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GRI 102 General Standard Disclosures

   
2016
102-1 Name of the organisation Kesko in brief and key indicators          
102-2 Activities, brands, products and services Divisions          
102-3 Location of headquarters Kesko in brief and key indicators          
102-4 Location of operations Kesko in brief and key indicators          
102-5 Ownership and legal form Kesko in brief and key indicators          
102-6 Markets served

Kesko in brief and key indicators

         
102-7 Scale of the organisation Kesko in brief and key indicators          
102-8 Information on employees and other workers Responsibility programme/Working community  

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.

No distribution by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the
information in 2018.

 X    
102-9 Supply chain 204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers, Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections          
102-10 Significant changes to the organisation and its supply chain Review by the President and CEO          
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Operating environment          
102-12 External initiatives Responsibility management/Management model          
102-13 Membership of associations Activities in organisations          
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Review by the President and CEO          
102-15 Key impacts, risks and opportunities Operating environment, Value creation, Stakeholders, Responsibility programme          
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behaviour Policies and principles, Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance      X    
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Notification of concerns and non-compliances      X    
102-18 Governance structure Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-19 Delegating authority Responsibility management/Management model          
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics EVP, CFO; EVP, Human Resources, Corporate Responsibility and Regional Relations   Both are members of the Group Management Board. Reporting model      
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics Stakeholders          
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees

Board of Directors, Corporate Governance Statement 2017

         
102-23 Chair of the highest govenance body Board of Directors          
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-25 Conflicts of interest Corporate Governance Statement 2017, K Code of Conduct   Kesko complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies.      
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Corporate Governance Statement 2017, Responsibility management/Management model          

102-28

Evaluating the highest governance body's performance Corporate Governance Statement 2017 Only the Board's self-assessment has been reported.        
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting Corporate Governance Principles          
102-33 Communicating critical concerns Stakeholders, Corporate Governance Statement 2017          
102-35 Remuneration policies Remuneration Statement 2017          
102-40 List of stakeholder groups Stakeholders          
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Freedom of association and collective bargaining      X    
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Stakeholders          
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Stakeholders          
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Stakeholders          
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Note 5.2 to the consolidated financial statements          
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Materiality assessment, Reporting principles          
102-47 List of material topics Materiality assessment          
102-48 Restatements of information Changes reported in connection with topic-specific information.          
102-49 Changes in reporting No significant changes.          
102-50 Reporting period Reporting principles          
102-51 Date of most recent report Reporting principles          
102-52 Reporting cycle Reporting principles          
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Contact information          
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Reporting principles          
102-55 GRI content index GRI, UNGC and SDG index          
102-56 External assurance Reporting principles          
               

GRI 103 Management approach

 
2016
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary Boundaries of responsibility programme themes          
103-2 The management approach and its components Responsibility programme          
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach Responsibility programme          

Topic-specific content

   
Topic-specific content is reported regarding aspects identified as material.      
               
Economic impacts
201
Economic performance
8
2016
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Economic performance,
Responsibility programme/Society/Kesko's community investments
         
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Economic performance Monetary evaluations or realisations have not been reported for risks and opportunities. Information is not available, as climate change is to difficult estimate.    X    
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Economic performance          
201-4 Financial assistance received from government Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Economic performance          
203
Indirect economic impacts
9
2016
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported Responsibility programme/Customers/Store network          
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Indirect economic impacts          
204
Procurement practices
16
2016
204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Responsibility programme/Society/Indirect economic impacts          
205
Anti-corruption
16
2016
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance/Anti-corruption

The number and percentage of business units have not been reported. Information is not available as the risks related to corruption are part of a wider assessment of business risks.

Risks related to corruption are discussed as part of Kesko's risk management. Key risks are identified and assessed regularly throughout the year.  X    
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance/Anti-corruption Percentages have not been reported by personnel group or geographical region. Information is not available.    X    
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance/Anti-corruption      X    
206
Anti-competitive behaviour
16
2016
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance/Anti-competitive behaviour          
 
Environmental impacts
301
Materials
13
2016
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials Responsibility programme/Environment/Effluents and waste Percentage calculation model in accordance with the GRI standard is not applicable to Kesko's operations.        
302
Energy
13
2016
302-1 Energy consumption within the organisation Responsibility programme/Environment/Energy     X    
302-2 Energy consumption outside the organisation Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions Only limited information on energy consumption outside the organisation is compiled for Scope 3 review (305-3).   X    
302-3 Energy intensity Responsibility programme/Environment/Energy     X    
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Responsibility programme/Environment/Energy     X    
303
Water
6
2016
303-1 Water withdrawal by source Responsibility programme/Environment/Water     X    
304
Biodiversity
15
2016
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity Responsibility programme/Environment/Biodiversity     X    
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Responsibility programme/Environment/Biodiversity     X    
305
Emissions
13
2016
 305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions          
 305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions Emissions from district heat in Finland and emissions in the other operating countries have not been reported according to the market-based method because the information was not available.   X    
 305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions     X    
 305-4 GHG emissions intensity Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions     X    
 305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions     X    
 305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions Responsibility programme/Environment/Emissions     X    
 306
Effluents and waste
13
2016
 306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Responsibility programme/Environment/Effluents and waste     X    
 
Food waste
12
 
- Food waste Responsiblity programme/Environment/Food waste   Material topic without applicable standard. X    
 
Social impacts
 401
Employment
 8
2016
 401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Responsibility programme/Working community/Employment Only exit turnover by country reported.   X    
 401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Responsibility programme/Working community/Employment Benefits exceeding the statutory level have not been reported in detail.
Practices vary in different operating countries.
       
 402
Labour/Management relations
8
2016
 402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance/Labour/Management relations Arrangements  compliant to  legislation. Legislation does not define minimum notice periods at the precision required by GRI.   X    
 403
Occupational health and safety
 3
 2016
 403-1 Workers' representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees Responsibility programme/Working committee/Occupational health and safety Percentage of employees has not been reported. Information not available.        
 403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Responsibility programme/Working committee/Occupational health and safety Not reported by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2018. Reporting does not cover suppliers and service providers.        
 404
Training and education
4
 2016
 404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Responsibility programme/Working community/Training and education Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.   X    
 404-2 Programmes for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programmes Responsibility programme/Working community/Training and education          
 404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Responsibility programme/Working community/Training and education Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.   X    
 405
Diversity and equal opportunity
10
 2016
 405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Responsibility programme/Working community/Diversity and equal opportunity, Corporate Governance Statement 2017 Not reported by age category. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2018.   X    
 405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Responsibility programme/Working community/Diversity and equal opportunity The ratio of basic salary of men and women has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2018.   X    
 406
Non-discrimination
 10
2016
 406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Non-discrimination     X    
 407
Freedom of association and collective bargaining
 8
 2016
 407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Freedom of association and collective bargaining     X    
 412
Human rights assessments
 16
 2016
 412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Human rights assessments     X    
 412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Human rights assessments     X    
 414
 Supplier social assessment
 8
2016
 414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Supplier social assessment The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.        
 414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Supplier social assessment          
 415
Public policy
 16
 2016
 415-1 Political contributions Responsibility programme/Good corporate governance and finance/Public policy     X    
 416
Customer health and safety
 3
 2016
 416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Customer health and safety Percentage calculation model in accordance with the GRI standard is not applicable to Kesko's operations.        
 416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Customer health and safety          
 417
Marketing and labelling
 12
 2016
 417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labelling Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Marketing communications and product information          
 417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labelling Responsibility programme/Responsible purchasing and sustainable selections/Marketing communications and product information          
 417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications Responsibility programme/Good corporate and finance/Non-compliance concerning marketing communications          
 418
Customer privacy
 16
 2016
 418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Responsibility programme/Good corporate goverance and finance/Customer privacy          
 419
Socioeconomic compliance
 16
 2016
 419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area Responsibility programme/Good corporate goverance and finance/Socioeconomic compliance