Our purpose is

to increase understanding of how to make the world a more sustainable place

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Brands with a clearly stated purpose grow twice as fast as those without one

Yet, the current way of communicating sustainability goals and actions doesn’t engage today's decision makers

We’re here to show you a new way

Introducing AskKauko Impact Report

An interactive web app that visualizes the story of your work and its impacts

Demonstrate
the impact of your actions
Engage
the public with purpose
Encourage
action towards sustainability

Why is purpose so important?

Drive employee engagement

Company purpose is a key driver in engaging employees. Companies with higher engagement levels:

are 22% more profitable
are 21% more productive
have 65%  less employee turnover

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Attract customers

Brands with with a clear purpose of “improving well-being and quality of life”

enjoy a 7x greater “share of customers' wallets”

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Increase valuation

Based on a ten-year international study, the 50 companies with the strongest brand purpose (The Stengel 50) outperformed the broader S&P by almost 400%

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Drive growth and innovation

Of companies with a strong purpose, 58% reported three-year revenue growth of 10% or more; in companies with no stated purpose, 42% reported flat or declining revenues

53% of companies with a strong purpose successfully executed innovation and transformation initiatives vs. just 19% without a strong purpose

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AskKauko Impact Report

A turnkey solution that uses
Storytelling

to translate complex concepts into understandable language

Visuality

to boost engagement and recall of important information

Open data

to complement and enrich your existing sustainability data

Interactivity

to help users understand the impact of your actions

A fast, effortless, and cost-effective process that

complements, enriches, and amplifies your existing sustainability communications
provides tools to communicate your positive impacts on the environment and society
“The biggest strength of Impact Report is how it transforms sustainability rhetoric into reality for all, making brands more sustainable – and valuable.”Sari Heinilä, CEO
McCann Helsinki
"Your 100-page corporate responsibility report is sitting unread and impotent on your website. An Impact Report from Askkauko turns all that hard work into concise, engaging content that people will actually read – and share."
Ian Hamilton,
Tenfour Communications
”AskKauko Impact Report brings us real advantages, in the form of transparency and imagination, when it comes to our work for a more sustainable world”
Petri Paarnio,
Santa Claus Licensing
Our partners are the best in their fields, and they share our purpose of working towards a more sustainable world
Tenfour Communications
We’re always open to impactful discussions
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The team

AskKauko’s core team
Klaus Matilainen
Klaus Matilainen
Son of Kauko
Co-Founder


A passionate and resilient advocate of sustainable development

+358 400 884 732
klaus@askkauko.com

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Mikko Wahlman
Mikko Wahlman
COO
Partner


Our creative operations officer leading new business development

+358 50 555 2281
mikko@askkauko.com

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Antti Salonen
Antti Salonen
Head of Technology
Co-Founder


Our lead system architect with a love for unicorns

+358 50 328 1252
antti@askkauko.com

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Samuli Raappana
Samuli Raappana
Impact Designer
Partner


Our design lead bringing impactful stories to life

+358 40 516 5175
samuli@askkauko.com

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Advisors

AskKauko’s tree of knowledge
Sari Kola
Board Member
Strategy


An energizing innovation doctor who brings vision and action to the board room

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Kauko Matilainen
Senior Advisor
The Kauko


An experienced exporter of sustainable technologies and knowhow

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Aki Koivistoinen
Advisor
Strategy


A seasoned strategy professional and StartUp Health Ambassador

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Sami Tornikoski
Advisor
Sustainability and SDGs


An international environmental expert, yogi, and yoga teacher

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Janne Sykkö
Advisor
Sustainability and SDGs


A developer of economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable businesses

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Marja Salokangas
Advisor
Marcom


A ProCom-awarded marcom specialist and former Ronald McDonald House Charity CEO

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Jarkko Vepsäläinen
Advisor
Marcom


A visionary marketing strategy and technology executive

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Antti Jokipii
Advisor
Big Data


The creator of the world’s largest metadatabase for music

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Olli Bräysy
Advisor
Optimization


A world-leading optimization expert and record holder

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We’re passionate about enriching and amplifying sustainability communications, and we’re not afraid to share our expertise with organizations that want to drive genuine change. Our no-obligation consultations are free of charge.

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