Report and GRI-index
As an industry leader, our decisions and priorities have a direct impact on our employees and customers, the industry as a whole and our surrounding world. Consequently, we have to take responsibility and be on the forefront with regard to sustainability in our industry. Sustainability should be an integrated part of the business operations where the work to achieve set targets contributes to creating value for the company and our stakeholders.
The Sustainability Report is prepared based on the significant areas prioritised based on internal and external stakeholders’ view of which sustainability issues are the most important for Mekonomen Group. The work of analysing significant areas began in 2014 and was then supplemented with an analysis of the Group’s work in relation to the UN Global Compact to which Mekonomen Group has been a signatory since 2013. In 2017, an analysis was done of the Group’s work in relation to the Annual Accounts Act and new requirements under GRI standards.
The materiality analysis was also put into a broader perspective with consideration of Mekonomen Group’s business strategy and competitiveness, as well as national and international trends, standards, expectations, guidelines and laws that are relevant to a responsible and sustainable business.
Mekonomen Group commits, in all levels of its business, to comply with the UN Global Compact’s principles on human rights, working conditions, the environment and anti-corruption. A clause regarding fulfilment of the UN Global Compact is included in all new and renewed supplier agreements. The principles are also a apart of the Group’s Code of Conduct. The 2017 Sustainability Report also constitutes our Communication on Progress Report to the UN Global Compact.
Since 2010, Mekonomen Group has reported the sustainability work and corporate social responsibility as a part of the annual report. This year’s Sustainability Report was prepared in observance of the requirements in the Swedish Annual Accounts Act and refers to the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Standards Core.