Attendo and UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Attendo continuosly evaluates it's contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The contribution has three levels: goals where Attendo actively contribute, goals where Attendo has material impact, and goals unaffected by our operations.

In 2015, UN member states adopted Agenda 2030, a universal agenda that contains 17 Global Goals for Economically, Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Development.

The most recent evaluation shows that Attendo is actively contributing to the achievement of six of the UN's seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in its operations. In addition, Attendo has some material impact on an additional eight goals, while only three goals are not considered to be affected by Attendo's operations.

Attendo is actively contributing to 6 out of 17 SDG's

Goal 3 – Good health and well-being

Attendo’s business concept is to contribute with innovative, high-quality care services, which helps promote good health and well-being for people of all ages.

Goal 5 – Gender equality

Attendo has a high proportion of women employees, including managers, which contributes to increasing women’s influence and empowerment in business and in society as a whole.

Goal 8 – Decent work and economic growth

Attendo has a good and close relationship and cooperation with local unions and complies with applicable collective agreements that offer employees good working conditions and benefits.

Goal 10 – Reduced inequalities

Attendo actively spreads best working methods over its entire operational geographies, which increases health and care equality for people who need care.

Goal 11 – Sustainable cities and communities

Attendo builds care and nursing homes that contribute to urban development, make society inclusive, safe and sustainable and help local authorities offer publicly financed care of high quality to more people who need care.

Attendo has some material impact on 8 of 17 SDG's

  • Goal 4 – Quality education

  • Goal 6 – Clean water and sanitation

  • Goal 7 – Affordable and clean energy

  • Goal 9 – Industry, innovation and infrastructure

  • Goal 12 – Responsible consumption and production

  • Goal 13 – Climate action

  • Goal 14 – Life below water

  • Goal 15 – Life on land

Attendo has no impact on 3 of 17 SDG's

  • Goal 1 - No poverty

  • Goal 2 - Zero hunger

  • Goal 17 - Partnership for the goals

Read more about the UN Sustainable Development Goals at www.globalgoals.org.