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General Standard Disclosures

       
 Strategy and Analysis    
G4-1 Statement from the President and CEO Review by the President and CEO      
G4-2 Key impacts, risks and opportunities Our operating environment,
Description of value creation, Opportunities and risks related to the operating environment,
We listen to our stakeholders
Responsibility
programme
     
 Organisational Profile    
G4-3 Name of the organisation Kesko in brief      
G4-4 Primary trademarks/brands, products and services Kesko in brief,
Divisions in brief
     
G4-5 Location of the organisation's headquarters Kesko in brief      
G4-6 Number of operating countries and names of countries where the organisation operates or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report Kesko in brief      
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form Kesko in brief
Welfare for society
     
G4-8 Markets served Kesko in brief      
G4-9 Scale of organisation Kesko in brief      
G4-10 Total number of employees by employment contract, region and gender Social impacts/Employees No distribution by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016–2018. There are no independent entrepreneurs among Kesko employees, nor does suppliers' or hired labour perform a significant part of the work. There are no significant seasonal fluctuations in the number of employees. x
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements Social impacts/Human rights     x
G4-12 Organisation's supply chain Our operating environment,
Purchasing practices
     
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organisation's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain Review by the President and CEO, Kesko in brief, Divisions in brief, Divisions, Stock exchange release on 16 March 2015 and 27 May 2015   In 2015, divisional structure was changed. Anttila Oy was divested.  
G4-14 Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation Our operating environment      
G4-15 Externally developed charters, principles or initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses Responsibility management
Responsibility monitoring and steering
     
G4-16 Memberships of associations and advocacy organisations Activities in organisations      
 Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries    
G4-17 Entities included in the organisation's consolidated financial statements Identified material
aspects of corporate
responsibility
     
G4-18 Process of defining the report content Identified material
aspects of corporate
responsibility
     
G4-19 Material aspects Identified material
aspects of corporate
responsibility
, Responsibility monitoring and steering
     
G4-20 Aspect boundary for each material aspect within the organisation Identified material
aspects of corporate
responsibility
     
G4-21 Aspect boundary for each material aspect ouside the organisation Identified material
aspects of corporate
responsibility
     
G4-22 Restatements of information provided in previous reports Changes reported in connection with relevant performance indicators.      
G4-23 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries No significant changes.      
 Stakeholder Engagement    
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged in the organisation We listen to our stakeholders      
G4-25 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage We listen to our stakeholders      
G4-26 Organisation's approach to stakeholder engagement We listen to our stakeholders      
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement We listen to our stakeholders,
Product responsibility/
Marketing
communications
     
 Report Profile    
G4-28 Reporting period GRI Report Profile      
G4-29 Date of the most recent previous report GRI Report Profile      
G4-30 Reporting cycle GRI Report Profile      
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report of its contents Contact information      
G4-32 GRI content index GRI G4 Content Index, GRI Report Profile      
G4-33 Organisation's policy with regard to external assurance GRI Report profile, Independent Assurance Report      
 Governance    
 Governance Structure and Composition    
G4-34 Governance structure of the organisation and committees Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-35 Delegating authority Management model      
G4-36 Positions with responsibility Senior Vice President, CFO and Senior Vice President for Corporate Responsibility, Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Brand and Marketing Steering and Development.      
G4-37 Consultation with stakeholders We listen to our stakeholders, Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-38 Composition of the Board of Directors Board of Directors,
Corporate Governance Statement 2015
     
G4-39 Position of the Chair of the Board Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-40 Selection of the Board Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-41 Processes to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided Corporate Governance Statement 2015   Kesko complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies.  
 Board's Role in Setting the Organisation's Purpose, Values and Strategy    
G4-42 Board's role in setting the organisation's purpose, values and strategy Corporate Governance Statement 2015, Management model      
 Board's Competencies and Performance Evaluation    
G4-44 Board's performance evaluation Corporate Governance Statement 2015 Only the Board's self-assessment has been reported.    
 Board's Role in Risk Management    
G4-45 Board's role in the identification and management of risks Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-46 Reviewing the effectiveness of risk management Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
G4-47 Frequency of risk reviews Corporate Governance Statement 2015      
 Board's Role in Sustainability Reporting    
G4-48 Formal approval of the organisation's sustainability report Management model      
 Board's Role in Evaluating Economic, Environmental and Social Performance    
G4-49 Communicating critical concerns We listen to our stakeholders,
Corporate Governance Statement 2015
     
 Remuneration and Incentives    
G4-51 Remuneration policies for the Board and senior executives Corporate Governance Statement 2015, Remuneration Statement 2015      
 Ethics and Integrity    
G4-56 Organisation's values, principles and codes Management model,
Responsibility monitoring
and steering/Responsible operator
    x
G4-58 Reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behaviour Responsibility monitoring
and steering/Responsible operator
    x

Specific Standard Disclosures

       
Specific Standard Disclosures are reported regarding aspects identified as material.
       
 Disclosure on Management Approach    
  Disclosure of management approach (DMA) Responsibility monitoring and steering, Responsibility programme, Management model      
 Economic Impacts    
 Economic Performance    
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Economic impacts/Economic performance      
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organisation's activities due to climate change Economic impacts/Economic performance Monetary evaluations or realisations have not been reported.   x
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organisation's defined benefit plan obligations Economic impacts/Economic performance      
G4-EC4 Financial assistance received from government Economic impacts/Economic performance      
 Indirect Economic Impacts    
G4-EC7 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported Economic impacts/Indirect
economic impacts
     

 

G4-EC8

Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts Economic impacts/Indirect
economic impacts
     
 Procurement Practices    
G4-EC9 Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation Economic impacts/Procurement practices      
 Environmental Impacts    
 Energy    
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organisation Environmental impacts/Energy     x
G4-EN5 Energy intensity Environmental impacts/Energy     x
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental impacts/Energy     x
 Water    
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source Environmental impacts/Water     x
G4-EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Environmental impacts/Water     x
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused Environmental impacts/Water     x
 Biodiversity    
G4-EN11 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas Environmental impacts/Bio-diversity     x

G4-EN12

Description of significant impacts of actitivies, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

Environmental impacts/Biodiversity

    x
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored Environmental impacts/Biodiversity     x
G4-EN14 Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk Environmental
impacts/Biodiversity
    x
 Emissions    
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) Environmental
impacts/Emissions
    x
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) Environmental
impacts/Emissions
    x
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) Environmental
impacts/Emissions
    x
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity Environmental
impacts/Emissions
    x
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Environmental
impacts/Emissions
Review has not been made in CO2e tonnes.   x
G4-EN21 NOx , SOx and other significant air emissions Environmental impacts/Emissions     x
 Effluents and Waste    
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination Environmental impacts/Effluents
and waste
  Effluents from Kesko's operations are discharged into municipal sewage systems. There is no water discharge referred to by GRI from Kesko's operations. x
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Environmental
impacts/Effluents
and waste
    x
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills Environmental
impacts/Effluents
and waste
    x
 Products and Services    
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitagation of environmental impacts of products and services Responsibility programme   GRI indicator is not suitable for Kesko's operations. Information material to Kesko is presented in the strategy report and the responsibility programme.  
G4-EN28 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category Environmental impacts/Effluents and waste   GRI indicator is not suitable for Kesko's operations. Information material to Kesko is presented in the strategy report and in EN23.  
 Supplier Environmental Assessment    
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria   Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016–2018.   x
 

 Social Impacts

    
 Labour Practices and Decent Work    
 Employment    
G4-LA1 Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region Social impacts/Employees Turnover rate has not been reported by age group and gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016–2018.   x
G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant location of operation Social impacts/Employees Benefits exceeding the statutory level have not been reported in detail. Varying practices in different operating countries.    
 Labour/Management Relations
 

 

 

 
G4-LA4 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements Social impacts/Employees     x
 Occupational Health and Safety    
G4-LA5 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programmes Social impacts/Employees Percentage of employees has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016.    

G4-LA6

Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender Social impacts/Employees Reporting does not cover suppliers. Not reported by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016–2018.    
 Training and Education    
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category Social impacts/Employees Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.   x
G4-LA10 Programmes for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings Social impacts/Employees      
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category Social impacts/Employees Not reported by employee category. Information not available.   x
 Diversity and Equal Opportunity
 

 

 

 
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity Social impacts/Employees Not reported by age group or minority group. Information not available/material. The aim is to report age group information in 2016–2018.   x
 

Equal Remuneration for Women and Men

     
G4-LA13 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation Social impacts/Employees The ratio of basic salary of men and women has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016–2018.   x
 Supplier Assessment for Labour Practices    
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labour practices criteria Social impacts/Human rights The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.    
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labour practices in the supply chain and actions taken Social impacts/Human rights      
 Labour Practices Grievance Mechanisms
 

 

 

 
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labour practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms   The aspect identified as material. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2018–2020.    
 Human Rights    
 Non-discrimination    
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Social impacts/Human rights     x
 

 Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

    
G4-HR4 Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at a significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights Social impacts/Human rights,
Responsibility monitoring and steering
  Kesko has not identified operations, in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining had been violated or at a significant risk. x
 Human Rights Assessment    
G4-HR9 Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Social impacts/Human rights The Group's human rights assessment will be completed in 2016. Customers, employees, supply chains and immediate operating environment have been identified as key objects of assessment.   x
 Supplier Human Rights Assessment
 

 

 

 
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria Social impacts/Human rights The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.   x
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Social impacts/Human rights     x
 

Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms

    
G4-HR12 Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms   The aspect identified as material. Information not available. Reporting is being developed according to the schedule the BSCI grievance mechanism is developed.   x
 Society    
 Anti-corruption    
G4-SO3 Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified Social impacts/Society The number and percentage of assessments have not been reported. Risks related to corruption have not been specified in detail. Risks related to corruption are discussed as part of Kesko's risk management. Key risks are identified and assessed regularly throughout the year. x
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures Social impacts/Society Percentages have not been reported. Information not available.   x
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Social impacts/Society     x
 Public Policy    
G4-SO6 Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary Social impacts/Society     x
 Anti-competitive Behaviour    
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes Social impacts/Society      
 

Compliance

    
G4-SO8 Monatery value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations Social impacts/Society      
 Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society    
G4-SO11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms   The aspect identified as material. We monitor the development of the reporting practice.    
 Product Responsibility    
 Customer Health and Safety    
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement Social impacts/Product responsibility Percentages have not been reported. Information is not available.    
G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes Social impacts/Product responsibility      
 

Product and Service Labelling

    
G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organisation's procedures for product and service information and labelling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements Social impacts/Product responsibility      
G4-PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labelling, by type of outcomes Social impacts/Product responsibility      
G4-PR5 Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction Social impacts/Product responsibility      
 Marketing Communications    
G4-PR6 Sale of banned or disputed products Social impacts/Product responsibility      
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes Social impacts/Product responsibility      
 Customer Privacy    
G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Social impacts/Product responsibility      
 Compliance    
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services Social impacts/Product responsibility