Purpose
Purpose

Purpose

We bring Wärtsilä's purpose to life by talking about how it is closely linked to both the development of our society and our businesses, as well as how it is translated into action, on the ground.

child, children, field, nature, sunny
22 JUN 2022 Article
8 min read
Why must we teach kids about sustainability?
From addressing current environmental issues to creating a future generation of eco-advocates,...
phone, young people, friends
1 JUN 2022 Article
8 min read
The cost of our online habits
Our internet use has gone through the roof since the pandemic. But the worry over the negative environmental impact of...
tech ethics, ethics, technology, AI
25 MAY 2022 Article
8 min read
It’s time to talk about responsible tech
Virtually every sphere of human life has been impacted by technology, but if it is not well designed, could...
Partner Campus, Smart Technology Hub, Vaasa
11 MAY 2022 Article
7 min read
Joining forces for a sustainable future
The Partner Campus in Wärtsilä’s new Smart Technology Hub (STH) is buzzing with activity. Read how Wärtsilä,...
metaverse, VR
27 APR 2022 Article
8 min read
Are you ready for the metaverse?
The world needs to prepare itself as science fiction becomes reality in the next stage of digital connectivity. But...
Ocean, currents, sea
2 MAR 2022 Article
9 min read
What does the collapse of ocean currents mean for the world?
Major systems of ocean currents help regulate the weather globally and the Atlantic...
Antarctica, ice, arctic sea, boat, expedition
23 FEB 2022 Article
7 min read
The tip of the iceberg: why preserving Antarctica’s oceans matters
Could establishing the world’s largest Marine Protected Area in the Weddell Sea...
Puffin, biodiversity, species, bird, birds, extinction
16 FEB 2022 Article
7 min read
New species update to focus on recovery over loss
The IUCN’s new Green Status of Species shows how well species have recovered. Can these latest...
internship, interns
22 DEC 2021 Article
5 min read
Gaining on-the-job experience while being out of the office
Are there still benefits to an internship when it’s done remotely? Both employers and...
Galapagos islands, island, nature
15 DEC 2021 Article
5 min read
What happens when nature is given political rights?
Developing nations have taken the lead on enshrining environmental protection while some western...
24 NOV 2021 Article
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...
19 NOV 2021 Article
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...
Dry, plant, climate change, desert
27 OCT 2021 Article
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...
tax
13 OCT 2021 Article
7 min read
Can a corporate minimum tax fight climate change?
The joint communique from the most recent G7 summit included a proposal for a global tax on...
Johanna Kuusisto
7 OCT 2021 Article
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...
Adele Kurki
30 SEP 2021 Article
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...
Daniel Moncayo People with purpose
26 AUG 2021 Article
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...
Children, boardgame
4 AUG 2021 Article
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...
Harbor at sunset
28 JUL 2021 Article
9 min read
Reimagining supply chains for greater resiliency
Faced with ongoing disruptions and continued uncertainty, global supply chain leaders are...
boats on water
21 JUL 2021 Article
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...
7 JUL 2021 Article
6 min read
The power of stakeholders
The last few years have seen a dramatic popularisation of the idea of ‘stakeholder capitalism’, But what are its chances...
world oceans day
8 JUN 2021 Article
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...
gloved hands holding a vial of vaccine
2 JUN 2021 Article
9 min read
The monumental challenge of delivering a vaccine globally
The number of COVID-19 vaccines being approved is rising, but the delivery and...
Underwater sea grass
6 MAY 2021 Article
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...