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93 news and releases

May 2019

K Charge fast charging subject to a fee from May onwards – new K Charge app for electric car drivers

The charging of electric cars at K Group’s fast charging points will become subject to a fee from 2 May onwards, with the customers also accumulating K-Plussa loyalty points in the process. K Group has also introduced a new K Charge mobile app to make the electric car charging process go smoother. Drivers of electric cars have welcomed K Group’s own network of charging stations: more than one million kilometres have already been driven on Finnish roads this year powered by renewable electricity from the K Charge network.

Customer, Media

06.05.2019 12:38

Cheering, music and friends by the basketball court − Finnish Basketball Association and K Group continue their close cooperation

The cooperation, which focuses on encouraging children to exercise, organises a tour of street basketball events around Finland for primary school children. The tour, which is called Pirkka Street Basket, started again on Friday 3 May in Helsinki and this year will travel as far as Kemijärvi, which is further north than ever before. The cooperation has already helped to encourage 66,000 children to exercise.

Responsibility, Customer, Careers, Company, Media

03.05.2019 14:52

April 2019

“This is our last chance to wake up to climate action!”

The Earth’s future is under threat, and we need climate actions now. Matti Kalervo, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at K Group, is dealing with big issues.

Responsibility, Customer, Careers, Investor, Company, Media

26.04.2019 10:18

Making sustainable choices easy: K-Rauta commits to increasing the share of sustainably produced timber

Are you dreaming of a summer terrace, yard construction project or a new pier? K-Rauta offers an extensive selection of timber for various types of construction projects. An increasing share of K-Rauta’s timber selection is responsibly produced and comes from sustainably managed forests.

Responsibility, Customer, Media

11.04.2019 12:11

Joint project to solve the plastic problem: Everyday household goods delivered to your door monthly in exchange for household plastic waste for recycling

K Group, Unilever Finland, Metsä Tissue, Encore Ympäristöpalvelut and Orthex are launching an experiment with LOOP Ventures, a circular economy accelerator, to test an entirely new recycling model for household plastic packaging. The purpose of this pilot project, entitled Arkipakkaus (‘Everyday Packaging’), is to create a complete circular economy model for everyday plastic household packaging.

Responsibility, Customer, Company, Media

04.04.2019 08:52

March 2019

K Group’s market share in Finnish grocery up to 36.1% – comparable sales growth the best in business

K Group’s share of the Finnish grocery trade market totalled 36.1% in 2018, representing a growth of 0.3 percentage points on the year before. K Group has the most extensive grocery store network in Finland with 1,200 stores. Sales for the existing store network of the past two years have outshined the competition, according to Nielsen’s Grocery Shop Directory published on 22 March.

Media

25.03.2019 12:51

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