Terveystalo and responsibility
Responsibility is a core value for Terveystalo. Above all, we want to promote the health and well-being of our customers and personnel. We also create positive impacts on the entire society around us and promote ethical business practices throughout our value chain. Our aim is also to minimize our environmental impacts in all of our operations and products.
Our sustainability and corporate responsibility efforts are guided by Terveystalo’s Code of Conduct, our common values and strategic goals as well as the responsibility themes that are essential to our stakeholders. We regularly monitor the results of our work pertaining to sustainability and corporate responsibility.
Terveystalo’s responsibility themes
Our key commitments and sustainability indices
We are committed to the principles of the UN Global Compact initiative, according to which we promote human rights, labour rights, environmental efforts and anti-corruption. In 2020, we analyzed our operations and business strategy in relation to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From among the 17 goals, we selected the ones that are most relevant to us. We made a commitment to actively promote eight sustainable development goals.
Terveystalo is the first Finnish health service provider to receive the ISS ESG Prime sustainability rating. This means we meet the high sustainability standards of ISS ESG in our industry and we are in the top 10 percent globally in the ISS ESG Prime rating framework. Our scores were better than average particularly in the areas of quality, patient safety, employee relations, and the working environment.
In 2021, Terveystalo received a rating of AA+ (Excellent+) in the Upright Project’s assessment of the company’s net impact on society. The rating is higher than 93.3% of all of the evaluated companies, 96.1% higher than the companies listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and 50% higher than other health care companies. Net impact refers to the difference between positive and negative impacts, i.e. the comprehensive net value creation of companies. The Net Impact Scorecard is an indicator of what resources a company uses and what it achieves with those resources. Inspired by credit ratings, the scorecard summarizes each company’s net impact using a rating scale of AAA-CC.
Terveystalo is a member of the Finnish corporate responsibility network FIBS, a member of the Climate Leadership Coalition (CLC) -network and an official partner of Helsinki Pride 2021.
In 2021, Terveystalo completed the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) comprehensive climate assessment for the first time and was awarded a rating of C.