Sustainability is one of Neste Oil’s four core values, and the company’s sustainability policy and the related principles and various guidelines in the area represent an integral and important part of the company’s management system.
Ultimate responsibility for approving the sustainability policy within Neste Oil lies with the Board of Directors, while President and CEO is responsible for establishing the company’s strategic approach to sustainability, and Neste Executive Board evaluates how it performs in terms of sustainability. Sustainability-related work is steered by the company’s Senior Vice President, Sustainability and HSSE, who is a member of the Neste Executive Board.
In addition to senior management, the Sustainability and HSSE organization is also closely involved in managing sustainability work and is responsible at Group level for occupational safety, sustainable development, corporate security, as well as the environment and product safety. It is also responsible for coordinating the implementation of actions in these areas, monitoring, and reporting in collaboration with business area and site organizations. The company's Chief Financial Officer is responsible for financial responsibility, while responsibility for the development of social responsibility is divided among several members of personnel. Personnel-related sustainability development , for example, is the responsibility of the HR organization and the Senior Vice President, HR. Read more about managing social responsibility.
Everybody has a role to play in promoting sustainability
Safety, environment, and other sustainability-related matters are reviewed regularly by the Board of Directors, the Neste Executive Board, the HSSE Management Team, and business area and site management teams. Every member of Neste Oil’s personnel engages in sustainability-related work through continuous safety work, for example.
Feedback from stakeholders is taken into account when developing sustainability. This feedback is collected through various surveys, as well as through ongoing, close interaction with a range of different stakeholder groups.