• 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 lady wearing Wärtsilä safety gear standing in the corridor of a power plant with machinery on either side.
27 Dec 2023 · Article
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Navigating Europe's clean energy revolution
Europe stands at the forefront of the global shift towards clean energy, yet a delicate equilibrium is...
Image of a spacecraft module attached to a 700 m long electro-dynamic tether that will drag the spacecraft towards Earth.
21 Dec 2023 · Article
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This new rating will help explore space sustainably.
Space could very well be humanity’s final frontier, provided they can navigate a safe path...
To reduce climate action, faster and smarter is the way to go
7 Dec 2023 · Article
5 min read
Do or die: Accelerating the green energy transition
We are witnessing our planet warming at a record pace, likely breaching the 1.5°C climate target...
The high cost of cooling our world
5 Dec 2023 · Article
5 min read
The high cost of cooling our world
As summer's heat bears down, seeking solace in the cool comfort of air conditioning has become a common refuge....
Image of a giant crack in a glacier
23 Nov 2023 · Article
4 min read
Feedback loops - The key to slowing global warming?
A recent study identified a series of climatic feedback loops unaccounted for in most climate...
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21 Nov 2023 · Article
4 min read
Here’s how sustainable technologies could help solve the global water crisis
Access to clean freshwater is essential to human life, yet more than a...