Together we make life better

We offer solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of consumers, society and the environment. We are aware of our environmental and climate impacts and take active measures to reduce them. To succeed in this, we have identified five key focus areas for our stakeholders and business operations.

To us, sustainability is the concrete actions from the dairy farm to the dinner table: from nutrition innovations that improve health to the way we produce milk, everything is executed in accordance with our goal-oriented sustainability programme.

Valio’s sustainability report 2018

Read the whole report and get a deeper understanding of our work on sustainability.

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Farmer owned co-operative

Farmer owned co-operative

Valio is a co-operative owned by 5,100 Finnish farms. We also pay all our profits back to the farmers.

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Innovations

Innovations

From the Nobel prize in chemistry to modern day innovations such as lactose free milk and Valio ValSa® milk salt and low-sugar snacks. Valio is a pioneer in healthy products.

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Animal welfare

Animal welfare

A healthy cow produces clean, high-quality milk. In January 2018, we began to pay a sustainability bonus to farms that invest more in animal welfare than is required by the law. By the end of 2018, 93 % of our milk was produced in these farms.

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Sustainable milk production

Sustainable milk production

Our responsibility is to actively reduce the environmental impacts of milk production. This is why we intend to cut milk’s carbon footprint in Finland to zero by 2035.

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Transparent procurement

Transparent procurement

The milk we use in Finland is among the pures in the world, and it contains no antibiotic residue. All of our suppliers and contractors are committed to our requirements, making Valio’s products safe and traceable.

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