SCA’s core values are responsibility, excellence and respect which form the basis of the sustainability profile and describe how we treat people, conduct operations, do business and contribute to the development of the local community. These relate to fundamental human rights and ethical requirements on operations, such as zero tolerance for corruption and victimization. The core values encompass company standards, sustainability across the value chain and justice and equality in the world around us. SCA has chosen to support the UN Global Compact and been a member since 2008.
The Group’s vision of zero workplace accidents means that all employees and other people working at the company’s facilities should return home healthy and unharmed from work. SCA runs the ZERO program to develop our shared health and safety culture through enhancing leadership and changing behavior.
Dedicated employees ensure profitable growth
SCA holds regular employee surveys where all employees can take part. The results are then used to draw up action plans to develop and improve SCA as employer. Participation in 2018 was high, just over 90%, and the survey reflects a high level of engagement.
Diversity in the workplace is a success factor and a development area for SCA. The company is actively striving to increase diversity by broadening its recruitment base, increasing awareness
within the Group and knowledge about the industry.
Community involvement for sustainable development
SCA’s operations generate direct and indirect values, such as job opportunities, revenues from timber sales for private forest owners and work opportunities for contractors and sub-suppliers.
Moreover, SCA enables income and experiences from hunting, fishing, recreation and associations. SCA thereby makes an active contribution to sustainable local communities and to
SCA will be a responsible company that participates in the community development and shows care about people and society. SCA strive to be a safe and inclusive employer where employees reach their full potential in a working environment characterized by respect for each other, the society and the nature. SCA protects all people's equal value and respect for one another, both within SCA and in the society at large.