Managing sustainability

Our commitment to sustainability and responsible business is based on our purpose and strategy, which along with our sustainable development objectives create the framework for developing the company's activities and products.

Wärtsilä's management system aims to generate added value for Wärtsilä's various stakeholders, achieve the company's strategic objectives, support sustainability performance, manage operating risks, and enhance Wärtsilä's performance through the continuous improvement process. The system includes a range of tools, such as systems for managing quality, the company's environmental responsibilities, and occupational health and safety.

Basic principles:

  • Purpose and Strategy
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate policies and principles including the Code of Conduct and QEHS Policy
  • Corporate Manual
  • Corporate requirements for suppliers

Systems and processes:

  • Quality Management System
  • Environmental Management System
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management System
  • Supplier Management System
  • Risk management process


  • Sustainability target setting
  • Sustainability management reviews
  • Business development tools: Due diligence, Environmental surveys
  • Stakeholder dialogue
  • Sustainability reporting

Continuous improvement process: performance measurement, target setting, taking actions and review of the results