Wärtsilä's aim is to engage in open and constructive dialogue with its various stakeholders. Wärtsilä actively maintains relations with its stakeholders and develops its activities, products and services based on the feedback received from them. At the corporate level the company has defined its most important stakeholders to be its customers, owners, suppliers, employees and society. Wärtsilä's subsidiaries define their own primary stakeholders which, in addition to the above, include local residents close to production plants, as well as educational institutes and public authorities. Priorities vary from one company to another. Wärtsilä continuously enhances its reporting performance both on its own initiative and in response to feedback from its stakeholders.