Sustainability at Ensto


Electricity is the key energy form for modern and sustainable societies. It is not only the foundation for our information and communications technologies but eases up life in many other sectors as well. There is no other energy form with such a versatility.

The electric grid is the backbone of electricity connecting multiple sources to a smart network of producers and users. Furthermore, extensive and smart use of renewable electricity is an efficient way of fighting against the climate change.

Ensto offers solutions to make electricity work for all of us, every day. It provides solutions that complement the aim of ensuring a better life for future generations. Today, Ensto designs and provides smart electrical solutions for electricity distribution, electrification and lighting for buildings and marine industry, and solutions that enable the electric vehicle charging infrastructure. And sustainability being a driver for new thinking models and innovations.

This is our way of making life better with electricity.

Better life with electricity. Sustainably.

For us sustainability means responsible operation in all our actions. We constantly seek ways to reduce our energy consumption and operate more efficiently. We concentrate our efforts in the areas that account for most of our environmental impact to effectively enhance our overall performance; namely the use of raw materials, the consumption of electricity and the generation of non-recyclable waste.

We contribute to building a better society with electricity by providing smart solutions and services, improving energy efficiency and focusing on sustainable development. To accomplish this, we aim to be at the front line of the electrical systems and supplies industry in producing clean, recyclable, trusted, and innovative products and solutions that have a long lifetime and a low environmental impact over their life cycle. 

We do our utmost to run our business in ethical manners through the whole value chain. We value human rights, and health and safety working conditions and expect our suppliers to do so too.

We are committed to promote responsible practices in our supply chain, while ensuring that our sourcing and supplier relationships deliver a competitive advantage. We expect our suppliers and partners to respect our values, policies and way of doing business when engaging in business activities with us.
We see sustainability as part of our everyday actions.

Our Sustainability Approach

Our sustainability framework follows Ensto's new business strategy. We have defined four sustainability themes by focusing on our main stakeholders' needs and requirements. These focus areas are put into practice through concrete action plans that are followed at all levels of the organization.

Sustainability Themes


Best Employee Experience

The target of Best Employee Experience is to attract, develop and retain the best talents. This is done by offering equal opportunities and training to our employees, invest in wellbeing and work satisfaction. This theme also aims at raising the environmental awareness of our employees and other stakeholders.

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Smart Solution Creation

Smart Solution Creation concentrates on supporting customers in sustainability by creating smart and safe solutions with low environmental impact. We seek ways to reduce energy consumption of our products with smart technology. We are embedding sustainability into internal processes by prioritizing materials with low environmental impact and developing product lifecycle management.

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Responsible Sourcing

In Responsible Sourcing we concentrate on increasing transparency in sourcing activities. We aim to set clear, transparent and fair criteria and processes when choosing and managing suppliers and partners. We focus on that supplier criteria is communicated, understood and followed throughout the whole supplier chain.

Lean Manufacturing and Delivery

Within the theme Lean Manufacturing and Delivery we concentrate on efficient operation by reducing energy consumption and material wastage, minimizing environmental impacts and utilizing circular economy. We put lot of effort on maintaining and improving high quality, energy efficient production methods and ensuring safe working conditions.

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All of the themes are based on our governance, which include our values, ethical principles, policies and guidelines, sustainability management, principles of UN Global Compact, well-being of local communities and dialogue with our stakeholders.