Valmet listed in Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index
Valmet Corporation's press release on October 15, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. EET
Valmet has been listed in CDP's Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). The index includes the best Nordic companies that have publicly reported on their actions on climate change mitigation. The results were published in CDP's annual Nordic 260 report today.
"Valmet's listing in the Nordic Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index is an excellent achievement for us. Sustainability is at the core of our business as we work every day to provide our customers with solutions that require less water, energy and raw materials, and enable the use of renewable resources. External rankings help us to communicate about our achievements and to further develop our performance," says Pasi Laine, President and CEO of Valmet Corporation.
With a score of 98/100 Valmet is ranked among the top 10% of the organizations that constitute the CDLI, which indicates transparent and comprehensive performance in all areas of reporting.
CDP is an international, not-for-profit organization that works on behalf of 767 institutional investors who represent around a third of the world's invested capital. CDP collects and assesses climate change information from companies and cities to help investors better understand the economic risks and opportunities that climate change presents to their portfolio companies. The index highlights companies that provide a high level of transparency in their disclosure of climate-related information.
Further information, please contact:
Anu Salonsaari-Posti, SVP, Marketing and Communications, Valmet, tel. +358 50 453 4262
Laura Kantanen, Head of Sustainability, Valmet, tel. +358 50 337 4473
Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 11,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day.
Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. Our strong technology offering includes entire pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production.
The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in December 2013. Valmet's net sales in 2013 were approximately EUR 2.6 billion. Valmet's objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.
Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.