OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, JUNE 16, 2011 AT 5:00 PM
Outotec publishes its first sustainability report
Outotec has published its first sustainability report which defines Outotec's approach to sustainability and discloses the company's sustainability performance in 2010 and future targets. The report conforms to Application Level B+ of the Global Reporting Initiative, as confirmed in a check by the GRI, and is third-party assured by Ecobio Ltd. The report, together with a separate casebook demonstrating Outotec's track record in providing sustainable solutions for the customers, is available at www.outotec.com/sustainability and as a printed hardcopy in English.
Outotec has existed as an independent company since 2006 and this report is the first of its kind in Outotec. With a mission 'sustainable use of Earth's natural resources' Outotec develops technology and provides environmentally sound solutions for minerals and metals processing as well as innovative solutions for energy and water treatment.
"Because of the nature of our business, our most significant contribution to abating climate change, reducing the energy and water consumption as well as emissions, improving recovery of valuables and recycling is made through providing sustainable technology to our customers, enabling them to run a more environmentally friendly business. In that way, with our innovative solutions, we improve resource efficiency and enable societies' sustainable development. With this report we want to demonstrate our own commitment to good governance, responsible business practices and transparency", says Outotec CEO Pertti Korhonen and continues, "We intend to incorporate sustainability into all aspects of our operations, from our own business processes to the solutions we develop for our customers".
For further information please contact:
Dr Ilkka Kojo, Director - Environment and Sustainability
tel. +358 20 529 2010
Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817 198