Our engineering is firmly based on the principles of sustainable development
The day-to-day work of Etteplan’s environmental management is based on the standards specified in the ISO 14001 environmental system. The goals of our environmental policy include minimizing the environmental impacts of our own operations, training our personnel to recognize the environmental impacts of their work, and helping our partners observe responsibility in environmental matters.
Targets and results for 2017
Etteplan sets targets for its environmental efforts in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard. The targets and results for 2017 are presented in the Annual Review. In 2017, Etteplan also passed an external audit conducted in accordance with the updated ISO 14001:2015 standard.
Moderate direct environmental impacts
As an expert organization, the direct environmental impacts of Etteplan’s own operations are moderate. In addition to the electricity consumption of Etteplan’s offices, the environmental impacts arise primarily from travel, which has been significantly reduced thanks to electronic meeting technology. The CO2 emissions of air travel are monitored based on information supplied by an external service provider.
Designing eco-efficient solutions
Each year, we design hundreds of solutions for the world’s leading machinery and equipment suppliers. They help our customers create solutions that are eco-efficient with respect to their manufacturability, usability and recyclability. We develop environmentally friendly technologies and cleantech products, and contribute to the energy efficiency of our customers’ equipment, machinery and production facilities.
Product design takes into consideration the product’s full lifecycle environmental footprint: from raw materials to production, product use and disposal orrecycling. For instance Etteplan’s technical documentation solutions are environmentally friendly and reduce the need for printed materials, as manuals and instructions can be distributed to maintenance and service personnel digitally.
Etteplan's growth strategy
Cornerstones of our strategyThe four cornerstones of Etteplan’s strategy are customer focus, service solutions, one Etteplan and engineering methods. Read more
Competitive advantageOur business model is based on Managed Services. Managed Services are packaged and productized solutions where the customer buys the results rather than temporary staff or working hours. Read more
Vision and valuesRead more
Strategic and financial targetsEtteplan updated its strateegic and financial targets in December 2016. The targets for growth and profitability remained unchanged. Read more
AcquisitionsIn acquisitions, which play a key role in our strategy, our focus is on increasing our competence capital and geographical expansion. Read more
Board of Directors & Management
Etteplan has set the standard in engineering design for 30 years. The company has been a pioneer in the development of engineering design and methods as well as new business models.
Events & webinars
At Etteplan, corporate responsibility is at the core of our day-to-day business as we design hundreds of sustainable solutions for the world’s leading machinery and equipment manufacturers every year. Our highly skilled personnel play a crucial role in fulfilling our customer promise.