Sustainable supply chain

Ensuring a sustainable supply chain is one of our five sustainability focus areas. We have integrated sustainability into our procurement and supply chain processes, and our target is to continuously enhance our supply chain management and our value chain’s transparency.

Key figures in sustainable supply chain in 2019:

99%

of new direct suppliers were automatically screened for sustainability

46

supplier sustainability audits

16

countries where sustainability audits were conducted

15%

air shipment reduction

Recent articles

Developing more sustainable transportation

Developing more sustainable transportation

Valmet transports large amounts of products in its operations and is therefore constantly seeking more sustainable transportation methods.

Video: Valmet’s sustainability engagement program for selected key suppliers in China

Video: Valmet’s sustainability engagement program for selected key suppliers in China

Valmet is continuously supporting its suppliers’ sustainability operations. In 2018, Valmet launched a sustainability engagement program for selected key suppliers in China.

Sustainable Supply Chain Policy updated to meet today’s requirements

Sustainable Supply Chain Policy updated to meet today’s requirements

Valmet's Sustainable Supply Chain Policy has been updated. The new policy addresses current sustainability themes better and is more condensed in structure. Read more and get to know the new policy.

Auditing suppliers for sustainability

Auditing suppliers for sustainability

Every year, Valmet conducts around 50 sustainability audits for its suppliers as part of its sustainable supply chain program. At the core of the process is Valmet’s own supplier sustainability auditor pool, which consists of Valmet professionals from global procurement.

Supplier Sustainability with Dynaxcel

Supplier Sustainability with Dynaxcel

Dynaxcel, a key supplier in India, and Valmet have been working together to achieve mutual benefits from supplier cooperation. One aspect has been the integration of sustainability principles into Dynaxcel’s operations. Find out how supplier sustainability can lead to operational development.

Supplier sustainability audit kicks off a cycle of positive developments

Supplier sustainability audit kicks off a cycle of positive developments

All companies should demand responsible conduct from their suppliers. This means hard work but can really make a difference on our way towards a more sustainable future. Read how Valmet audits its suppliers.

Responsibility benefits the entire value chain

Responsibility benefits the entire value chain

Valmet works systematically to ensure more responsible business practices throughout its global supply chain. Close collaboration with our suppliers also leads to increased customer benefits and enhanced transparency in the value chain. Case Outokumpu.