Wärtsilä pays various social dues and taxes to the governments of different countries. Income taxes and social dues in the financial period 2012 were EUR 317 million. The social costs for employees contribute to the funding of pensions, unemployment and other social benefits that provide security and improve the quality of life for the company's employees and their families.
Wärtsilä companies also receive subsidies from the public sector. The value of the subsidies received in 2012 was EUR 6 million, and they were among others related to R&D projects.
Subsidies received from the public sector
Taxes and social costs by market area