Corporate social responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Fortum has a long history of cooperating with local communities. We have defined our way of working: we want to work in the areas that we know best and link our actions tightly to our corporate strategy.

Read more in the Sustainability 2020 report

Fortum to support Save the Children’s Covid-19 relief work in India

Fortum donates one hundred thousand euros to support the Save the Children organisation’s efforts to help children and families suffering from the Covid-19 crisis in India.

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Fortum's CSR Programme

We have structured our societal actions within the framework of a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programme with three focus areas: Climate, Material revolution and People. 

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Support and business go hand in hand

Fortum has collaborated with local communities for a long time. During the past year, we have renewed our support principles. All our work is based on our values – curiosity, responsibility, integrity and respect.

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Fortum and Neste Foundation

The Foundation’s purpose is to support research, education and development in natural, technical and economical sciences within the energy industry. To fulfil its purpose, the Foundation can award grants, honorary awards or other such financial means to economically support actions.

Read more about Fortum and Neste Foundation

Apply for Fortum's support for social responsibility initiatives (sponsoring, donation requests)

Support guidelines

Fortum's support for social responsibility initiatives can be requested through an application. You may find the link to the application form at the bottom of this page. To facilitate efficient handling of your application, we have provided a set of detailed questions for you to answer, including, e.g. your plan on how Fortum is to be acknowledged for supporting your cause.

Please note that we require applications to fulfil our basic qualification criteria. Only qualified applications are accepted into the further evaluation process. We will send a response to all applicants.

Before filling in the application, please note the following:

  • To ensure a smooth handling of your application, fill in all the requested details carefully. Mandatory fields are marked. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated.

  • You cannot save the web application template as a draft.

  • Before submitting your application, please ensure that you have completed all the required details. Once you have submitted your application, it is not possible to cancel it anymore.

  • Handling of your application takes a while. You can expect to receive a reply within 90 days.

Fortum welcomes support applications within our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme's strategic focus areas Climate (environment and water), People (particular emphasis on children, youth and education) and Material revolution (recycling and waste).

We do not contribute to:

  • political purposes of any kind
  • public authorities (e.g. officials, police, military)
  • labour organizations
  • municipalities, local governments-accessory advertisements
  • sports allowed only if aligned with the CSR programme themes
  • religious causes
  • radical movements or associations using illegal methods, unethical purposes or activities that endanger environment or safety
  • we do not sponsor anything for logo visibility only.
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