Strategy and goals
Since the beginning of the 21st century Elanders has gone through an enormous transition from a traditional printing company with most of its business in Sweden to a global logistics group with operations on four continents. As a global logistics company, it has a citizen’s responsibility to work actively with social, ethical and environmentally-related issues.
Elanders’ materiality analysis and strategy consider risks, uncertainties and changes from a materiality perspective. It concerns both the physical environment characterized by climate change, changes in natural resource assets and disturbances in global value chains as well as the social environment where a transition to a more circular economy with lower carbon emissions is taking place. This entails making an adjustment to more sustainable company governance overall, along with different external expectations and demands. All these factors are weighed into the analysis and the compiled view of the risks the Group faces, and then taken into account in Elanders’ overriding business strategy and goals. This, in combination with a solid sustainability work, creates greater shareholder value and added-value for all the company’s stakeholders – for customers as well as investors and society.
Elanders will take an active role in logistics decarbonization and help customers meet their obligations to reduce carbon emissions in their
As part of this, Elanders has committed to reduction targets for greenhouse gas emissions generated within the Group. The reduction targets are both short- and long term.
Elanders will ensure that Group employees have job satisfaction by providing a safe and inspiring workplace. This will be achieved by:
- creating an engaging environment for everyone.
- ensuring a plethora of perspectives.
- ensuring all employees come home safe and sound by preventing deadly and life-changing incidents.
Elanders and its employees will support responsible business methods by
- compliance with Elanders’ Code of Conduct in the Group.
- sustainable purchasing.
- that data is protected and handled with respect.