Long-term development of the Group’s business requires an understanding of the environmental factors affecting operations, customers and other stakeholders. Increased global demand for raw materials, technological and digital advances, and the need to reduce negative climate impact are paramount among them. While continuous investment is required to meet these challenges, this development also presents opportunities for parties to collaborate, developing new business solutions and taking responsibility on the road to a circular economy.
The Group continuously analyzes global and local developments. It is also important to assess initiatives, such as UN Agenda 2030 and international agreements on climate impact and chemical use. The business community has an
important role to play in achieving the goals of Agenda 2030 and other targets set by global regulatory bodies.