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Economic impacts

With global operations we provide employment and business opportunities to a wide range of stakeholders and indirectly build wealth in local societies. By delivering sustainable and cost-competitive solutions and services we can generate added value for our shareholders.


Social impacts

Our operations provide direct and indirect employment for a wide range of stakeholders. We continuosly improve employee skills and capabilities, and strive to ensure a healthy and safe working working environment for both our own people and contractors. We build trust and reputation by operating in a sustainable and profitable manner and build long-term customer relations. We participate in discussions regarding our operating environment and regulations.


Environmental impacts

Valmet’s own operations

Valmet continuously improves the eco-efficiency in all production facilities based on global and operation-specific HSE action plans. Improvements in 2015 included the ongoing rationalization of the production footprint, upgrading existing processes and application of best available technology for new investments, as well as many small local contributions. We have defined targets for the reduction of energy and water consumption, as well as CO2 emissions and waste by 2020. 

Customers’ operations

Valmet's solutions help to convert renewable resources into sustainable results. Our technology and services enable the production of customer’s products with less energy, water and raw materials and improved flexibility in fuel source selection to replace fossil fuels with renewable ones.