Corporate social responsibility report

The report on social responsibility describes the entire Helen Group. The Helen Group consists of the parent company Helen Ltd and the subsidiaries Helen Electricity Network Ltd, Oy Mankala Ab, and Helsingin Energiatunnelit Oy. New subsidiaries are Tuulipuisto Lakiakangas 3 Oy and Kristinestad Tupaneva Oy. The associated companies consolidated in the Group accounts are Voimapiha Oy, Suomen Merituuli Oy, and Liikennevirta Oy.

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Every single day of the year, Helen delivers electricity, heat and cooling, as well as services related to energy and e-mobility to its customers.

Helen Ltd produces energy in power plants and heating plants located in Helsinki, as well as through its power assets. The company is owned by the City of Helsinki.

Helen Electricity Network Ltd offers its customers electricity transmission and distribution services in almost all areas in the Helsinki region.

Oy Mankala Ab owns the Mankala, Ahvenkoski, Klåsarö and Ediskoski hydroelectric power plants on the River Kymijoki. In addition, Mankala owns 8.1 per cent of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, 16.1 per cent of Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy and 50 per cent of Suomen Merituuli Oy.

The report on social responsibility consists of four parts: responsibility management, environmental responsibility, people, and economic responsibility. The report complements our annual report that describes the business operations and financial key figures of the Helen Group.

The report on social responsibility is meant for all stakeholders interested in us and our operations. It focuses on describing our key activities and impacts in corporate responsibility, and presents Helen’s current status and its future outlook.

The report on social responsibility describes the calendar year 2020. The progress of various projects related to responsibility can be monitored in our news and blog, which are kept constantly up-to-date. The report was published in March 2021.

The total number of visits to the online report on social responsibility was 13,500. The number of visits increased slightly on the previous year.

Report year Visits
2020 12500
2019 13500
2018 12500
2017 12100
2016 13800

We have published a separate report on social responsibility since 2014. Before that, responsibility was reported as part of the annual report. You can read the previous reports here:

Helen Ltd operated as Helsingin Energia public utility until 31 December 2014. The information reported as from 2015 applies to Helen Ltd. Information prior to 2015 concerns the operations of Helsingin Energia.

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Environmental responsibility

Reduction of environmental impacts is an important part of our activities. Our long-term goal is climate-neutral energy production.

Responsibility management

We aim to be the most responsible operator in the market. We are developing new, more sustainable energy solutions for our customers.