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KWH Group’s second sustainability report published

The KWH Group published its second Group-wide sustainability report at the end of May. The report describes the KWH Group’s objectives, tools and actions to promote sustainability. It also presents the key sustainability indicators for the KWH Group and its business groups.

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We support relief efforts in Ukraine

The KWH Group and our four divisions Mirka, KWH Logistics, KWH Freeze and Prevex donate a total of € 25,000 to support various relief efforts in war-torn Ukraine. Most go to the Finnish Red Cross (FRK). Support is also given to Nada Nord ra, which arranges bus transports from Poland to Pietarsaari, Finland for women and children fleeing Ukraine.

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The KWH Group supports universities

The KWH Group has donated Åbo Akademi university and Svenska Handelshögskolan (Hanken) university both EUR 10 000 to their funding campaigns. They both have campuses in Vaasa. Hanken’s donation is for the university in general and Åbo Akademi’s donation is allocated to technics.

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The KWH Group is Finland’s 120th largest company in terms of turnover

In this year’s Talouselämä 500 survey, the KWH Group is the 120th largest company in Finland in terms of turnover. Our ranking has improved with one place since a year ago. Among others, Valmet Automotive and Schenker were placed after us. Among family businesses, we are ranked 14th largest in terms of turnover.

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Covid 19 -pandemic caused surprises in KWH Group’s result

The KWH Group was also hit hard by the Covid 19 -pandemic in the Spring 2020, but the situation improved sharply towards the end of the year. After the crash in the spring, our operations recovered strongly, operating profit was better than last year, and sales fell only by two per cent.