About company YIT in Estonia
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YIT leads the way in construction field. YIT creates more attractive and sustainable urban environments by building housing, business premises, infrastructure and entire areas. YIT has a strong market position: it is the largest residential construction company in Finland and the largest foreign residential construction company in Russia. YIT is also one of the largest business premises and infrastructure construction companies in Finland.
YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers our 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, more attractive and more sustainable cities and environments.
We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our pro forma revenue for 2017 was over EUR 3.8 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy.
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AS YIT Eesti is a leading construction company in Estonia, which has been operating since the year 1991.
The main fields of activity of AS YIT Eesti are the development and construction of apartments, office spaces as well as complete areas and infrastructure construction.
YIT Eesti, in the close to 30 years of operations, has built over 700 buildings, which include houses, commercial and production buildings as well as community and social buildings. As a leader in infrastructure construction YIT Eesti works include, roads, bridges, railways, ports and other structures.
Throughout history YIT Eesti has been one of the largest producers and installers of asphalt, as well as a leader in the fields of geotechnics and foundation construction.
As one of the largest and leading real estate developers, YIT Eesti has built more than 3 000 new homes. YIT Eesti provides full service by designing, constructing and selling apartments itself, which also ensures the best quality.
Ltd. YIT Eesti is Finnish-Estonian Chamber of Commerce.
In the year 1991 the predecessor of YIT Ehitus started activities, having at different times in its development had the name AS FCM and AS FKSM. In the year 2001 the largest Finnish group offering construction services, YIT, obtained a qualifying holding of the company. Since February of the year 2005 the company had the name AS YIT Ehitus.
The predecessor of Lemminkäinen Eesti was AS Talter which started operations in Estonia in the year 1991. In the year 1992 Lemminkäinen Eesti AS was founded. In the year 2004 Lemminkäinen group became the main owner of Talter and since the year 2009 the company had the name Lemminkäinen Eesti AS. In the year 2017 the councils of the construction groups YIT and Lemminkäinen decided to merge the companies.
On the 1st of February 2018 the new YIT was born as a result of the merger of YIT and Lemminkäinen, which were both more than 100 years old. During the merger process, the business name of YIT Ehitus became YIT Eesti and Lemminkäinen started using the business name YIT Infra Eesti.
Since the 25th of January 2019 the business activities of AS YIT Eesti and YIT Infra Eesti AS continue jointly under the business name AS YIT Eesti and the register code is 10093801.
Quality, the environment, occupational health and safety
The company has been issued ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management system standard certificates.
This certification is proof that the way the company operates is systematic at every level and that we comply with all Acts, building norms and regulations, best practice, approved standards, environmental and occupational health and safety requirements and principles of sustainable development.
The AS YIT Eesti quality, environment, occupational health and safety guiding principles are based on the obligation to design, construct and create conditions for using a building:
- Managing one’s activities according to legislation as well as other recognised requirements;
- Creating conditions which maintain the health of employees;
- Using contemporary technologies, ergonomic work means and environment conserving materials as well as recommending these also to interested parties;
- Preventing dangerous situations, accidents and pollution, as well as minimising risks and detrimental effects;
- By using all resources (incl. materials, fuel, energy, water) conservingly;
- Reducing the creation of waste and supporting the recycling of materials;
- Developing the employees’ and cooperation partners’ awareness in the fields of occupational health and safety, as well as in the environment on the whole, incl. through their inclusion;
- Supporting the development of management systems and their implementation by suppliers and sub-contractors;
- Advising the client, in the early stages of the business idea, by offering a flexible package of services;
- Fulfilling the client’s wishes and ensuring the quality of one’s services;
- Through ensuring a management system and its functionality through constant improvements.
Corporate responsibility is the sum of three responsibility areas that support each other: financial, social and environmental responsibility. A company that operates responsibly fosters the well-being of its customers, employees, shareholders and other interest groups, and shoulders its responsibility for the environment.
YIT’s operations are based on the company’s mission, operational concept, strategy and values. In addition, the changing needs of society and our interest groups are taken into consideration in our operations. We comply with international, national and local laws and agreements.
Cooperation and sponsorship
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Our success requires that we are able to offer the exact service that our customers want. We closely monitor the development of customer needs. We continuously develop our own solutions, which enables us to stand out from the competition.
All of our cooperation and sponsorship decisions are based on promoting sustainable development and better living environments. We place a high priority on working together and promoting a greater sense of community. For this reason, we prefer to support groups rather than individuals, and we primarily allocate our cooperation and sponsorship funds to supporting activities for children and young people. We operate in accordance with our values, emphasising impartiality, fairness and openness. We expect the same from applicants and our partners. We do not provide support to political parties, groups or individual politicians. We make all of our decisions according to the YIT Business Principles. You can read them here
For long-term cooperation and sponsorship projects, you may submit a sponsorship application by using e-mail email@example.com