Wärtsilä included in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders index

Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 10 November 2016 at 14:15 UTC+2

Wärtsilä has been included in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders index. The STOXX Global ESG Leaders index offers a representation of the leading global companies in terms of environmental, social and governance criteria. The index is made of the following three ESG sub-indices: the STOXX Global ESG Environmental Leaders, the STOXX Global ESG Social Leaders and the STOXX Global ESG Governance Leaders indices.

"We are very pleased to note, that this selection places us in the group of sector leaders in sustainability. Lately we have been working especially with ensuring the ethicality of our activities globally, and enforcing the Wärtsilä Code of Conduct visibility and understanding throughout the organisation,” says Marko Vainikka, Director, Corporate Relations and Sustainability.

“As a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, Wärtsilä plays a key role in providing environmentally sound solutions and services that enable its customers to develop their businesses in a sustainable way. This approach is the basis of our sustainability work and it is supported by our strong commitment to responsible business conduct,” Vainikka continues.

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For further information, please contact:

Marko Vainikka
Director, Corporate Relations and Sustainability
Wärtsilä Corporation
Tel: +358 40 830 7782

Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.