Sustainability targets

Target Schedule Status
ENERGY SAVINGS:
Reduce energy consumption by at least 7% in terms of absolute consumption (GWh) by 2025, compared to the energy consumption in 2015.
2025 By the end of 2017, energy savings of 942 MWh were achieved, representing 3.2% of the final target.
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR:
Ensure commitment to the Code of Conduct throughout the organisation (Code of Conduct training coverage 100%).
2020 Training records are continuously monitored. At the end of 2017, the Code of Conduct training programme coverage was 89.3% of all employees.
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY:
Reach the long-term goal of zero injuries.
2020 In 2017, the positive trend in improving, consolidating, and spreading a safety culture within Wärtsilä continued. The corporate lost-time injury frequency rate target for the year was 2.35. The result 2.48 was above the target, however, it represents a 4% improvement compared to the previous year's result (2.59). As a highlight, proactive near miss and hazard reporting increased by 49% in 2017 compared to 2016.
CLIMATE CHANGE:
Prepare an analysis of the impact of the Paris Climate Change Agreement on Wärtsilä
2018 During 2017, Wärtsilä monitored changes in international climate policy and updated its analysis of the greenhouse gas reduction ambitions of key nations. Further steps for internal work were planned.
SUSTAINABLE POWER SYSTEMS:
Contribute to the development of an affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern power system worldwide.





2020 In 2017, some 3,800 MWs of new modern, highly efficient gas and liquid fired Smart Power Generation plants were sold. This represented substantial growth from previous years. Additionally, Wärtsilä launched the world's most efficient gas engine 31SG with its first 31SG power plant sold to the USA. Wärtsilä also acquired Greensmith, a leading energy storage company, and proceeded in the development of hybrids.
SMALL-MEDIUM SCALE LNG SOLUTIONS:
Become a global actor in the LNG value chain that develops opportunities, creates solutions, and builds infrastructure for clean-burning LNG to replace liquid fuel.



2020 In 2017, Wärtsilä signed a contract to supply an LNG terminal to Hamina. In addition, the mechanical completion, and the successful unloading of the first shipment of LNG, at the Tornio Manga LNG terminal were achieved. Wärtsilä extended its technologies in the biogas value chain by acquiring Puregas, a company that delivers biogas upgrading solutions. Wärtsilä also delivered regasification solutions for FSRU vessels.
SOLAR AND HYBRID SOLUTIONS:
Solar and solar hybrid power plants for cleaner energy and fuel savings. Delivery of 200 MW solar power by the end of 2018.
2018
163 MWp worth of deals were announced during 2017.
CLIMATE CHANGE:
Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from gas engines by 15% from 2015 to 2020.
2020
During 2017, Wärtsilä identified and determined the technology packages for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The product specific implementation schedules were also decided. Greenhouse gas emissions from gas engines were reduced by 7% from the baseline year.
DECARBONISATION OF TRANSPORT:
Contribute to the development of more sustainable transportation through gas based and other technologies.
2020
The W31 engine with the best efficiency in the market was introduced. Also, the Wärtsilä HY hybrid concept combining engines and batteries was introduced. Wärtsilä raised its market share for orders of liquid natural gas fuel tanks from 36% to 50% (tank capacity) compared to 2016.
CLIMATE CHANGE:
Reduce over 300,000 tons of annual COfrom vessels with the help of Eniram solutions.
2020
The estimated reductions of CO2 emissions in 2017 were approximately 175,000 tons.
WELL-BEING AT WORK - CAREER:
Balance between external and internal recruitments: More than 50% of the open vacancies filled from internal applicant pool, including promotions and lateral moves.
2020
In 2017, 45% of open vacancies were filled through internal selections for job levels 3 and up, and 55% through external selections.
PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT:
Development discussion coverage 100%.
2020
By the end of 2017, altogether 96.4% of the company’s employees had completed development discussions.
DIVERSITY:
Increase the share of female employees to 20%
2020  In 2017, the share of female employees was 16%.
SUPPLIER LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT:
Risk-based supplier assessment and management process in use by 2018:
  • Phase I: new suppliers by 2017
  • Phase II: existing suppliers by 2018
2018 In 2017, Wärtsilä defined the requirements and created a prototype for a Supplier Relationship Management tool. Additionally, criteria for supplier compliance and performance levels were determined. The Supplier Relationship Management tool supports the risk-based supplier assessment and will be taken into use during 2018, starting with the assessment of new suppliers.
SUPPLIER MONITORING:
Reach the following rating coverage of suppliers:
  • 96% of direct supplier spend rated
  • 70% of indirect supplier spend rated
  • 75% of local supplier spend rated.
2020 In 2017, the rating coverage of direct supplier spend was 94%. The rating coverage of indirect supplier spend was 73%, and of local supplier spend 77%.
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