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Our Purpose and Values

Our Purpose and our Values are the central guiding force in day-to-day operations and decisions. They define our culture - from talent-management to business processes to customer relationships.

Our purpose is:

We Build for a Better Society
Through our great variety of projects with innovative and sustainable solutions, we build for a better society. What we do and how we do it contributes to a sustainable future for our people, customers and communities.


Our values express our moral foundation and compass. They express who we are, how we behave and what we believe in.


Our values are:

Care for Life
We care for life of people and the environ­ment. We work safely, or not at all. We nev­er walk by if we notice unsafe actions. We support health and well-being. We promote green solutions and conduct our operations in a green way. We are accountable to future generations.

Act Ethically and Transparently
We do business with a high degree of integ­rity and transparency. We live by our Code of Conduct and never accept shortcuts. We foster a working climate where everyone can speak their mind.

Be Better – Together
We always strive to be better in all we do. We are a learning organization and generously share our expertise. We take pride in qual­ity and innovation. We build One Skanska teams together with customers, partners and communities. We leverage diversity to deliv­er the best solutions. We foster an inclusive culture where we are open and fair, showing trust and respect for each other.

Commit to Customers
We help our customers to be successful in their business. We strive to understand their needs and their customers’ needs. We are here to help our customers turn their vi­sions into reality.