Skanska wins Financial Times award for corporate responsibility and environment
ET | Source:Skanska AB
Yesterday Skanska was awarded the FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Award in
the category corporate resposibility and environment.
“We are very proud to win this prestigous award. It acknowledges the effort all
of Skanska, as well as its customers, subcontractors and suppliers puts in
everyday. Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. Whether it is
environmental matters, diversity, ethics or work place safety we want to be a
leader and push the development”, says Johan Karlström, CEO of Skanska AB.
Skanska was selected by a panel of experts, including Lionel Barber, Editor of
the Financial Times, and Lakshmi Mittal, chairman and chief executive of
ArcelorMittal. The award aims to highlight and celebrate businesses that have
exemplified boldness in their business activities during 2013. The Financial
Times points out Skanska’s work with the five zeros: zero accidents, zero
ethical breaches, zero loss-making projects and zero environmental incidents,
and how Skanska “champions sustainability throughout its value chain and
incorporates environmental concerns into every aspect of its design.”
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Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10-448 88 08
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Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction
groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential
projects and public-private partnerships. Based on its global green experience,
Skanska aims to be the clients' first choice for Green solutions. The Group
currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, in the US and
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange,
Skanska's sales in 2013 totaled SEK 136 billion.
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