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CEO letter: “Keep fighting for a sound and ethical company”

CEO letter: “Keep fighting for a sound and ethical company”

In his quarterly letter to employees, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom makes clear the impact of ethical breaches. With Skanska alleged of ethical breaches in the Czech Republic and Latin America, he reminds us that we have no tolerances for ethical failings, and that even allegations of improprieties can severely damage our brand and impact our ability to win business. Each of us has a duty to support Skanska’s values.

How Skanska did globally last year

How Skanska did globally last year

Skanska overall performed strongly last year, as reflected by our record-high share price and a decision by our board to raise the ordinary stock dividend. In this video, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom and CFO Peter Wallin provide their perspectives on 2014.

How do diversity and inclusion really affect teams?

How do diversity and inclusion really affect teams?

Watch our 10-minute crash course video on what diversity and inclusion mean, and why they are important to Skanska. The film features current and former members of our global Senior Executive Team. (Skanska network connection required.)

CEO letter: Momentum is building

CEO letter: Momentum is building

In his quarterly letter to employees, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom reviews our strong third-quarter performance, including 27 percent growth in global operating income. He also emphasizes what is necessary for our company to continue succeeding: this includes closely monitoring risk, ensuring that our projects provide opportunities to the surrounding communities, and never relenting on our safety focus.

Easily understand Skanska’s nine-month performance through this video

Easily understand Skanska’s nine-month performance through this video

In this video, Skanska group CEO Johan Karlstrom discusses our strong global performance throughout the first nine months of 2014, and our decision to exit Latin America. Also, several financial analysts speak of being pleased by our results.

Skanska’s top executives share insights

Skanska’s top executives share insights

At Skanska’s annual Capital Markets Day for investors October 8 in New York City, top executives speaking of our company’s strategy and outlook included Johan Karlstrom, Skanska group CEO; Rich Cavallaro, Skanska USA incoming CEO; Mike Cobelli, USA Civil incoming CEO; Amando Madan, Infrastructure Development senior vice president; Bill Flemming, USA Building CEO; and Mats Johansson, USA Commercial Development CEO. Click below to watch the event’s webcast and view the presentation slides.

Skanska remains bullish on U.S. prospects

Skanska remains bullish on U.S. prospects

In this interview with Reuters news service, Johan Karlstrom, Skanska group president and CEO, speaks of the good growth prospects he sees in the U.S., thanks to low energy prices and the need for public-private partnerships to provide much-needed infrastructure. With such demand, he foresees Skanska growing faster in the U.S. than in other countries.

CEO letter: A good first half of 2014, with improving opportunities

CEO letter: A good first half of 2014, with improving opportunities

In his quarterly letter, Johan Karlstrom, Skanska AB president and CEO, overviews the first half of the year, with our largely positive financial performance and improving economies in most of the countries where we operate providing more opportunities. He emphasizes the need for us to deliver well-executed projects in a reliable manner, and previews a new long-term forecasting system that will help us make better decisions about our company.

Let’s keep Skanska’s momentum going, says our global CEO

Let’s keep Skanska’s momentum going, says our global CEO

Johan Karlstrom, Skanska AB president and CEO, said there is much to be proud of in Skanska’s global performance so far in 2014, with strong construction order bookings, significant development activity and the first industry-wide Safety Week. “Keep up the good work, always act to be profitable, safe, ethical and green – then there will be more celebrations going forward,” he said.

Go behind the scenes as Skanska releases its quarterly results

Go behind the scenes as Skanska releases its quarterly results

The day each quarter when Skanska releases its financial results – a key part of being a publicly traded company – is a major undertaking. This film goes behind the scenes of the first quarter earnings release on May 9, and features Johan Karlstrom, Skanska AB president and CEO, explaining the results to our Swedish colleagues and hearing reactions to the results from stock analysts.