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People

We meet and engage with diverse people from different backgrounds who influence, facilitate, and bring about real change – in work environments, in industry settings, at community levels, or in the society at large.

Eco-anxiety
Article / 7 DEC 2021 7 MIN READ

How is climate change linked to mental health?

Eco-anxiety is a term used to describe the chronic fear of environmental doom. Research shows that...
  • People
  • Planet
  • Society
Article / 2 DEC 2021 5 MIN READ

STHEC - The Smart Technology Hub Ecosystem Challenge

Collaboration is everything in an increasingly connected world. Wärtsilä has embraced the...
  • People
  • Innovation
  • Planet
Article / 19 NOV 2021 9 MIN READ

People with Purpose: Hwee Chye Lim

For Hwee Chye Lim (Leon), there are many aspects of the cybersecurity field that he finds fascinating, such as...
  • People
  • Purpose
  • Society
COVID figures
Article / 3 NOV 2021 9 MIN READ

On the front lines of Wärtsilä’s pandemic response

The efforts of Wärtsilä’s crisis response team have become more visible during the pandemic, as...
  • Corporate
  • Leadership
  • People
Trust
Article / 20 OCT 2021 7 MIN READ

Trust in business is at an all-time high. What does that mean for corporations?

A recent survey shows that people have more faith in business than...
  • Leadership
  • People
  • Society
Johanna Kuusisto
Article / 7 OCT 2021 9 MIN READ

People with Purpose: Johanna Kuusisto

Over the past four years, Johanna Kuusisto has learnt to become a Parisian – maybe not in the most literal...
  • People
  • Society
  • Purpose
Shopping cart
Article / 6 OCT 2021 7 MIN READ

Environmental mindsets: improving sustainable behaviour in developing countries

Can policymakers and private companies enhance sustainability...
  • Leadership
  • People
  • Sustainability
Adele Kurki
Article / 30 SEP 2021 9 MIN READ

People with Purpose – Adele Kurki

From competitive ballroom dancing in the national team to contemplating bullet wounds, Adele Kurki had tried it...
  • People
  • Purpose
  • Society
Mercy ships
Article / 27 SEP 2021 9 MIN READ

In conversation about Mercy Ships

At Wärtsilä, we pride ourselves on going beyond the ordinary, helping support innovations and movements that help...
  • Leadership
  • People
  • Purpose
COVID stocks
Article / 22 SEP 2021 7 MIN READ

What might hold back a vaccine-fuelled recovery?

As an increasing number of people receive the COVID-19 vaccine, there are growing expectations of a...
  • Society
  • People
  • Planet
Cooperation Teamwork concept
Article / 1 SEP 2021 5 MIN READ

The power of the crowd: How citizen science can help preserve the environment

In the fight against climate change, it’s not just governments and...
  • Digitalisation
  • Innovation
  • People
Daniel Moncayo People with purpose
Article / 26 AUG 2021 7 MIN READ

People with Purpose – Daniel Moncayo

Starting from a military background, Daniel Moncayo has made a career in security management and became a...
  • People
  • Purpose
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Article / 11 AUG 2021 5 MIN READ

Ambitious about Africa

There is currently a desperate need for more equal opportunities and better integration between companies and the communities...
  • Energy
  • Sustainability
  • People
Woman using VR goggles in forest
Article / 11 AUG 2021 7 MIN READ

Nature’s healing benefits go virtual

The therapeutic benefits of spending time in nature are well known, but for many people in need of healing,...
  • Planet
  • People
  • Corporate
Children playing boardgame
Article / 4 AUG 2021 7 MIN READ

Could combatting climate change be child’s play?

Games aren’t just fun. They provide “edutainment”:  a way to learn about complex issues such as...
  • Corporate
  • Planet
  • People
Marelly Lanza, kayaking
Article / 29 JUL 2021 10 MIN READ

People with purpose: Marelly Lanza

Despite starting over from scratch on the other side of the world from her family and home, Marelly Lanza has...
  • People
boats on water
Article / 21 JUL 2021 7 MIN READ

Collaborating with Dutch students: A win-win situation

Partnering with a Dutch university is providing both Wärtsilä and the students involved with...
  • Corporate
  • Sustainability
  • People
People walking in a park
Article / 14 JUL 2021 7 MIN READ

Bringing nature back to cities

Cities around the world are adopting programmes to introduce more green space and bring people closer to nature, even...
  • Society
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate
Diverse workforce
Article / 29 JUN 2021 8 MIN READ

Diversity is good for corporate culture – and the bottom line

Great minds might think alike, but brilliant ideas are born through a dialogue of...
  • Society
  • People
  • Corporate
Article / 24 JUN 2021 12 MIN READ

People with Purpose – Shirley Chemmuttut

Growing up in a community where most girls dreamt of getting married and the size of their dowry, our...
  • People
  • Society
Badewanne divers recovering oil
Article / 23 JUN 2021 10 MIN READ

Divers volunteer to help clean Baltic wrecks

The Baltic is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world. A unique partnership removes oil...
  • Sustainability
  • Society
  • People
Article / 11 JUN 2021 8 MIN READ

Finding inspiration in innovation for more than four decades

How does someone who has curiosity in his DNA work for the same company for more than...
  • Zero emission services
  • Technology
  • Innovation
Article / 31 MAY 2021 12 MIN READ

People with purpose – Emiliano Prenassi

So many people postpone their dreams, thinking that there will be time for them later. But that’s not how...
  • People
  • Corporate
business executives in a conference room
Article / 12 MAY 2021 6 MIN READ

Educating the next generation of business leaders

Traditionally, the way to the corner office went through a prestigious MBA programme. With remote...
  • Society
  • People
  • Leadership