Approved certification and audit systems

We utilise global social responsibility audit and certification systems, primarily amfori BSCI audits, in the assessment of suppliers in high-risk countries. We are committed to promoting compliance with the amfori BSCI Code of Conduct in our supply chain.

Social responsibility certification and audit systems approved by Kesko

Certification / audit system Product group
amfori BSCI (amfori Business Social Compliance Initiative) All product groups
Fair for Life All product groups
Fairtrade Agricultural products, also cotton
Florverde Sustainable Flowers Flowers
ICA Social Audit* Consumer goods
ICS All product groups
MPS-Socially Qualified Flowers
Rainforest Alliance Agricultural products
SA8000 All product groups
SMETA All product groups
Sustainability Initiative of South Africa SIZA Agricultural products
WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) Textiles and shoes


*Conditional approval. A maximum of two IGS audits are approved after which the supplier must adopt amfori BSCI audit or some other approved audit conducted by an independent party.

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