Continuing the human rights assessment, Kesko and the Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland SASK studied the production chain of grapes in Brazil, South Africa and India in 2015-2017.

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