PRESS RELEASE 2 Dec 2010
Pöyry has signed cooperation agreement with Aalto University
PÖYRY PLC Press release 2 December 2010 at 4.45 p.m.
Pöyrysigned a cooperation agreement with Aalto University on 1 December 2010 which will support the university's research, development and education efforts. As part of the agreement and in accordance with the decision made at the 2010 Annual General Meeting, Pöyry has approved EUR 300 000 to be donated to Aalto University's foundation.
Aalto University's multidisciplinary focus areas from digitalisation and services, sustainable use of energy and natural resources, and human living environment are in line with Pöyry's strategic goals. With the cooperation agreement Pöyry aims to secure its top-level know-how and resources in Finland now and in the future.
"The strategic goals of Pöyry and Aalto University are very much aligned. With our Balanced sustainability approach and high-level know-how, Pöyry seeks solutions to future challenges. One of the main goals of this high-level cooperation is to combine the creation of new knowledge with direct utilisation in certain key projects. We also aim to distribute knowledge we represent to future experts in order to do our part to ensure Finland stays at the forefront of knowledge and development in these areas", says Heikki Malinen, President and CEO.
Additional information by:
Heikki Malinen, President and CEO, Pöyry PLC, Finland
Contacts to Jaana Pihlajaniemi, tel. +358 10 33 22399
Risto Laukkanen, Senior Vice President, Knowledge Management, tel. +358 10 33 22110
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).