Vaisala 2019 net sales
403.6

MEUR

Operating result (EBIT)
41.1

MEUR

Return on equity (ROE)
17.7

%

Earning per share (EPS)
0.94

EUR

Vaisala annual report 2019 cover image: Observing, stargazing,

Annual report 2019

Corporate Governance Statement

Raimo Voipio, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Kjell Forsén, President and CEO

Chairman and CEO's message 2019

Creating observations for a better world through science-based and sustainable innovations has always been at the core of Vaisala. In 2019, we continued our work addressing the most pressing environmental and societal challenges of our time.

Highlights of the year 2019

Environmental performance indicators in 2019

-90
%

emissions from 2014 baseline (Scope 2)

93
%

renewable electricity

53
%

waste recycling rate (includes reuse, material recycling, and composting)

85
%

employees working on ISO 14001 certified sites

Value creation 2019

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Vaisala Value Creation Model 2019

Researcher in Vaisala's cleanroom in Vantaa

Value for customers

With our measurement solutions, our customers can make reliable decisions as well as enhance quality and productivity of their operations.

Employee reading a book at the office

Value for employees

Solving some of the most difficult challenges of our time, Vaisala offers purposeful work, well-being, and learning for its employees.

Employees sitting and talking at the office

Value for society and the environment

Our measurement solutions enhance information, resource efficiency, and safety in societies.

Employees walking in the office corridor

Value for investors

Vaisala's sustainable business offers responsible returns for its investors.

Megatrends and UN Sustainable Development Goals

Green city view

UN Sustainable Development Goals

We have identified the most relevant UN Sustainable Development Goals for Vaisala. By integrating the goals to our strategy work, we can better assess our impacts on sustainable development and develop new business and sustainable business practices.

Woman looking at a city

Global megatrends

The global megatrends are transformational shifts that provide both a source for inspiration and opportunities for growth for Vaisala. Together with our customers, we can create solutions to the societal and environmental needs posed by these trends.