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Sustainable supply chain targets and actions

action plan 2019-2021
Targets Main actions

We develop our existing processes that create the foundation for sustainable supply chain

  • 100% of new direct suppliers go through supplier approval process
  • 40 supplier sustainability audits conducted per year
  • 100% of selected key suppliers engaged in Valmet’s sustainability program
  • Continue supplier sustainability audits while ensuring high quality audit follow-up process
  • Continue to increase traceability in supply chain
  • Develop carbon footprint calculation of our supply chain
  • Continue to implement sustainability gates and guidance in site works purchasing
  • Continue to implement sustainability engagement program for key suppliers globally
  • Launch sustainability e-learning for key suppliers to increase awareness on sustainable business practices

We create new approaches to reduce environmental impacts of our supply chain

  • Set CO2 reduction targets for highest emitting suppliers
  • Reduce emissions from transportation and increase transportation unit fulfillment rates
  • Reduce weight and raw materials of packaging
  • Increase collaboration with highest emitting suppliers to reduce CO2 emissions
  • Create guidance, increase collaboration and investigate the alternative shipping modes
  • Develop lightweight packaging and standardization for more sustainable packaging solution to reduce CO2 emissions, increase use of renewable materials and decrease use of raw materials
Main achievements in 2018
  • 84% of new direct suppliers went through the supplier approval process and were automatically screened for sustainability
  • Indirect key suppliers and new indirect suppliers included in supplier approval process
  • 52 supplier sustainability audits conducted by Valmet with a third-party auditor
  • Sustainability program for key suppliers launched covering 100% of the key suppliers in China