Risk management and risks

Marimekko’s risk management is guided by the risk management policy approved by the Board of Directors, which defines the company’s risk management principles, objectives and responsibilities as well as the organization and monitoring of the risk management process.

Marimekko’s risk management aims to safeguard the smooth continuity of business operations and ensure stable profit development of the company. Comprehensive risk management is an ongoing, systematic process which involves identifying and evaluating key risks associated with the company’s operations and operating environment. The key risks comprise risks which could prevent the company from exploiting business opportunities or jeopardize or prevent the achievement of the strategic objectives of the Group or a Group company, or the continuity of operations or would otherwise have significant consequences for the company, its personnel or stakeholders. Risk management is an integral element of the company’s management and decision-making process, covering all of the Group’s functions.