This page reports on Valio’s stakeholder work and affiliations to various organisations and associations. We strive for honest and respectful dialogue and to hear different perspectives in all our stakeholder and lobbying work.
Active dialogue is emphasised in Valio’s stakeholder work. For us, it is important to engage with local, national and international stakeholders and to learn from each other. In fact, this approach is embedded in Valio’s values: Consumer and Customer Focus, Responsibility, Renewal, and Collaboration. We strive for honest and respectful dialogue and to hear different perspectives in all our stakeholder and lobbying work.
We believe that companies have an important role in advancing many kinds of social themes; in fact, we want to actively engage in dialogue and exchange ideas with different actors in society, like political leaders, associations and organisations. Valio’s vision is to be the most innovative dairy and food company in the world. With our comprehensive research, product development and innovation expertise, we offer our stakeholders science-based information related to nutrition, health and food.
Valio’s lobbying and stakeholder work includes open dialogue with political leaders and other stakeholders. Valio is involved both in European and international dairy and food industry advocacy. The aim is to ensure that decision-makers have a sufficient understanding of industry-specific aspects and the facts needed to support decision-making. Valio is registered in the Transparency Register maintained by the European Parliament and Commission and has committed to compliance with its Code of Conduct.
The objective of Valio’s lobbying work is to promote Valio’s business, to obtain information about the future legislative environment and its development, and to proactively, constructively and openly inform decision-makers and other stakeholders about Valio’s business environment and its future.
Valio is an active social influencer with a key role in building and promoting the operating conditions for a responsible Finnish food industry.
We are involved in influencing the industry’s operating conditions, and we take an active role in the social debate. We actively influence regulations and projects that are relevant to our business operations.
Valio actively influence regulations and projects that are relevant to its business operations.
We engage in lobbying work by, e.g.
In Finland, e.g.:
In European dairy organisations:
In the International Dairy Federation (IDF). IDF participates in the drafting of international standards and promotes sustainable milk production.