Code of Ethics

Our business practices are founded on honesty, transparency and fair play.

This code of ethics is based on our company values and the principles of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

Our code of ethics guides everything we do: all our work with our employees, service providers, suppliers and business partners.

Compliance with laws, rules and regulations

Kokkolan Nahka conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Human rights

We treat all our employees with respect and dignity and ensure that they have equal opportunities in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

We do not accept the use of child labour, any form of forced labour or any other violation of human rights.

We respect the dignity, privacy and rights of each individual and do not tolerate any kind of discrimination, threats, harassment or abuse.


We respect our employees’ freedom of association and the right of all workers to form and join a trade union of their choice without fear of intimidation or reprisal.

We comply with applicable collective agreements.

We ensure that our employees work in a safe environment.

We offer our employees appropriate training and human resources development opportunities.

Anti-corruption and the integrity of business operations

At Kokkolan Nahka, we are committed to open communications and fair competition. The company is not complicit in any illegal or restrictive business transactions.


Kokkolan Nahka’s business strategy is based on the principles of corporate environmental responsibility and sustainable development.

We are committed to implementing all measures and methods that reduce or eliminate the harmful environmental effects of our business operations.

We adhere to the EU’s sustainable hunting agreement.

We comply with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Community relations

We want to play an active role in our local community.

Kokkolan Nahka requires all of its business partners to comply with this code of ethics, and reserves the right to require from its business partners a written account of how they implement this code, and – where necessary – will demand corrective measures to be taken if such partners are to continue collaborating with our company.