Wärtsilä Corporation Annual report 2014

Quick look: Sustainability

Wärtsilä's approach to sustainability is based on economic, environmental and social performance.

Our overriding focus is on ensuring profitability, providing environmentally sound products and services and ensuring responsible business conduct.

We act as a good corporate citizen wherever we are active. Our business operations and relations with our stakeholders are governed by our Code of Conduct.

Key figures

Economic

 

Net sales, MEUR 4 779
Taxes and social costs, MEUR 313
R&D expenses, MEUR 139

Environmental

 

Total energy consumption (TJ) 1 475
Total water consumption (1 000 mᵌ) 7 774
Emissions of carbon dioxide equivalents (t) (direct) 57 477
Emissions of carbon dioxide (t) (indirect) 55 989

Social

 

Number of nationalities 122
Net employment creation -283
Training days (days/employee) 4.2
Male/female ratio 86/14

Highlights

26.3. Wärtsilä contracted to supply world’s first LNG fuelled icebreaker with dual-fuel engines.

12.5. International Energy Agency (IEA) report finds combustion engines competitive in enabling wind and solar energy.

30.9. Wärtsilä India Ltd. exceeded 4 million working hours without Lost Time Injuries.

29.12. Wärtsilä donated a marine engine to Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.

"WE CONTINUOUSLY INVEST INTO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TO SECURE A LEADING POSITION AT THE FOREFRONT OF SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION. HIGH ETHICAL STANDARDS ARE OUR PRIORITY. WE ARE COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT AND ITS PRINCIPLES WITH RESPECT TO HUMAN RIGHTS, LABOUR, THE ENVIRONMENT AND ANTI-CORRUPTION."

Björn Rosengren, President & CEO

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