Environmental costs

Concerning Wärtsilä’s operations, we have defined expenditures as environmental expenditures if they are related to soil, water and air pollution control, waste management, environmental management, or noise control.

A substantial proportion of the company's investments in product development are targeted at securing environmental compliancy providing short- and long-term benefits for the whole value chain and ultimately for the environment.

Expenditures  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
R&D costs (MEUR)  132 139 185 188 162
Environmental costs  
Environmental capital expenditures (MEUR)  0.5 1.9 0.6 0.8 0.9
Environmental operating expenditures (MEUR)  4.6 4.8 5.1 6.3 6.1