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102-1 Name of the organisation Kesko in brief      
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Kesko in brief,
Divisions
  Finnish Alcohol Act 1143/1994, Section 14: "Retail trade of alcoholic beverages containing a maximum of 4.7 percentage by volume ethyl alcohol, which are prepared through fermentation, may be carried on, besides by the State Alcohol Monopoly, by whoever the licensing authority has granted a retail licence." The origin and production conditions of products, food products in particular, and their health outcomes are relatively often topics of public discussion in the media and/or on social media.   
102-3 Location of headquarters Kesko in brief      
102-4 Location of operations Kesko in brief      
102-5 Ownership and legal form Kesko in brief      
102-6 Markets served Kesko in brief      
102-7 Scale of the organisation Kesko in brief      
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Social impacts - Employment No distribution by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the
information in 2017−2018.
There are no independent
entrepreneurs among Kesko employees, nor does suppliers' or hired labour perform a significant part of the work. There are no
significant seasonal fluctuations in the
number of employees.
X
102-9 Supply chain Our operating environment, 204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers, Responsibility programme/Responsible purchases and sustainable selections      
102-10 Significant changes to the organisation and its supply chain Review by the President and CEO, Kesko in brief, Divisions, Stock exchange releases on 12 April 2016, 1 June 2016, 30 November 2016, 1 December 2016      
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Our operating environment      
102-12 External initiatives Corporate responsibility in Kesko's strategy      
102-13 Membership of associations Activities in organisations      
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Review by the President and CEO      
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Our operating environment,
How we create value,
Stakeholders,
Responsibility programme
     
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behaviour Policies and principles,
Responsibility programme: good corporate governance and finance
    X
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Notification of concerns and non-compliances     X
102-18 Governance structure Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-19 Delegating authority Management model and systems      
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics EVP, CFO;
EVP for marketing, communications, corporate responsibility and corporate relations
  Both are members of the Group Management Board. Reporting model  
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Stakeholders, Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees  Board of Directors, Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body Board of Directors, Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-25 Conflicts of interest Corporate Governance Statement 2016, K Code of Conduct   Kesko complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies  
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Corporate Governance Statement 2016, Management model and systems      
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance Corporate Governance Statement 2016 Only the Board's self-assessment
has been reported.
   
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting Corporate governance principles      
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Stakeholders, Corporate Governance Statement 2016      
102-35 Remuneration policies Corporate Governance Statement 2016, Remuneration Statement 2016, Management model and systems      
102-40 List of stakeholder groups Stakeholders      
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Social impacts/Freedom of association and collective bargaining     X
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Stakeholders      
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Stakeholders      
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Stakeholders      
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Note 37 to the consolidated financial statements      
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Materiality assessment, reporting principles       
102-47 List of material topics Materiality assessment      
102-48 Restatements of information Changes reported in connection with topic specific information.      
102-49 Changes in reporting No significant changes.      
102-50 Reporting period Reporting principles      
102-51 Date of most recent report Reporting principles      
102-52 Reporting cycle Reporting principles      
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Contact information      
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Reporting principles      
102-55 GRI content index GRI and UNGC table      
102-56 External assurance Reporting principles      

Management approach    

103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary Boundaries of responsibility programme themes      
103-2 The management approach and its components Responsibility programme      
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Responsibility programme      

Topic specific content    

Topic specific content is reported regarding aspects identified as material.    
 Economic impacts    
201 Economic performance    
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Economic impacts/Economic performance      
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Economic impacts/Economic performance Monetary evaluations or realisations have
not been reported.
  X
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Economic impacts/Economic performance      
201-4 Financial assistance received from government Economic impacts/Economic performance      
203 Indirect economic impacts    
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Economic impacts/Indirect economic impacts      
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Economic impacts/Indirect economic impacts      
204 Procurement practices    
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Economic impacts/Procurement practices      
205 Anti-corruption    
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Economic impacts/Anti-corruption
The number and percentage of assessments have not been reported. Risks related to corruption have not been specified in detail.
Risks related to corruption are discussed as part of Kesko's risk management. Key risks are identified and assessed regularly
throughout the year.
X
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Economic impacts/Anti-corruption Percentages have not been reported.
Information not available.
  X
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Economic impacts/Anti-corruption     X
206 Anti-competitive behaviour    
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Economic impacts/Anti-competitive behaviour      
 Environmental impacts    
301 Materials    
301-3 Materials used by weight or volume Environmental impacts/Effluents and waste Percentage calculation model in accordance with the GRI standard is no applicable to Kesko's operations.    
302 Energy    
302-1 Energy consumption within the organisation Environmental impacts/Energy     X
302-2 Energy consumption outside the organisation Environmental impacts/Emissions Only limited information on energy consumption outside the organisation is compiled for Scope 3 review (305-3).   X
302-3 Energy intensity Environmental impacts/Energy     X
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental impacts/Energy     X
303 Water    
303-1 Water withdrawal by source Environmental impacts/Water     X
304 Biodiversity    
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity Environmental impacts/Biodiversity     X
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Environmental impacts/Biodiversity     X
305 Emissions    
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions     X
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions Emissions from district heat in Finland and emissions in the other operating countries have not been reported according to the market- based method, because the Information was not collected.   X
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions     X
305-4 GHG emissions intensity Environmental impacts/Emissions     X
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions Review has not been made in CO2e tonnes.   X
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions     X
306 Effluents and waste        
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Environmental impacts/Effluents and waste     X
 Social impacts    
401 Employment    
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Social impacts/Employment New employee hires have not been reported by age group. Turnover rate has not been reported by age group and gender. Information is not available. The aim is to report the information in 2017–2018.   X
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Social impacts/Employment Benefits exceeding the statutory level have not been reported in detail.
Practices vary in different operating countries.
   
402 Labour/Management relations    
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes Social impacts/Labour/Management relations     X
403 Occupational health and safety    
403-1 Workers' representation in in formal joint management – worker health and safety committees Social impacts/Occupational health and safety Percentage of employees has not been reported. Information not available.    
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Social impacts/Occupational health and safety Not reported by gender. Information not
available. The aim is to report the
information in 2017-2018. Reporting does not cover suppliers and service providers. 
   
404 Training and education    
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Social impacts/Training and education Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.   X
404-2 Programmes for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programmes Social impacts/Training and education      
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career developmetn reviews Social impacts/Training and education Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.   X
405 Diversity and equal opportunity    
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Social impacts/Diversity and equal opportunities Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.
The aim is to report age group information in 2017–2018.
  X
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Social impacts/Diversity and equal opportunities The ratio of basic salary of men and women has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2017–2018.   X
406 Non-discrimination    
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Social impacts/Non-discrimination     X
407 Freedom of association and collective bargaining    
407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Social impacts/Freedom of association and collective bargaining     X
412 Human rights assessment    
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Social impacts/Human rights assessment     X
412-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Social impacts/Supplier social assessment     X
414 Supplier social assessment    
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Social impacts/Supplier social assessment The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers
but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.
   
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Social impacts/Supplier social assessment      
415 Public policy    
415-1 Political contributions Social impacts/Public policy     X
416 Customer health and safety    
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Social impacts/Customer health and safety Percentage calculation model in accordance with the GRI standard is no applicable to Kesko's operations.    
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Social impacts/Customer health and safety      
417 Marketing and labelling    
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labelling Social impacts/Marketing and labelling      
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labelling Social impacts/Marketing and labelling      
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications Social impacts/Marketing and labelling      
418 Customer privacy    
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Social impacts/Customer privacy      
419 Socioeconomic compliance    
419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Social impacts/Socioeconomic compliance      

* All standards: version 2016.