Fortum included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Fortum Corporation
Press release
3 September 2009
Fortum included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index                           
                                                                       
Fortum has secured its place on the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index World 
index 2009/2010 as the only Nordic power and heat company. Fortum has been      
included in the index every year since 2003/04. Fortum was also included in the 
Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index for the second time in-a-row. Dow Jones    
Indexes, STOXX Limited and SAM Group announced the results of the annual review 
earlier today.
                                                                  
"Sustainability has been a core part of Fortum's strategy for several years. We 
truly believe that sustainability, in addition to be a responsibility of a      
respected corporate citizen, is a true success factor for our business. This is 
what our results in the marketplace also substantiate. The DJSI nomination shows
that we are moving in the right direction. We are very proud of the external    
recognitions that our efforts has resulted to," says Carola Teir-Lehtinen,      
Corporate Vice President, Sustainability at Fortum.
                             
Fortum has been included in the DJSI World index for the seventh time in-a-row. 
DJSI World index includes 317 leading companies from 27 countries worldwide in  
terms of corporate sustainability whereas DJSI STOXX index comprises 154 leading
European companies. 
                                                            
Furthermore, Fortum is included, as the only Nordic energy company, in the      
Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), which is comprised of 68 FT500      
companies that show distinction in their reporting of greenhouse gas emissions  
and implementation of climate change strategies. Fortum has also been chosen on 
the Storebrand's Best in Class report. 
                                         
Fortum Corporation                                                              
Corporate Communications 
                                                       
Further information:                                                            
www.sustainability-indexes.com                                                  
www.fortum.com/sustainability  
                                                 
Hannu Härkönen, Sustainability Manager                                          
Tel. +358 10 45 24162
hannu.harkonen@fortum.com

Fortum is a leading energy company focusing on the Nordic countries, Russia and 
the Baltic Rim area. Activities cover the generation, distribution and sale of  
electricity and heat and the operation and maintenance of power plants. Our     
vision is to be the benchmark power and heat company excelling in               
sustainability.

About Us

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. In 2016, our sales were EUR 3.6 billion. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.fortum.com

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