Pöyry joins association World Business Council for Sustainable Development
January 12, 2012
– Global consulting and engineering company Pöyry has become a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Together with other WBCSD members Pöyry contributes to solving some of our planet's biggest challenges that require high-quality consulting and design capabilities.
The WBCSD is a global association dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. The council plays the leading advocacy role for business and provides a forum for its members to share best practices and develop innovative tools.
"I am pleased to be able to welcome this internationally respected company, with its profound consulting and engineering knowledge, to our membership. Pöyry's experts will make a valuable contribution to our comprehensive work programme not least since the areas in which they operate so closely match it," says Bjorn Stigson, President, WBCSD.
"We are honoured to have been invited to join a group of companies and individuals that are passionate about sustainable business. As stated in our vision, we aim to be recognised for our capabilities in engineering balanced sustainability. The WBCSD provides us with a valuable platform from which to collaborate and accelerate development of sustainable business," says Heikki Malinen, President and CEO of Pöyry.