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Planet

Planet

This is where we re-examine and redefine our responsibility towards the environment. We dissect issues on climate emergency, biodiversity, alternative energy sources, future fuels, new technologies, and water & air quality, among other things, to see how corporations can assume a bigger role to make a difference.

girl, Africa, water
Article / 29 NOV 2021 7 MIN READ

COP26: Keeping 1.5 degrees alive

Two weeks ago, delegates representing 90% of the world’s population assembled at the COP26 meet in Glasgow to...
  • Planet
  • Sustainability
  • Leadership
Article / 24 NOV 2021 7 MIN READ

Using the past to predict the future of sea levels

Historical data is crucial for predicting the rate, extent, and consequences of rising sea...
  • Planet
  • Purpose
Article / 23 NOV 2021 7 MIN READ

In conversation with Håkan Agnevall

COP26 has told us why countries, businesses and individuals need to keep the target of 1.5 degrees alive. What...
  • Corporate
  • Leadership
  • Sustainability
Article / 9 NOV 2021 7 MIN READ

How do we ensure education access to all?

Lack of access to proper education is clearly a major challenge for humanity with an estimated 260 million...
  • Leadership
  • Planet
  • Society
Dry plant
Article / 27 OCT 2021 6 MIN READ

Code red for humanity – stopping climate change

IPCC’s latest report on climate change has shocked the world and rang alarm bells about the impact...
  • Planet
  • Purpose
  • Leadership
Climate disaster dryland
Article / 12 OCT 2021 9 MIN READ

In conversation with Petteri Taalas

At Wärtsilä, we strive to look beyond business and focus on using our expertise, technology and solutions to...
  • Planet
  • Leadership
  • Sustainability
Green money jar investment
Article / 29 SEP 2021 7 MIN READ

Can debt relief spur action on climate change?

Economists say debt forgiveness can be used to help low- and middle-income countries fight climate...
  • Leadership
  • Planet
  • Sustainability
Clean energy
Article / 23 SEP 2021 6 MIN READ

How a grand challenge economy can benefit business and the planet

Making big changes to establish business practices can be daunting, but when it...
  • Corporate
  • Planet
  • Sustainability
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
Dubai expo podcast
Article / 15 SEP 2021 5 MIN READ

In conversation about the Dubai World Expo

The much-anticipated Dubai World Expo is right around the corner. Bringing together countries,...
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  • Leadership
  • Planet
The Smart Technology Hub
Article / 9 SEP 2021 4 MIN READ

The Smart Technology Hub – an ecosystem of sustainable innovation and co-creation

Wärtsilä’s latest Centre of Excellence will facilitate the...
  • Corporate
  • Innovation
  • Leadership
Green earth
Article / 8 SEP 2021 3 MIN READ

Climate change knocks earth’s axis ‘off kilter’

The consequences of climate change are so huge it is sometimes difficult to appreciate the scale of...
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  • Planet
Jakarta city view
Article / 12 AUG 2021 7 MIN READ

Sinking Cities: What’s causing the problem and how can we fix it?

While sea level rise seems increasingly inevitable, a separate but more solvable...
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  • Corporate
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,...
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  • 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...
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  • Planet
  • People
Harbor at sunset
Article / 28 JUL 2021 9 MIN READ

Reimagining supply chains for greater resiliency

Faced with ongoing disruptions and continued uncertainty, global supply chain leaders are...
  • Corporate
  • Digitalisation
  • Planet
World Expo illustration
Article / 1 JUL 2021 6 MIN READ

Imagine a world where you can brew coffee with thin air

As we grapple with massive challenges like a global pandemic, the climate crisis and...
  • Corporate
  • Planet
  • Sustainability
Houses threatened by wildfire in portugal
Article / 16 JUN 2021 6 MIN READ

The rising costs of climate change

The economic impact of volatile temperatures and extreme weather is becoming increasingly significant.
  • Society
  • Sustainability
  • Planet
world oceans day
Article / 8 JUN 2021 7 MIN READ

Four ways the blue economy is helping protect the world’s shared oceans

On World Oceans Day, we explore some ways our seas can be respected while...
  • Sustainability
  • Purpose
  • Planet
New York skyline
Article / 19 MAY 2021 6 MIN READ

Can a city’s skyline help inspire decarbonisation?

As urbanisation continues to accelerate, energy-efficient and low-carbon solutions for buildings...
  • Society
  • Corporate
  • Planet
Underwater sea grass
Article / 6 MAY 2021 10 MIN READ

Volunteer divers help scientists re-establish underwater meadows

The sea is filled with spectacular lifeforms, but some of the most important are...
  • Sustainability
  • Purpose
  • Planet
Amsterdam at night
Article / 5 MAY 2021 7 MIN READ

A doughnut-shaped inspiration for sustainable recovery

Some communities are taking a look at the concept of “doughnut economics” as a way to create...
  • Society
  • Sustainability
  • Planet
Tree canopy
Article / 17 FEB 2021 6 MIN READ

How financial incentives can be used to improve biodiversity

Biodiversity loss is as critical a challenge to the global economy as climate change,...
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Article / 4 FEB 2021 5 MIN READ

Supporting shipping’s switch to clean fuels

Advanced digital technologies will be needed to help ship owners handle the complex systems, costly...
  • Voyage
  • Simulation & Training
  • Autonomous shipping