In 2019, Nokian Tyres received a Silver Class distinction in the the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook.
In 2019, the Yearbook recognizes 458 companies from 36 countries. It showcases the sustainability performance of the world’s largest companies and includes the top 15% of companies in each industry, awarding the best performing firms with Gold, Silver or Bronze class medals.
Nokian Tyres was included in the top companies and received a Silver Class distinction.
In 2018, we were again included in the Dow Jones’ DJSI World sustainability index and were the second highest-ranking tire manufacturer.
We were also included in the DJSI Europe, which has even tighter criteria than the DJSI World. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is an annual sustainability assessment for large publicly traded companies, performed by the Swiss RobecoSAM.
We are included in the OMX GES Sustainability Finland GI index, which provides transparent, objective, and reliable information for making responsible investments. The companies are selected for the index based on their compliance with the requirements that focus on the management of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).
the United Nations' Global Compact initiative
Nokian Tyres signed the United Nation's Global Compact Initiative and registered as a supporting member in December, 2015. Signing the initiative further strengthens the Group's commitment to profitable business and responsible methods. More than 8,000 companies around the world are involved along with around 4,000 other participants such as citizens' associations and public-sector organizations. The ten principles of the initiative are consistent with Nokian Tyres' code of ethics and promoting these principles will reinforce our position as a responsible premium manufacturer.
the Chemical Industry Responsible Care programme
Nokian Tyres committed to the Chemical Industry Responsible Care Programme in January, 2015. The programme covers all fields related to the sustainability. The key areas of focus are the sustainable use of natural resources, the sustainability and safety of production and products, the wellbeing of the employees, and open dialogue and cooperation.
Dow Jones’ DJSI World sustainability index and DJSI Europe index
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is an annual sustainability assessment of large publicly traded companies by the Swiss RobecoSAM. For investors, this is a highly valued, comprehensive corporate sustainability assessment. RobecoSAM assesses corporate sustainability in terms of financial, social and environmental criteria. An independent assessment by an international company provides stakeholders – such as customers, investors and employees – with a reliable description of companies’ sustainability work.
In 2018, RobecoSAM invited over 3,500 of the world’s largest publicly traded companies from 47 countries to participate in the sustainability assessment. Based on the assessment, the top 10% of these companies were included in the DJSI World index as the most sustainable companies in the world.
THe OMX GES Sustainability Finland index
Nokian Tyres was qualified to the OMX Ges Sustainability Finland in December, 2012. The index is designed to provide investors with a liquid, objective and reliable benchmark for responsible investment. The benchmark index comprises of the 40 leading Nasdaq Helsinki listed companies in terms of sustainability. The index criteria are based upon international guidelines for environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The index is calculated by Nasdaq Helsinki in cooperation with GES Investment Services.
Corporate sustainability report 2018
Nokian Tyres plc has published its Corporate Sustainability Report for 2018. Report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards Core option, and it has been assured by an independent third party. The Corporate Sustainability report describes Nokian Tyres’ work on sustainability actions in 2018 in term of product liability and safety as well as, social, economic, and environmental responsibility.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2017
Nokian Tyres plc has published its Corporate Sustainability Report for 2017. Report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards Core option, and it has been assured by an independent third party. The Corporate Sustainability report describes Nokian Tyres’ work on sustainability actions in 2017 in term of product liability and safety as well as, social, economic, and environmental responsibility.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2016
Nokian Tyres plc has published its Corporate Sustainability Report for 2016. The report is based on the international, widely adopted GRI G4 guidelines that divide sustainability into three main groups (financial, environmental and social sustainability and their different subgroups). The presently published report is the in the interests of quality assurance.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2015
Nokian Tyres plc has published its Corporate Sustainability Report for 2015. The report is based on the international, widely adopted GRI G4 guidelines that divide sustainability into three main groups (financial, environmental and social sustainability and their different subgroups). The presently published report is the third GRI report from Nokian Tyres and, in the interests of quality assurance, it has now been externally assured for the first time.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2014
Nokian Tyres plc has published its GRI G4 compliant Corporate Sustainability Report, which is available at www.nokiantyres.com/company/sustainability. The report describes the activities of Nokian Tyres from the perspective of environmental, social and economic responsibility as part of an international value chain.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2013
The renewed Corporate Sustainability report, which has been implemented according to the revised GRI G4 guidelines, has been published as a web version. The report can be browsed through traditional navigation tools or through links in a GRI comparison table. The report can also be easily printed, either as a whole, or just by necessary sections defined by the user.
Corporate Sustainability Report 2012
Nokian Tyres published its first Corporate Sustainability Report that was drawn up according to the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) guidelines; it describes the goals, plans, actions, and results of the group’s sustainability programme in 2012. Added perspective has been introduced by describing Nokian Tyres’ activities from the past few years.
EMAS Report 2011
EMAS Report 2010
Environmental Report 2009
EMAS Report 2008
EMAS Report 2007
Environmental Report 2006
EMAS Report 2005
Environmental Report 2003
Nokian Tyres' certificates
- 1994 ISO 9001 Certificate (quality), Nokia factory
- 1995 BS 7750 Certificate (environmental), Nokia factory
- 1998 ISO 14001 Certificate (environmental), Nokia factory
- 2006 ISO 9001 and 14001 Certificates, Vsevolozhsk factory
- 2008 ISO 9001 and 14001 Certificates, Nokian Däck Ab
- 2013 ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certificate (quality), Nokian Tyres plc
- 2013 ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certificate (quality), Vsevolozhsk
- 2016 ISO/TS 16949:2009 Certificate (quality), Vianor Laitila
- 2017 ISO 14001 Certificate (environmental), Vianor Laitila
Examples of awards
- In year 2006 Honourable Mention in ”Environmentally friendly tyres” in the European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE) contest’s - Finnish series.