Sustainability at Bittium in 2017

Responsible Interaction with all Stakeholders

  • Long-term value formation
  • Responsible operations
  • Reporting and transparency
    requirements on listed companies
  • Bittiumīs long-term goals, vision, strategic processes, updates to strategic measures and continuous monitoring
  • The Corporate Governance Statement that is published on the Bittium website
  • Meeting financial targets, financial processes, procedures and practices, taking into account local accounting legislation and reporting schemes as well as the special requirements on listed companies
  • Risk management processes and monitoring practices. 
  • Taking environmental, social and financial responsibility perspectives into account in business
  • Competitive products and services
  • Reliability and security principles
  • Environmental sustainability and sustainable development
  • CAPA, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions
  • Customer satisfaction surveys and improvement measures
  • Improvement in cooperation with the customers
  • Efficient, certified quality (ISO9001, ISO13485 and AQAP2110) and environmental systems (ISO14001, ETJ+/ISO50001)
  • Observing responsibility standards, including OHSAS 18001 
    (Occupational Healthy and Safety Assessment)
  • Responsible business (e.g. anti-corruption instructions)
  • Efficient, transparent and agile operating models for developing products and services in cooperation with the customers and partners
  • Risk management processes and regular monitoring practices
  • Product development in secure systems that can be audited (e.g. ISO27001, Katakri 2015)
  • Equal treatment and open interaction
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Well-being at work
  • Annual employee survey
  • Transparent information sharing and interaction with personnel, for example, the Ask Management discussions between the management and personnel
  • Updating the Bittium values
  • Quarter Chat discussions between supervisors and employees, coaching as a framework for supervisory work
  • Benefits and services that support well-being, such as occupational healthcare, sport, culture and lunch vouchers and personnel events
  • Plans and instructions related to occupational safety, its promotion and equality, such as the VARTU model, equality plan and Industrial Safety action plan
Suppliers and
other third parties
  • Long-term business partnerships
  • Fair and responsible procedures
  • Bittiumīs requirements on suppliers applied to the volume or position of suppliers and third parties (including responsibility requirements, such as the anti-corruption guidelines)
  • CAPA, Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions
  • Development in cooperation with suppliers
  • The requirements of applicable standards, such as the quality (ISO9001, ISO13485 and AQAP2110) and environmental systems (ISO14001)
  • Complying with the responsibility standards, including OHSAS 18001 
    (Occupational Healthy and Safety Assessment)
  • Risk management processes and regular monitoring practices
  • Secure operating principles (information security)
  • Compliance with acts and regulations
  • Linking sustainability to the strategy and business, risk management
  • Transparency and reliable reporting
  • Bittium Corporate Governance Statement
  • Bittium sustainability report, release of the anti-bribery principles
  • Transparent risk management reporting within Bittium
    Reliable reporting, transparent marketing communications
  • Tax cooperation with, for example, the Finnish corporate tax centre
  • Responsible corporate citizenship
  • Sustainable operations, low emissions
  • Research cooperation
  • Connections with Bittiumīs internal values
  • New energy-efficient premises, incl. the use of solar power, high LEED energy efficiency level
  • R&D cooperation with higher education institutes and researchers
  • Cooperation in the planning of curricula for universities and universities of applied sciences
  • Visiting lectures and student visits at Bittium