Commitment to external initiatives


Interest area

Outotec's engagement

International Copper Association, European Copper Institute

Increase the awareness and usage of copper by communicating the unique attributes that make this sustainable element an essential contributor to our lives

Member, member of Health, Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Committee

International Zinc Association

Improve zinc production methods


International Chromium Association

Promote sustainable ferrochrome production


International Committee on Ferro Alloys

Promote the holding of International Ferro Alloy Congresses to retain the established high technical standard of the industry


Federation of European Mineral Programs

Support international education and research


Finnish Environmental Cluster for China (FECC)

Increase the awareness of Finnish environmental solutions in China

Member, consultation

European Industrial Research Management Association

R&D method management and development

Member of the board

Finnish Business and Society

Promote financially, socially and ecologically sustainable business in Finland

Member of the board since 2013, chair of the board since 2014

Cleantech Finland

Promote clean technologies

Member since 2009

Baltic Sea Action Group

Improve the state of the Baltic Sea

Member since 2009

Excellence Finland

Promote sustainable excellence and competitiveness in Finland


Federation of Finnish Technology Industries

Ensure that the Finnish technology industry has the preconditions for success in the global marketplace

Member of Technology & Business Working Group, member of Association of Finnish Steel and Metal Producers, member of Environmental Working Group

Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)

Create an internationally attractive and competitive business environment for companies operating in Finland


United Nations Global Compact

Business sustainability guidelines

Participant since 2010, also active participant of Global Compact’s Nordic Network

Global Reporting Initiative


Outotec sustainability reporting since 2010 according to GRI guidelines

European Technology Platform on Sustainable Mineral Resources

Address the future technological and societal challenges in the European minerals industry

Member of Executive Committee, High Level Group participant since 2005

Finnish Metals and Engineering Competence Cluster (FIMECC)

Boost cooperation between companies and research institutes

Deputy member of the board

CLIC Innovation Oy

Facilitate and coordinate world-class industry-driven research in the field of energy and the environment

Deputy member of the board

The Tapani Järvinen Environmental Technology Fund at the Aalto University School of Science and Technology

Promote the research of environmental technology

Outotec donated the basic capital for the fund in 2010.

Technology Academy of Finland

Award the Millennium Technology Prize

Partner company and member of Industry Council

Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation Fund for the Association of Finnish Steel and Metal Producers

Give EUR 300,000 annually in grants and scholarships to students and university research groups


International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Strengthen commercial ties among nations

Vice chair of ICC Finland, member of the Finnish Council

European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) 

Address the phosphorus challenge and its opportunities

President as of Dec 1, 2016, founding member as of  2013

EIT Raw Materials

To boost the competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation and entrepreneurship

Core partner, chairman of the Baltic Sea CLC (Co-Location Center)

Climate Leadership Coalition

Boost the competitiveness of Finland’s business sector and research organizations, help them prepare for the threats posed by climate change and benefit from related business opportunities

Founding member

Commitment 2050

Promote the importance of engineering design, innovation and creativity to sustainable development

Member since 2014

EU: Organizational Environmental Footprint Sector Rules, OEFSR

The European Commission’s three-year pilot to develop and test methods for the environmental footprinting

Member of the Technical Secretariat

GDMB Gesellschaft der  Metallurgen und Bergleute e. V.

Society for the support of scientific, technological, economic, and ecological matters in the fields of raw materials and georesources, non-ferrous metallurgy, recycling, and environmental technology

Chair of the International Copper Committee