Making KONE a great place to work

At KONE, we believe that innovations are born when a working culture is open and engaging, and when the contribution of each individual is valued. This idea is embedded into our aim of making KONE a great place to work, with motivated employees that aspire to deliver great results. In 2013, KONE employed over 43,000 individuals in more than 50 countries. See what some of our people say about working at KONE.

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Minimizing our carbon footprint

At KONE, we have paid close attention to measuring and systematically reducing our carbon footprint in all of our work since 2008. Logistics and our service vehicle fleet are the biggest contributors in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. We are proud to tell that in 2013, we managed to decrease our operational carbon footprint relative to net sales by 3.5% compared to 2012, and we are constantly in the lookout for innovative ways to minimize the green impact of our business operations.

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Safe people flow through peaks and lows

When it comes to elevator and escalator safety, different buildings have their special characteristics. In museums, massive numbers of daily visitors call for well-planned people flow to prevent long lines and congestion. With around 60,000 daily visitors, The National Museum of China manages huge crowds in a safe manner with the help of elevator and escalator operators and by providing safety training for children.

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Forbes names KONE one of the world's most innovative companies

Innovation and technological advancement have been at the core of KONE for decades. From being the first company to launch machine-room-less elevators to introducing UltraRope, the ground-breaking high-rise elevator hoisting technology, KONE has pioneered in People Flow® solutions related innovation. For  the fourth consecutive year, these efforts have been recognized by business magazine Forbes.

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Modernization mindset

KONE's customer magazine People Flow features the latest on aging and modernization.

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