Corporate citizenship is one of Valmet’s sustainability focus areas. Valmet collaborates with a significant number of stakeholders in a highly multicultural environment every day. We strive to operate in a socially responsible and globally aligned manner. Our growing presence in emerging markets emphasizes our responsibility to local communities around the world.
We are a trusted partner to our stakeholders and a respected corporate citizen
Valmet’s updated Code of Conduct drives standards of behavior
By the end of 2015, 90% of Valmet employees had completed the updated Code of Conduct training, which was introduced to drive standards of behavior. The Code guides the behavior and decisions of Valmet’s employees and its partners, and creates a uniform foundation for all our business transactions and work assignments.
Valmet's seasonal donation helps drought victims in Africa
At the end of 2015, Valmet donated in total EUR 18,000 to three global humanitarian and conservation organizations as part of its Seasonal Donation. Now, two months after, we got to hear the good news from Africa about how the donated money has been turned into concrete actions.
Keng Zhen Central Primary School in China enjoys fresh water by Valmet-donated water filters
As part of its community programs, Valmet decided to address the challenge of fresh water, and provided new water filters for the Keng Zhen Central Primary School to ensure the availability of fresh water for cooking and drinking at the school. Read more about the project and watch a video!
Valmet's stakeholder survey
The feedback received through a stakeholder survey indicates that Valmet’s main stakeholders confirm our current view on what’s important with regard to the company’s sustainability performance. The most important topics concern safety, sustainable solutions, ethical behavior and employee wellbeing.
Helping out a children's home in South Africa
Valmet’s team in South Africa decided to look at its local community, see what is being done close to them, and then give their support.
Valmet makes a donation to help earthquake victims in Nepal
"When a catastrophe of this magnitude occurs, all support is needed. We hope that Valmet's donation helps contribute to restoring normal operations in the area," says Anu Salonsaari-Posti, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Valmet.
Valmet participates in Earth Hour for the 6th time
“The active participation of Valmet locations around the world clearly indicates our common mindset and commitment towards improving the environmental efficiency of our operations,” says Victoria Larsson, Valmet’s Global HSE Manager