• Sustainability

    Creating sustainable value for stakeholders


At Wärtsilä, sustainability is at the core of our purpose and strategy. Along with our values, principles, and sustainability strategy and targets, they create the framework for our product development and responsible business practices.

Because of our strong emphasis on decarbonising the marine and energy markets, innovative and efficient solutions play a central role in our positive contribution towards a low carbon future. Wärtsilä businesses focus on developing and providing solutions and services that maximise the environmental and economic performance of fleets and individual vessels, power plants and entire systems. This is further enhanced by utilising lifecycle data, analytics and artificial intelligence.



Visions for sustainable societies


Image of a lionfish in the sea, surrounded by smaller fish.
7 JUN 2023 Article
5 min read

Alien species and climate warming are irreversibly altering the Mediterranean

One of the world’s leading biodiversity hotspots is under siege....
How the access-based model can make manufacturing more sustainable
31 MAY 2023 Article
6 min read

Closing the loop with access-based value chains

The uberisation of the global economy has meant that retail and industrial consumers no longer want...
Two hospital ships from the Mercy Ships fleet in port. Mercyships.org painted on the sides.
10 MAY 2023 Article
4 min read

A mission of mercy; hospital ships are transcending borders and saving lives

Each year, Mercy Ships’ state-of-the-art hospital ships embark on a...
Aerial view of the Red Gate power plant
12 APR 2023 Article
5 min read

Could blended finance be the answer to faster climate adaptation?

Even as countries across the world work towards achieving Sustainable Development...
Climate change and urban development
19 APR 2023 Article
5 min read

Urban streetscapes: A hotspot for climate-change inequality

Those least equipped to weather the hardships of climate change are the most likely to...
3D printing
3 MAY 2023 Article
5 min read

3D printing and climate change: Hype vs reality

Innovations in additive manufacturing have increased the focus on its role in combatting climate...