Susanna Kari González appointed Sustainability Manager at SATO

1 June 2022

​Susanna Kari González, M.Sc. (Tech), Licensed Real Estate Broker (LKV), has been appointed Sustainability Manager at SATO effective 23 May 2022. She reports to CFO Markku Honkasalo.

Susanna Kari González has worked as an expert and project manager in sustainable real estate and construction for the past seven years. She comes to SATO from the position of Group Manager (Sustainability) with Granlund Oy. Her earlier duties have involved environmental management at properties, user-driven work environment development and sustainable urban planning.

"Last year, we made sustainability one of the three cornerstones of our strategy. Sustainability is a core element in our long-term stakeholder value creation and it is present in all SATO activities. SATO aims to be an expert in sustainable rental housing. We warmly welcome Susanna to SATO to help us further build on our sustainability efforts," says SATO CFO Markku Honkasalo.

"I am very excited to jump in on sustainability work at SATO, where the sustainability development to date provides an excellent platform for further progress. I look forward to joining the team preparing SATO’s new sustainability programme for 2023–2025 that will come out in the autumn and helping enhance corporate responsibility not only from the viewpoint of environmental responsibility but also social responsibility and governance," Susanna Kari González says.

For more information on sustainability at SATO, please contact:

SATO Corporation
Susanna Kari González, Sustainability Manager,, phone: +358 201 34 4194
Markku Honkasalo, CFO,, phone +358 201 34 4226

SATO Corporation is an expert in sustainable rental housing and one of Finland’s largest rental housing providers. SATO owns around 25,000 rental homes in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Tampere and Turku.

SATO aims to provide an excellent customer experience and a comprehensive range of urban rental housing alternatives with good access to public transport and services. We promote sustainable development and work in open interaction with our stakeholders. SATO invests profitably, sustainably and with a long-term view. We increase the value of our assets through investments, divestments and repairs.

In 2021, SATO Group’s net sales totalled EUR 298.3 million, operating profit EUR 304.5 million and profit before taxes EUR 259.4 million. The value of SATO’s investment properties is around EUR 5 billion.