For us, sustainability is about creating long-term value by integrating environmental, social, and financial risks, and opportunities in business strategy and operations. Integrating sustainability contributes to creating an attractive and flexible company that is equipped for a changeable business landscape.
Our vision – a sustainable and humane society
With a basis in our vision of a sustainable and humane society through digitization and innovation, we can be a positive force in matters relating to both environment and sustainability in a broader perspective.
Knowit is a member of the UN Global Compact, which means that we are to conduct business in an ethical manner, showing respect for our own employees and those of other companies, as well as minimize negative environmental impact.
With a basis in the principles, we strive to develop our operations in accordance with sound business practices and correct behavior in the areas of human rights, labor law, environment, and anti-corruption.
Our Code of Conduct, equality and diversity policy, and environmental policy are rules which govern and reflect our work in the sustainability field.
Sustainability strategy – Makers of a sustainable future
Being a facilitator and creating digital solutions together with our clients, with a positive impact on the sustainability challenges of society.
Knowit shall, together with clients and partners, work to actively contribute to the UN Agenda 2030 and the development of society, with a particular focus on positive environmental and climate impact, and increased inclusion. Knowit will follow up on the general sustainability target by following developments in three focus areas:
- By 2030, eighty percent of Knowit’s net sales shall contribute to at least one of the UN sustainable development goals where Knowit can make the largest difference.1
- Knowit is a climate-positive company in 2022 and shall halve its CO2e emissions before 2030.2
- Knowit shall be an inclusive workplace with an even gender distribution (40–60 percent over time) among executives at all levels.
1 In 2021, 67% of net sales contribute to at least one of the nine sustainable development goals where Knowit can make the largest difference. Among the 17 UN SDGs, Knowit has selected SDGs 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, and 16.
2 In accordance with the science-based targets established with 2019 as the index year and continuously reported in Knowit’s sustainability reporting.
Knowit – Nasdaq ESG Transparency Partner
Our continuous sustainability efforts meant that we were, in 2019, awarded the certificate “ESG Transparency Partner.” This is a certificate awarded to companies listed on Nasdaq which active work with sustainability.