Structure of the Corporate Responsibility Report

The Corporate Responsibility Report presents data related to 2013. It describes the company’s organisation and operations, and presents the main results related to corporate social responsibility (CSR) achieved during the review period.

The overall responsibility picture related to Hansel is illustrated by CSR-related megatrends, the company’s strategy, co-operation with stakeholders and the responsibility materiality matrix. The section also describes company’s administrative practices and gives a risk analysis.

The CSR aspects related to Hansel are approached from two directions in the report: firstly the CSR efforts concerning the company’s contract suppliers and customers, and secondly CSR in Hansel’s own operations. The framework agreements that have been granted an environmental label are listed in a separate table.

The structure of the report is based on the internationally approved Global Reporting Initiative GRI 4 guidelines (Core). These guidelines were updated in 2013. As required by the GRI guidelines, the report includes a table presenting the main content of the report, as well as guidance on where the information can be found. If information is not available, this is mentioned in the table alongside an explanation for the omission. Some elements of the information are included in the financial statements.

Hansel publishes its Corporate Responsibility Report in Finnish, Swedish and English at The report was verified by KPMG and is now for the first time published only in an online format.