Acts of Responsibility

We change step by step

Responsibility in Alma Media means small and big acts of responsibility. It means that our employees act responsibly in their daily work.

On this page, we have collected a list of projects related to corporate responsibility and listed changes that we have made in our own activities in order to continuously develop Alma Media as a responsible business.

We update the list continuously because there are always things that can be improved. 
Social responsibility

Equality and diversity at work

Profesia, a Slovakian recruitment service company that is part of Alma Media Group, has launched at its home land a project that strives to help people with disabilities to find employment.

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Making the future working life smoother

Alma Media, KPMG, and Lähi-Tapiola jointly organise events that focus on the theme of changing working life, titled as Future Forerunners events.

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Lower CO2 emissions through lighting

New, energy efficient led lamps controlled by a smart system replaced the old fluorescent lights in the extensive lighting renovation project, completed in Alma Media's Tampere office.

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Media literacy for schoolchildren

Alma Media begun in 2018 a three-year long project which encourages Almamedians to visit schools as voluntary media literacy educators.

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Reducing CO2 emissions

Alma Media is one of the leading Finnish companies which have already set their science based carbon dioxide emission reductions targets.

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Workshops spark life in young people

In autumn 2018, a group of Helsinki-based young people facing challenging life circumstances took part in a three-month long arts workshop, organised by Alma Media, the Children and Youth Foundation and the City of Helsinki.

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For better schools

Schools need better leadership skills, felt Profesia, a Slovakian recruitment service company that is part of Alma Media Group, when the company grounded a working life academy for school principals in Slovakia in 2018.

Alma Media and Amos Rex in cooperation

Alma Media and Amos Rex, an art museum opened in Helsinki in 2018, concluded a three-year partnership agreement with the goal of diversely enabling young people to be heard.

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Getting energy-hungry properties under control

Alma Media signed an energy efficiency agreement concerning its properties in 2017. The agreement is part of a national energy efficiency program for years 2017-2025.

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A responsible taxpayer

Alma Media openly presents its tax footprint in its sustainability reports.

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Diversity Charter is a reminder of the importance of diversity

Alma Media has signed the Diversity Charter created by the corporate responsibility network FIBS. As an employer it has committed to develop the unique strengths of different employees and to understand their needs.

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Higher quality in marketing

Alma Media annually jointly organizes Agency of the Year competition that is meant for Finnish marketing agencies. The goal of the competition is to raise the general competence of the field.

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The GDPR is a major change

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes many new obligations on businesses regarding data processing and management.

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Data is a tool

Alma Media’s online services collect information on users in compliance with data protection regulations to support the continued development of service quality.

Social responsibility

Let’s get along with each other

Alma Media and the Finnish Children and Youth Foundation organised a panel discussion at the SuomiAreena 2017 event in Pori with the title “Hate speech, fake media and antagonism – young people’s advice for Finns”.

Social responsibility

Turning miners into coders

LMC, a Czech recruitment company and a subsidiary of Alma Media, launched a training project in late 2016 in southeastern Czech Republic, where the mining industry, which has been the traditional source of jobs in the region, is struggling with structural changes.

Social responsibility

Facts, please!

In the run-up to the 2018 presidential elections, Alma Media’s editorial offices established a joint fact checking team to evaluate the truthfulness of claims made by the candidates.

Responsible employer

At the mercy of the weather

There are few occupational accidents in Alma Media, the only exception being deliverers who work in all kinds of weathers. The unit is working hard to diminish to diminish deliverers' occupational accidents.

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Waste transport optimised at the printing press

Reorganising waste transports in Alma Media’s printing arm Alma Manu reduced the need for waste transportation by 13 per cent and saved money.

Social responsibility

One euro

Alma Media’s Czech-based recruitment company LMC provides its recruitment services to NGOs for a nominal fee of one euro, which sees the company reach out to the third sector in a gesture worth millions of euros per year.