OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, DECEMBER 21, 2010 AT 10.00 AM
Outotec joins the United Nations Global Compact initiative
Outotec has signed the United Nations Global Compact initiative and has committed to its principles of human rights, environment, labor and anti-corruption.
Outotec develops and provides technology solutions for the sustainable use of Earth's natural resources. The company is a global leader in minerals and metals processing technology, and its innovative solutions are used also for the energy industry and industrial water treatment. By joining corporate responsibility Global Compact initiative Outotec expresses its intent to further advance sustainability and social responsibility principles in its business practices.
"We commit to Global Compact principles in our day-to-day operations. In addition, we will engage in collaborative projects, which advance the broader development goals, particularly the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Sustainable use of Earth's natural resources is our mission and we are strongly committed to develop and offer new solutions for that purpose," says Pertti Korhonen, President and CEO of Outotec.
The UN Global Compact is the world's largest corporate responsibility initiative with nearly 9,000 supporters in over 130 countries. Further information is available at www.unglobalcompact.org.
For further information please contact:
Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817 198