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December 2021

Kesko’s sales grew in November

Kesko Group's sales totalled €983.0 million in November 2021, representing an increase of 12.4% on the previous year. In comparable terms, sales grew by 11.6%.

Investor, Media

15.12.2021 08:00

Kesko to acquire Kungälvs Trävaruaktiebolag, a company serving professional builders in Sweden

Kesko will acquire Kungälvs Trävaruaktiebolag, thus strengthening its position in the Swedish building and home improvement trade market in the Gothenburg area.

Investor, Media

08.12.2021 18:30

Kesko’s climate work rated world-class: our next step is to encourage the whole supply chain to cut emissions

CDP has released the results of its international climate change questionnaire: Kesko is one of the 200 companies in the world to be granted the highest A score for its climate efforts.

Responsibility, Investor, Company, Media

07.12.2021 13:15

Optimising Vantti logistics with Kespro brings savings of 87 carbon-dioxide tonnes per year

Based on data collected from transports, City of Vantaa Catering Services was able to optimise Kespro's deliveries to Vantti. The locations now accumulate 170 driving days and more than 6,000 fewer deliveries per year.

Media

02.12.2021 16:03

November 2021

Bio-based packaging is increasingly common but consumers are confused by the terms

New packaging innovations are being introduced all the time, and plastic is being replaced with bio-based solutions, for example. Consumers consider bio-based packaging to be a more environmentally friendly alternative, but a survey carried out by K Group found that consumers are confused by packaging terms starting with the word ‘bio’.

Responsibility, Media

30.11.2021 00:00

Kesko’s new, even more challenging emissions reductions targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Kesko’s new emissions reductions targets with which Kesko commits to the most ambitious aim of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. The Science Based Targets initiative is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact initiative, World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Responsibility, Company, Media

26.11.2021 11:00

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