Goals

Achievements in 2017

Going forward

 

Running business

 

  • Securing profitability and growth
  • Identifying new business opportunities and savings potential via corporate responsibility
  • Managing issues which affect Fazer's reputation
  • Following our ethical principles in all businesses
  • Securing and increasing brand value
  • Bringing added value to stakeholders
  • Engaged in active stakeholder dialogue on UN SDGs and other corporate responsibility matters
  • Identified SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and infrastructure as the most relevant to the Running business corporate responsibility area
  • Revised our whistleblowing system to allow third parties to contact us in case of grievance
  • Improved reputation in all main markets
  • Securing the long term continuity of the business
  • Understanding the global risks and mitigating their impacts
  • Continuing active stakeholder dialogue
  • Identifying new business opportunities that support sustainable development
  • Continuing the work with Human Rights: development of the grievance and remediation processes
  • Identifying cost saving possibilities via corporate responsibility work
  • Deepening the understanding on the UN SDGs and our contribution in realisation of the goals
  • Updating our corporate responsibility programme and integrating Fazer Lifestyle Foods into it
  • Increasing our understanding of local customers

For health and well-being   

  • Developing a responsible offering
  • Transparently communicating with stakeholders about topics related to health and well-being
  • Participating in studies on food, health and sustainability
  • Exploring and developing brain-friendly foods through the Fazer Brainhow programme
  • Increasing the use of plant-based foods
  • Established Fazer Lifestyle Foods to answer the needs of health-conscious consumers
  • Launched products that enhance well-being, such as Seed Bread in Finland and Fazer Root Vegetable breads in the Baltics and Russia
  • Introduced Cricket bread, which contains sustainable insect protein
  • Continued to increase the share of vegetables in meals
  • Established new research cooperation in the Fazer Brainhow programme
  • Launched the Wicked Rabbit vegetarian food concept
  • Organised Fazer Foodathon to find plant-based food innovations
  • Implementing HR Vision 2022
  • Growing internal entrepreneurship and agility
  • Continuing to develop role exchange and job rotation
  • Continuing anti-harassment work
  • Developing our capabilities in HRIS and analytics
  • Strengthening Group-level leadership capabilities

People matter 

  • Providing all employees with an equal working  community, motivating and meaningful work and a safe working environment
  • Encouraging employees to seek and sustain work-life balance
  • Supporting the well-being of employees
  • Developing a diversified working community as a strength and success factor
  • Developing leadership capabilities at all levels
  • Ensuring a work environment in which people are treated with dignity, decency and respect
  • Created a new anti-harassment guideline
  • Piloted a new digitalisation training
  • Began planning of the Fazer Academy renewal project
  • Continued the 125 Opportunities for Working Life programme
  • Offered employment to young people from the SOS Children’s Village in Russia
  • Took further role exchange and job rotation
  • Finalised our HR Vision 2022 · Conducted the People Power Survey with good results
  • Implementing HR Vision 2022
  • Growing internal entrepreneurship and agility
  • Continuing to develop role exchange and job rotation
  • Continuing anti-harassment work
  • Developing our capabilities in HRIS and analytics
  • Strengthening Group-level leadership capabilitie

Fair value chain

  • Constantly improving the level of responsibility and strengthening co-operation in the value chain
  • Improving traceability in the value chain and securing food quality and safety
  • Controlling and mitigating responsibility risks related to the raw material base
  • Achieved 100% responsibly purchased cocoa
  • Became a member of Roundtable for Responsible Soy and published our responsible soy commitment
  • Used 100% RSPO certified palm oil and reviewed our palm oil commitment
  • Published our Sustainable Grain Farming Principles
  • Developed a sourcing process for the prioritising of raw materials with high sustainability risks
  • Engaged in stakeholder discussion on animal welfare
  • Worked to reduce food waste throughout the value chain
  • Adopted a Group documentation management system and carried out trainings to enhance food safety
  • Achieved 100% certified coffee in Fazer Cafés
  • Continuing to use 100% responsibly produced cocoa
  • Continuing the implementation of the sustainable grain farming principles so that by 2025 all flour in Finland and Sweden fulfil their requirements
  • Increasing the share of responsible soy to 100% by 2020
  • Using 100% RSPO segregated or mass balance certified palm oil by 2020 in all operating countries 
  • Continuing to follow the WWF Fish guide
  • Continuing the use of seasonal and second grade fruit and vegetables to reduce food waste in the value chain

Part of the environment   

  • Reducing climate impact and increase energy efficiency
  • Preventing waste and loss of raw materials
  • Managing and using water resources responsibly
  • Supporting sustainable farming and prevent loss of biodiversity
  • Raising environmental awareness
  • Developing holistic sustainable packaging solutions throughout the value chain
  • Reviewed our long-term energy plan and targets
  • Continued to develop our Water Stewardship Plan
  • Renewed our Baltic Sea Commitment for 2018-2022
  • Continued to promote the use of vegetables to mitigate climate impacts of food
  • Continued work to reduce waste and raw material loss
  • Reducing Fazer’s energy consumption per produced tonne with 20% by 2020
  • Implementing Packaging vision by examining alternatives for more sustainable packaging
  • Reducing CO2 emissions from bakery transports through shared deliveries with other companies
  • Beginning implementation of the Water Stewardship Plan
  • Continuing implementation of our No Deforestation Commitment
  • Implementing Fazer Grain Vision
  • Continuing work to reduce raw material loss and waste in all businesses