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.

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 / 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
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
Corporate tax
Article / 13 OCT 2021 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...
  • Purpose
  • Sustainability
  • Leadership
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
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
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,...
  • Corporate
  • Leadership
  • Planet
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
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
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
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
Article / 7 JUL 2021 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...
  • Sustainability
  • Society
  • Purpose
Cargo ship at sea
Article / 30 JUN 2021 12 MIN READ

In Conversation on the Poseidon Principles

With the creation of the Poseidon Principles, the banking sector is taking the lead on driving...
  • Corporate
  • Society
  • Purpose
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
gloved hands holding a vial of vaccine
Article / 2 JUN 2021 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...
  • Society
  • Purpose
Article / 26 MAY 2021 10 MIN READ

In Conversation on the future of GDP

GDP, or gross domestic product, is the most commonly recognised metric for measuring economic development of...
  • Society
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate
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
Kaisa Lipponen
Article / 30 APR 2021 1 MIN READ

Beyond Business with Kaisa Lipponen

Kaisa Lipponen, Senior Vice President for Communications and Sustainability at international food and beverage...
  • Society
  • Sustainability
  • Purpose
Kaisa Lipponen
Article / 29 APR 2021 5 MIN READ

In Conversation with Kaisa Lipponen

Kaisa Lipponen, Senior Vice President for Communications and Sustainability at international food and beverage...
  • Sustainability
  • Purpose
  • Society
Image showing hands on a computer and a cybersecurity icon
Article / 14 APR 2021 7 MIN READ

Preparing for the cybersecurity needs of the next normal

Remote and hybrid working are here to stay. As a larger share of Wärtsilä’s employees make...
  • Purpose
  • Leadership
  • Cyber security
Frank Martela and Atte Palomäki
Article / 31 MAR 2021 10 MIN READ

In Conversation with Frank Martela

Philosopher and scholar Frank Martela has researched extensively on the question of what makes people happy. In...
  • Society
  • Corporate
  • Purpose
Beach cleanup volunteers
Article / 24 MAR 2021 7 MIN READ

Grassroots movements find success by putting their mission first

The world is full of ambitious grassroots movements that work hard to make our...
  • Purpose
Article / 18 MAR 2021 5 MIN READ

Simplifying the life of seafarers

Technology has always supported seasoned mariners in their pursuit of making the oceans safer and easier to...
  • Voyage
  • Fleet Optimisation & Safety
  • Simulation & Training