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Ethics in business

 

At Alma Media, we take responsibility for our business operations. Our Code of Conduct is firmly rooted in our company’s purpose of building sustainable growth for individuals, companies and society. We promote financially, ecologically, socially and culturally sustainable development both in our own operations and as part of the broader industry, and we also promote the characteristics of corporate responsibility in the industry, such as the reliability of media content and digital services, environmental responsibility and promoting freedom of speech.

The principles of openness and interactivity guide our operations as part of communities. For our part, we are committed to maintaining a transparent business environment and conducting our operations responsibly and ethically. 

Alma Media’s Code of Conduct applies to all employees of Alma Media and its subsidiaries regardless of their position in the organisation and the nature of their employment. The Code of Conduct is supplemented by additional guidelines and principles issued by the Alma Media Group.  We also require our subcontractors and other business partners to observe these principles. 

Our Code of Conduct guides the work of Alma Media’s employees with respect to the management of customer relationships and partnerships, ensuring fair competition and promoting sustainable development, for example. 

Our Code of Conduct has been approved by Alma Media’s Board of Directors and it is available in 11 languages.


Reporting suspected misconduct 

It is important for us that the principles laid out in our Code of Conduct are implemented and adhered to in practice.

If you observe any violations related to compliance with Alma Media’s Code of Conduct, the Group’s other operating principles or legislation, report these observations via the Alma Whistleblow channel.

The whistleblowing channel is not intended for customer feedback, news tips or reporting problems related to personal disputes. For ordinary correspondence pertaining to Alma Media’s operations, customer feedback and enquiries, please send an e-mail to our customer service (the contact details for our various services and media are available here: https://www.almamedia.fi/en/contacts) or send an e-mail to almamedia(a)almamedia.fi.

The Alma Whistleblow channel is secure and confidential. To ensure confidentiality, the channel is maintained by an external partner (WhistleB). The reports are submitted via encrypted connections and protected by passwords. All reports are handled in strict confidence.

Alma Whistleblow is available in 11 languages.