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.
Key figures in corporate citizenship in 2017
Valmet's impact to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
As a global company, Valmet has an opportunity to impact the development of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Valmet's Sustainability360˚ agenda and the connected action plans are aligned with the SDGs. Also, all the targets in Valmet's sustainability action plan contribute to the goals. From the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Valmet has defined four goals that are the most material for Valmet’s operations.
Valmet reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe
Valmet has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe since 19 March 2018.
100 young people learned about the working life at Valmet
A hundred young people learned about the working life at Valmet. Participants to the training periods in the spring and fall included both unemployed people and people participating in the VALMA preparatory vocational education. Three-week training periods were arranged at Valmet sites in Tampere, Pori, Ulvila, Järvenpää, Jyväskylä, Raisio, Kajaani and Espoo.
Valmet receives Silver Class Sustainability Award 2018 in RobecoSAM’s annual Sustainability Yearbook
Valmet has received Silver Class medal in RobecoSAM’s annual Sustainability Yearbook which lists the world’s sustainability leaders.
Valmet's seasonal donation to Save the Children
Valmet gives its seasonal donation of EUR 20,000 to Save the Children. With the donation, Save the Children is able to help children in Syria and neighboring areas.
Valmet supports education of children with SOS Children's Villages of India
For over 50 years, the SOS Children's Villages of India has been providing family-based care for parentless or abandoned children in India. Valmet has been supporting the organization since 2007 by helping its work to benefit children in need of care and protection.