Press release

Fortum to make donations to four Finnish universities in honour of Finland 100 celebration

20 June 2017, 12:00 EEST


As part of Finland 100, the centenary of Finland’s independence, Fortum is
making donations to four Finnish universities. Each donation is EUR 250,000,
and the recipients are:

-- Aalto University
-- Lappeenranta University of Technology
-- Åbo Akademi University (science and engineering)
-- University of Oulu (technology)

“We want to celebrate Finland’s centenary by looking forward and investing in
Finland’s most notable strength, i.e. know-how,” says Arto Räty, Senior Vice
President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Fortum.

Fortum is one of the official corporate partners of Finland 100, and the
donation to universities is part of Fortum’s jubilee year programme. The
universities can apply for matched funding for the donation through the
Government’s matched funding scheme, which can be three times the value of the

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Additional information:
Heli Antila, Chief Technology Officer, Fortum, tel. +358 40 571 7188

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with
electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource
efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for
a cleaner world. We employ some 8,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic
countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is
CO2 free. In 2016, our sales were EUR 3.6 billion. Fortum’s share is listed on
Nasdaq Helsinki.