At Ponsse, social responsibility means responsibility for the impact of our business activities on people, and continuously aiming to have a positive impact on our people and community. Ponsse has a strong value base that steers us to respect people and cooperation, and to develop our operations as part of our community.
In our Code of Conduct, we are committed to respecting internationally recognised human rights, including international conventions on human rights and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.
We are also committed to complying with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. We do not accept child labour or other forms of forced labour in any circumstances. If we discover any shortcomings related to human rights, we are committed to intervening in them and engaging in cooperation to develop the activities in question.
Training regarding the Code of Conduct approved by the company’s Board of Directors in June 2020 was completed by 92.4% of our employees and 65% of contact people in our retail network in 2020. The Code of Conduct and related training will be updated in 2023. According to our induction programme, each new employee must complete Code of Conduct training. The Code of Conduct is available on our website.
We are committed to promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in our operations. Regarding our four objectives and themes for responsibility, we are committed to promoting the following UN SDG:
Goal 8 – Decent work and economic growth
Goal 12 – Responsible consumption and production
Goal 13 – Climate action
Goal 15 – Life on land