Fortum renewed its sustainability programme and targets

Fortum's Sustainability Report for 2010 has been published. The new report
supports the company's goal to provide more comprehensive reporting of
significant sustainability issues for Fortum's stakeholders, and it presents
the ways in which Fortum takes economic, environmental and social
responsibility into consideration in a balanced manner in the company's

In conjunction with the strategy work, Fortum revised its approach to
sustainability and defined new Group-level sustainability targets. The new
targets include e.g. specific CO2 emissions target for Fortum's total energy
production (electricity and heat, efficiency of fuel use (>70%).

Strong commitment to performance

Fortum reports now for the first time the euro-amount of added value generated
by Fortum's operations and distributed by the company in different countries of
operations. In 2010 the added value generated and distributed by Fortum
totalled 5.2 billion euros.

Fortum's investments totalled 1.2 billion euros, 214 million euros of which was
for CO2-free production. Purchases accounted for over 2.8 billion euros. An
average of 11,156 employees worked at Fortum in 2010. Fortum's support for
organisations and communities working for the common good in the countries
where it operates totalled about 5.2 million euros.

Long-term aspiration to be CO2-free

In 2010 86% of Fortum's electricity production in the EU was CO2-free. As part
of the Sustainability Report, Fortum's Roadmap to a CO2-free future was

In the EU, 98% of Fortum's operations were ISO 14001-certified at the end of
2010. The goal is to certify OAO Fortum's operations in Russia during 2011. The
company is engaged in long-term efforts to reduce environmental impacts in

All-time best safety level in European operations

Fortum's goal is that its own personnel and the subcontractors working at
Fortum are well and work in safe environment. Fortum's lost workday injury
frequency (LWIF) in 2010 was 2.4, and in Europe the company achieved its
all-time best safety level (LWIF 2.2).

Focus on well-being at work

In 2010 Fortum implemented the ForCARE occupational well-being programme, which
aims to promote working capacity, occupational safety and well-being at the
workplace. The aim of the programme is e.g. to reduce sickness-related absences
by developing the work and the work environment and to promote working

Fortum's Sustainability Report has been published in Finnish and English; it is
available online at The Swedish-language version
of the report will be published at the end of April 2011. The Report complies
with the B+ level reporting guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
and is checked by a third party.

Additional information:
Ulla Rehell, Vice President, Sustainability
tel. +358 (0)10 45 29251,

Pirjetta Soikkeli, Vice Precident, Internal and Sustainability Communications
tel. +358 (0)10 453 2240,