Sustainability management

Wärtsilä's sustainability approach is systematically managed through the Group-wide guiding principles and management systems in place for material sustainability aspects and impacts. Wärtsilä’s global guiding principles together with the company’s values ensure a harmonised way of working towards sustainable development. Wärtsilä’s Corporate Manual includes a description of the company's operating procedures, responsibilities, and the management system structure that are applicable for the entire company. Wärtsilä's governance and risk management principles are described in the Governance section.

The key elements of Wärtsilä's sustainability management are described in the table below. The guiding principles lay the foundations for uniform management practices. The management approach covers procedures, processes, and systems to manage and monitor material aspects.

Guiding principles Management approach Material aspect
  • Personnel skills and development
  • Environmental impacts of Wärtsilä’s products and services
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Compliance with laws and regulations
  • Anti-corruption and -bribery
  • Economic impacts to stakeholders



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