Forward Talks podcast

Episode #6
Making an impact with recycled stainless steel

How to create a global low carbon supply chain? In this episode, our host André Noël Chaker and his guests Juha Erkkilä, Head of Group Sustainability, Excellence & Reliability at Outokumpu, and Jani Suomalainen, Head of Supply chain at Valmet, will discuss the initiatives their companies are taking in lowering the carbon footprint in their supply chains. A special focus will be put on using recycled stainless steel - a raw material widely used in Valmet’s solutions. Tune in to find out how recycled stainless steels can make an impact in reducing carbon emissions across the value chain!

Podcast host

André Noël Chaker

Leading business speaker and writer

André Noël Chaker is one of Finland’s leading business speakers and writers. In the last 10 years he has been voted Speaker of the Year twice, and Speaker, Moderator and Coach of the Year. In that time, André has spoken at over 1000 business events in Finland and abroad. He is currently the Chairman of MySpeaker, one of the fastest growing speaker bureaus in Europe.

Podcast guests

Jani Suomalainen

Head of Supply chain, Valmet

Jani has worked for over 15 years in different procurement, logistics and supply chain positions in Valmet and Metsä Board. Nowadays he is passionate about developing supply chains also fossil free.

Juha Erkkilä

Head of Group Sustainability, Excellence & Reliability Outokumpu

Juha is the VP for Sustainability, Excellence & Reliability at Outokumpu. Being a metallurgist who has spent more than a decade in the carbon and stainless steel industry on three different continents, Juha is working towards a world that lasts forever which also is Outokumpu’s ambition. Outokumpu is a producer of stainless steel and has the lowest carbon footprint, covering all scopes of emissions.

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