UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In 2015, all UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Agenda 2030) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), that will steer the promotion of sustainable development in 2016–2030. The SDGs consist of 17 different main goals and 169 sub goals aiming to end extreme poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. The goals are to be met by 2030.

By considering the nature of our operation and their impact, we have identified three goals that are most relevant to our business and our stakeholders.

SDG 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Our goal:

We will increase the number of responsible and sustainable products, services and solutions in our offering.

Our focus areas:

  • Environmentally friendly packaging solutions to market in our packaging division.
  • Focus on increasing the amount of sustainable and certified products in our Food Service selection.

SDG 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

Our goal:

The highest ​ethical standards are our backbone. Developing and ensuring responsible ways of working is our priority.

Our focus areas:

  • Safe place to work
  • Satisfied, motivated employees
  • Responsible supply chain, supplier assessments

SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Our goal:

We pay attention to energy efficiency, find ways to decrease emissions, and utilize waste more efficiently.

Our focus areas:

  • Increasing the use of renewable energy to replace fossil fuels
  • Improving energy efficiency by 10% by the year 2025
  • Reducing the amount of waste and improving recycling

Satu Pahkala
Satu Pahkala

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