Solita publishes comprehensive Sustainability Report for 2022

Published22 Jun 2023

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The technology, data and design company Solita has released its comprehensive Sustainability Report, highlighting its commitment to responsible business, people, and environmental sustainability. The report summarises the company’s long-term investments in sustainable growth, responsible business practices, as well as sustaining a company culture to support people’s well-being and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Read more: Solita’s Sustainability Report 2022

The report provides detailed insights into the company’s approach to sustainability. Solita has grown responsibly already for more than 25 years, committing to its people, customers, environment, and responsible business practices.

“At Solita, our commitment to sustainability is deeply rooted in our core values. We believe in the power of technology to create a better tomorrow, and we understand that to do so, we must grow sustainably and responsibly. Our first-ever report summarises our long-standing commitment and outlines a roadmap for our future efforts,” commented Ossi Lindroos, CEO of Solita. “We can build better-performing societies, companies and even ourselves as individuals by committing to sustainability. Moreover, it is the right thing to do. Solita and Solitans are committed to generating lasting impact for a brighter tomorrow.”

Committing to the ten principles of the UN Global Compact

Since 2019, Solita has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact initiative, which is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The company is committed to the initiative’s Ten Principles, which relate to human rights, labour, environment, and anti-corruption goals. In addition to the principles of the UN Global Compact, Solita has also made separate commitments regarding its sustainability focus areas of people, the environment and responsible business. The report gives an overview of all on-going initiatives in the different sectors.

Some of the company’s key initiatives to drive sustainability in 2022 included:

  • The company’s ESG efforts were advanced through company-wide working groups and group leadership team discussions
  • The company organised diversity and inclusion (DEI) training for all employees, and conducted a DEI study to identify areas for improvement
  • Solita obtained ISO 14001:2015 certification and calculated the carbon footprint of the company
  • Solita compensated all 2022 emissions (scopes 1, 2 and 3) that the company was unable to avoid
  • A partner screening and selection process and a quarterly monitoring mechanism were established, to ensure supply chain responsibility
  • An ethical sounding board for debating customer cases was founded
  • Regular sustainable Solita info sessions and new e-learning courses related to GDPR and confidentiality were introduced
  • Solita earned the Silver EcoVadis Medal, placing us among the top 25% of companies assessed by EcoVadis. Solita also reaffirmed its support of the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact in the areas of Human Rights, Labour, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

“Our people are the heartbeat of Solita and we achieve the best impact on our efforts together with our great crew in six countries. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, heard, and included. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is not only the right thing to do; it’s also essential for our success”, stated CHRO Outi Sivonen, who heads the company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Solita invites everyone to read the report and join on their journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

For more information

Ossi Lindroos, CEO, [email protected], +358 040 750 7637

Outi Sivonen, Chief HR Officer, [email protected], +358 50 392 6789

Minna Pinola, Director of Communications, [email protected], +358 40 5166 024

Read the report