Annual targets

Our annual sustainability targets are aligned with our material topics and defined to support our Sustainability Agenda 2020. We have also integrated the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our annual targets.

Target for 2017 Status  Performance in 2017 Target for 2018 GRi indicator & relevant SDG

1. Safety

       

New lost-time incident management system implemented globally in major locations.

Harmonized principles for global incident management defined; system specification done. Implementation pending for 2018.

5% reduction in lost- time injury rate.

GRI 403-2
GRI 416-1

SDG3

 

 

Reviewed and simplified harmonized product compliance management procedures in use globally.

Simplified and harmonized procedures are released and implementation for part of Outotec functions has been completed. The remaining will be completed during 2018. 

   

2. Sustainable offering

Environmental goods and services (EGS) to account for over 90% of order intake.

EGS accounted for 90% of total order intake

EGS to account for over 90% of order intake.

OWN

 SDG9

20% reduction in CO2 emissions to be achieved through the use of Outotec’s metals-related technologies, compared to industry averages

 

22% reduction in CO2 emissions achieved through the use of Outotec’s metals-related technologies.

20% reduction in CO emissions to be achieved through the use of Outotec’s metals-related technologies, compared to industry averages.

 

 

The piloting of the water treatment solution to be completed and our offering expanded to encompass the entire water management of a mine site. The safety benefits of our dry stacking alternative to be emphasized.

Several laboratory scale pilots and four piloting tests were carried out for customers and the offering has been expanded. Safety benefits were emphasized.

Successful commercialization of new water treatment solutions and receiving at least two new orders based on this technology.

 

 

Reductions in the use of fossil fuels by Outotec’s renewable energy solutions amounting to 12 MWe and/or by steam boilers amounting to 60 MWth.

Plants ordered in 2015 were under design and construction in 2017, but not yet in operation.

Waste-to-energy plants delivered by Outotec reduce the use of fossil fuels to exceed our annual targets from two previous years combined. 

 

 

3. Responsible business practices

Working conditions to be assessed at Outotec’s main manufacturing and service sites.

Working conditions self-assessment was carried out at our main manufacturing and service sites.

Global working conditions guidelines concerning blue-collar employees to be created and implemented.

GRI 205-2

SDG8

Code of Conduct training for blue-collar employees.

38% of blue-collar employees attended Code of Conduct training.

80% of Outotec’s employees trained on Code of Conduct.

 

4. Sustainable supply chain

Audits to be run globally to cover 10% of key suppliers where a purchase order has been placed recently, for product quality, with supplier development actions planned (or implemented) according to the audit findings.

21% of key suppliers, where a purchase order has been placed recently, audited for product quality, with supplier development actions planned or implemented according to the audit findings.

Auditing 25% of key suppliers globally.

 

GRI 204-1
GRI 414-1

SDG12

All key suppliers not certified under ISO 14000 and/or ISO 18000 to be audited on health, safety, environmental and social aspects.

All key suppliers not certified under ISO 14000 and/or ISO 18000 were audited on health, safety, environmental and social aspects.

   

5. Development of our people

Index improvements of 6% in employee engagement compared to Pulse survey results from 2016 and 4% in performance enablement.

Employee engagement improved by 18 %-points.

Index improvements of 4 %-points in employee engagement compared to employee survey results in 2017.

OWN

SDG4

Index improvement of 4% in performance enablement, compared to Pulse survey results from 2016.

Performance enablement criteria changed and the results are not comparable to 2016 results.

   

6. Equal opportunities and diversity

2% increase in the number of female leaders in senior leadership positions compared to 2016.

The number of female leaders in senior leadership position did not increase.

2% increase in the number of female leaders in senior leadership positions compared to 2016.

GRI 405-1SDG5

7. Community involvement

One new community project started.

New Sustainability Master Class launched with University of Helsinki.

No target for 2018.

GRI 413-1

SDG11

8. Stakeholder dialogue

Continue with existing feedback surveys to measure our performance per customer relationship, and initiate a new transactional feedback survey for field service.

Customer feedback surveys were successfully continued and established as a continuous process. 

No target for 2018. 

GRI 102-3
GRI 102-4

SDG17

9. Minimize our own environmental impact

ISO 50001 energy management systems, including energy saving concepts, to be implemented in all locations in Finland.

ISO 50001 was certified in all locations in Finland.

Maintain the same lower level of CO2 emissions from flights per EUR 1 million sales as recorded in 2016.

GRI 302-4
GRI 305-5

SDG13

A new harmonized quarterly global energy consumption reporting concept to be created and implemented.

A new energy consumption reporting tool was implemented in 2017 and is currently in use covering Outotec locations globally.

   

Maintain the same lower level of CO2 emissions from flights per EUR 1 million sales as recorded in 2016.

The emissions from flights per EUR 1 million sales remained at the same level as recorded in 2016.