Fazer operates responsibly and creates fair business opportunities across the value chain.

Goals:

  • Constantly improve the level of responsibility and strengthen cooperation in the value chain
  • Improve traceability in the value chain and secure food quality and safety
  • Control and mitigate responsibility risks related to the raw material base; set targets for raw material categories, control them and take corrective actions

Achievements in 2015

  • Increased share of responsible cocoa to 72 per cent
  • Purchased the first lots of cocoa through the Fairtrade Cocoa Programme
  • Used 100 per cent RSPO segregated palm oil for biscuit products
  • 67 per cent of fish used in Sweden MSC certified and 63 per cent of fish used in Finland deemed green according to the WWF fish guide
  • Produced 100 per cent of rye bread domestically using Finnish rye
  • Supplied 64 per cent domestic produce in Fazer 's restaurants in Finland, 59 per cent in Denmark and
  • 43 per cent in Sweden
  • Included corporate responsibility considerations in product life cycle management tool
  • Fazer Confectionery passed Sedex audit 16 of Fazer’s production sites certified according to the FSSC 22000

The way forward

  • Devise truly sustainable solutions to supply chain challenges
  • Continue work with traceability
  • Develop Quality, Environment, Health and Safety strategy to identify best ways to reach excellence in QEHS
  • Get 85 per cent of cocoa to fulfil the criteria of responsible production by 2016 and 100 per cent by 2017
  • Take further steps according to Fazer's Commitment to Responsible Palm Oil

Link: Corporate responsibility PDF, page 28