Managing Corporate Responsibility

We believe that sustainability is more than just a trend. It is our responsibility. Tieto is convinced that through digitalization solutions to the biggest challenges of our time can be found. The long-term success of the company requires a business model that takes into account corporate responsibility (CR) and sustainability as natural parts of daily business operations.

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As a company and corporate citizen, Tieto supports the leading global sustainability principles and complies with the requirements of many nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and industry standards. These multi-stakeholder initiatives guide the company in its daily work.

Tieto,

  • has been a signatory of the UN Global Compact principles for environmental care, human rights, worker's rights and anticorruption since 2010
  • complies with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
  • publishes every year externally assured Corporate Responsibility information in accordance with the GRI Standards
  • is publishing for the first time non-financial information (NFI) in accordance with the Finnish Accounting Act in the report from the Board of Directors

Our Corporate Responsibility (CR) steering group is the highest body in CR issues. This group creates recommendations, goals and policies in the sustainability area as well as coordinates, monitors and provides advice to Tieto's Leadership Team, the President and CEO, and the Board of Directors on CR-related issues.

Policies and management systems

Our Code of Conduct Policy is based on the UN Global Compact principles and OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. It serves as the guiding principle for all employees and business partners.

To facilitate the selection of and cooperation with suppliers we have a separate Supplier Code of Conduct Rule, which is based on our Code of Conduct and the UN Global Compact principles, and also requests an Environmental Managements System (EMS) in line with the ISO 14001 standard or equivalent. In addition, we have Code of Conduct related rules for managing material areas, an Anti-corruption Rule and an Environmental Rule. 

Our ISO 14001 compliant Environmental Management System (EMS) covers more than 90% of employees. 

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