Wärtsilä has signed the United Nations Global Compact initiative and supports its ten principles with respect to human rights, labour, the environment, and anti-corruption. We are committed to align our strategy, culture, and day-to-day operations with these principles, and to engage in collaborative projects that advance sustainable development. Our Code of Conduct and sustainability approach provide the main framework for promoting the principles within our sphere of influence.
Wärtsilä has joined the ResponSea initiative alongside other Finnish Marine Industry (FMI) members to drive sustainable development across the sector as part of Finland’s Society’s Commitment to Sustainable Development. We have also signed an Energy Efficiency Agreement whereby Finnish industry voluntarily endeavours to use energy more efficiently for the period 2017-2025. Wärtsilä North America Inc. has signed the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) agreement.
Wärtsilä has also joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, which is committed to getting commercially viable deep sea zero emission vessels powered by zero emission fuels into operation by 2030.