Corporate responsibility at Kesko is integrated into day-to-day activities that help customers make good choices.
Kesko’s Board of Directors and Group Management Board discuss the key principles and reporting.
The corporate responsibility function is headed by the Executive Vice President for marketing, communications, corporate responsibility and corporate relations, who is a member of Kesko’s Group Management Board. Corporate responsibility is one of the target indicators of his performance bonus.
The Group’s Corporate Responsibility Unit, assisted by steering groups, is responsible for the development, coordination and reporting of responsibility work.
The management of each business division is responsible for practical implementation.
All of Onninen's operations in all operating countries are ISO 14001 certified.
The operations of Kesko Logistics are ISO 14001 certified.
In the food stores and the building and home improvement stores, environmental management is based on the K-responsibility concept. For K-Citymarkets, K-Supermarkets and K-Markets, the K-responsibility concept is a requirement for inclusion in the chain. A K-responsibility concept inspection is carried out every three years at the K-Rauta, Rautia and K-maatalous stores by an independent external partner. In 2016, a total of 59 stores were inspected.
VV-Auto Group Oy fulfils the requirements of the ISO 9001 quality system and VV-Autotalot Oy fulfils the requirements of the quality and environmental action programme of the Finnish Central Organisation for Motor Trades and Repairs (AKL).