Our approach to sustainability

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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.

As a company and corporate citizen, Tieto supports the leading global sustainability principles and complies with the requirements of many non-governmental 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

As part of its corporate purpose – Creating value for life – Tieto’s aim is to play an active role in sustainable development for people, businesses and society at large. 

Tieto is

  • a member of the FIBS non-profit corporate responsibility network in Finland 
  • a member of the NMC network in Sweden
  • a member of the United Nations Nordic Network.
  • a member of Climate Partnership network of City of Helsinki

As a result of its sustainability performance, Tieto is included in the OMX GES Sustainability Finland Index. Tieto was also included in CDP’s Climate Change report 2017 receiving scoring level A-, the highest of four levels. 

In addition, Ecovadis, operating a collaborative platform providing supplier sustainability ratings for global supply chains, published a CSR risk and performance index in September 2017 with global results for Environment, Labour practices & Human rights, Fair business ethics and Sustainable procurement areas. While the global scoring average for ICT companies was around 45 according to the index, Tieto received 66 points and a gold level recognition.