DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE SMART CITIES
Our ambitious environmental targets focus on further improving the eco-efficiency of our solutions, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from our own operations.
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization, which add value to the life cycle of any building.
Through more effective People Flow®, we make people’s journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. Together with our partners and customers around the world, we help cities to become better places to live in. In 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.
KONE established a joint venture in Philippines with a local elevator company in 1975. After fully acquiring the venture in 1995, KONE grew to become one of the fastest growing elevator and escalator companies in Philippines. KONE's Philippines operations, KPI Elevators, wholly owned by KONE Corporation in Finland, is situated in Makati central business district, with branch office in Cebu.
Innovative People Flow solutions have made KONE an industry forerunner for several decades. Several major real estate developments in the Philippines featuring KONE solutions, includes Lopez Tower and Museum, Eton Tower Makati, Alphaland Makati Place, Icon Residence, Equitable Bank and Philam Tower.
Our vision is to deliver the best People Flow® experience
This means we understand that different types of buildings serve different purposes, which has an impact on the flow of people and on the surrounding environment. It also means we provide Ease, Effectiveness and Experiences to our users and customers, over the full life cycle of buildings.
To bring the strategy to life, we have introduced four Ways to Win with our customers.