Sustainable business practices

We drive our sustainability work in line with our purpose: Taking every measure for the planet. 

At Vaisala, we are committed to creating a more sustainable future for our customers, stakeholders, and the planet. We integrate sustainability into everything we do, from our strategy and governance to our products and services. We align our sustainability efforts with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, have set a science-based target to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, and follow a strong code of conduct in all our operations.  

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Environmental sustainability

We’re always working to do our best for the environment and have set science-based targets to reduce our emissions. We’re developing our products to use less energy, cutting down on waste, and using all renewable electricity.

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Social sustainability

We push for the highest ethical standards and business practices that are good for society. We respect human rights, ensure occupational health and safety, and work towards more diversity, equity, and inclusion. We never allow corruption in any part of our operations globally

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Sustainable sourcing

We are committed to driving excellence throughout our supply chain. We work together with our suppliers to enable continuous improvement, ensure quality, and emphasize responsible sourcing. We regularly assess environmental, social and governance risks and opportunities.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Our business has always focused on solutions good for society and the environment. We have named the UN Sustainable Development Goals that matter most for our company. By integrating the goals to our strategy work, we can better assess our impacts on sustainable development, both developing new business and driving sustainable business practices.

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Quality, environment, health and safety

We have integrated quality, environment, health and safety into a comprehensive Management System. This safeguards reliable products and services, proper management of environmental matters, and safe and healthy working conditions. It also supports effective work methods and continuous improvement. Vaisala’s management is certified against ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 standards.

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Code of Conduct

We always operate in an ethical and fair manner, guided by our Code of Conduct and Anti-Corruption Policy. We require that all of our employees ensure compliance and promote ethical behavior. We also require that all of our partners and suppliers respect human rights, labor rights, environmental protection, and fair competition.

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct embodies our values: Integrity, Strong Together, Innovation and Renewal, and Customer Focus. We regularly train employees and expect them as well as all our partners to follow this code in all our operations worldwide.

Anti-corruption Policy

We have zero tolerance towards any corruptive practices. We forbid any kind of offering, arranging, demanding bribes, whether directly or through third parties. We’ve also outlined guidelines on acceptable hospitality and entertainment.

Supplier Code of Conduct

We expect ethical principles and business practices for all Vaisala’s suppliers worldwide. It is based on principles created by the International Labor Organization, the United Nations Global Compact initiative, and the Responsible Business Alliance.

Report a concern

If you see something in our operations that worries you, let us know. This helps us spot any bad behavior early and take action accordingly.