Environmental costs

Concerning Wärtsilä’s operations, we have defined expenditures as environmental expenditures if they are related to soil, water and air pollution control, waste management, environmental management, or noise control.

A substantial proportion of the company's investments in product development are targeted at securing environmental compliancy providing short- and long-term benefits for the whole value chain and ultimately for the environment.

Expenditures  2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
R&D costs (MEUR)  141 131 132 139 185
Environmental costs  
Environmental capital expenditures (MEUR) 4.0  0.7 0.5 1.9 0.6
Environmental operating expenditures (MEUR)  3.8 4.0 4.6 4.8 5.1
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