Human rights and fair play - Mint of Finland

Respect for human rights and fair operating practices form the foundation for sustainable international project sales

The circulation coins business is global B2G (Business to Governments) project sales, where central banks or ministries of finance are the customers. In addition to this, Mint of Finland has a coin blank business, whose customers are mints, most of which are state agencies. Our customer base in the commemorative coins business consists of the Ministry of Finance and mostly commemorative coin retailers and consumers. The company has customers on four continents and an active network of representatives close to customers. The company also sources raw materials from selected global suppliers.

Mint of Finland has a set of ethical guidelines. The responsibility criteria applying to partners are enshrined in our Business Partner Code of Conduct.

The company has zero tolerance regarding any form of inappropriate behaviour, harassment, bullying, discrimination or corruption.

Mint of Finland has implemented the Whistleblow channel in order to enable the company’s employees as well as other stakeholders to anonymously report any activities contrary to our ethical guidelines. Work on implementing our Compliance Framework will continue in 2019 and Mint of Finland employees and company’s main business partners will complete code of conduct training during the year.

Everyone has human rights

Mint of Finland respects and complies with the principles enshrined in the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As an employer, we comply with the basic labour rights stated by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Mint of Finland never tolerates any kind of discrimination. The company sees diversity as an asset. Valuing cultural diversity is key to caring about and understanding other people and is a requirement for harmonious teamwork.

Mint of Finland does not accept child labour in any form. The company does not take part in human rights abuses or accept child exploitation in any form.

Fair play everywhere and every time

Mint of Finland does not accept corruption in any form. We comply with local legislation, we promote ethical ways of working and we require our stakeholders to do the same. We do not support political parties.