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Social responsibility in the Olav Thon Group

Sustainability is an important part of our everyday work – so people can sleep, work, shop and eat with a better conscience.

Ambitious goals for society, climate and the environment

We are fully aware of our social responsibility and have set ourselves ambitious goals to limit our footprint and contribute to green growth and sustainable development in society. This sets the course for our sustainability initiatives, which affect people and society, the climate and the environment.

Our sustainability efforts are built on our own strategy based on international frameworks. In our Sustainability Report, you can read about the progress we have made and how we plan to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

The Olav Thon Foundation gives back to society

We are committed to giving back to society. That is why the Olav Thon Foundation donates up to NOK 100 million each year to research, as well as to both large and small charitable organisations. Read more about how Thon gives back to society.

We are creative in all our endeavours

At the Olav Thon Group, we want to create value, secure jobs and contribute positively to the development of local communities. By focusing on well-being, engagement, creativity and trust, we pursue the following vision: We are creative in all our endeavours.

We believe that working systematically on sustainability and social responsibility helps us to advance our core business in the right direction.

Our sustainability initiatives

  • People and society

    We aim to be an inclusive workplace, with equality and diversity among employees.

  • Sustainable food

    By 2030, 70% of all food and drink will be short-haul, and food waste will be halved.

  • Environment and commitment

    Own emissions and impact on nature will be net zero by 2050.

  • Sustainable purchasing

    We work for ethical trade, and choose our purchases and suppliers carefully.

Explore our sustainability strategy

Sustainability library

To make it easier for partners and customers to find policies, reports and data, we have compiled everything in a 'sustainability library'.

Reports and data

Read more about social responsibility