The Group's strategic HR vision is that Holmen shall be a company distinguished by employees who, with courage, commitment and responsibility, perform at their best. Also, we believe that when our people are involved in and proud of Holmen, they are engaged in personal continued development and that of the company.
The combination of management by objectives and values-driven leadership is key in our leadership criteria. We believe that all employees have a contribution to make and want to take responsibility, as long as they are given the right conditions to do so in their work day-to-day. In this respect, it is important that managers are clear about the expectations, and employ Holmen’s core values to inform behavior and decisions. Combining management by objectives with values-driven leadership creates commitment and opportunities for the team to meet, and even exceed expectations.
Holmen's shared values are courage, commitment and responsibility.
Courage to act. Holmen's employees are action oriented and make decisions that lead to tangible results. The company rewards innovative thinking that leads to improvements and solves challenges. The Group believes in transparency internally within the company and with the surrounding community.
Commitment that is long term and sustainable. Holmen's employees work across boundaries and exploit skills, ideas and synergies. Holmen acts with clarity so that each employee understands what is required and expected. Everyone in the Group shows respect for each other and the world around us, and gives each other feedback in an approachable and constructive way.
Responsibility based on sensitivity and skills. Holmen's employees create participation by involving each other, sharing ideas and providing opportunities to exercise influence. Holmen takes action at an early stage and demonstrates drive when tackling challenges from the environment in which we operate and is proactive about improvement. Holmen's employees are professional in the way in which we run and develop our operations and we foster sustainable relationships with customers, stakeholders, colleagues and the surrounding community.
Read more about Holmens core values here.