In its everyday business activity, Valio Eesti (hereinafter Organisation) operates with responsibility, in compliance with the applicable legislation and legal requirements and with consideration to the expectations of stakeholders.
Valio Eesti’s operating policy and the responsibility of the organisation is divided into the following operating principles:
1. We produce high quality, delicious and innovative products
We offer high quality, delicious, functional and fresh products every day to the consumers.
We monitor and develop food safety pursuant to the principles of the ISO 22 000 standard:
2. Our activities are guided by client and product profitability
We manage the value chain of the company from the milk producer to the store in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 management system standard. We comply with the principles of ISO 17025 in the operations of the laboratory.
The principles of the quality management of the organisation are the following:
In our purchasing activities, we cooperate with partners whose values and goals are in line with those of Valio.
We openly and interactively mediate information about our products and activities and the effects thereof to stakeholders. Sharing information helps to carry out operation based on Valio’s values.
We comply with international requirements and guidelines of advertising. In our marketing communication, we comply with additional ethical principles such as the principle of truth, quality, good practice and safety.
3. We take personal responsibility and learn from the best
We are a reliable and a fair employer and we look after the well-being of our workers. Ensuring the satisfaction of workers with the work is an important part of developing management and cooperation skills. The goal is that workers can do meaningful work under excellent management and at a well-functioning position.
We protect workers against accidents at work and occupational diseases with our preventive occupational health activity.
The principles of occupational safety of the organisation are the following:
4. We ensure the future with ethically and economically sustainable production
Environmental management certificate ISO 14 001 applies to Valio’s operations in Finland and Estonia.
The principles of environmental management of the organisation are the following:
We take responsibility for the environment by obtaining technologies that reduce environmental impact, using raw materials and energy sparingly and promoting the use of recyclable and energy-efficient packaging. Risk assessment is an integral part of daily management, the objective of which is to identify risks associated with daily activities and to prevent adverse effects as much as possible. We are responsible for organising an insurance cover within the scope of our insurance policy.