Sisu and sauna. Those two Finnish words that can be found in an English dictionary and those define Finnish mentality and national character. Sisu means determination in the face of adversity. Sisu is a combination of courage, perseverance, extreme persistence and initiative that is strong enough to defy the elements. In Finland, Sisu runs in our blood.
Sisu is one of the WOIMA Corporation values and this value is part of everything we do. At WOIMA we use sisu every single day. We push our boundaries and approach challenges head-on. Sisu boosts our progress, keeps us on course and it makes us to take one step further. Every member of our team is determined to challenge themselves and sisu promotes us in our mission to increase wellbeing in emerging countries by delivering best-in-class circular economy solutions.With sisu mindset, you can make well thought-out decisions on time or come to sensible conclusions despite uncertainty. Sisu gives you capability to plan wisely, think strategically, define what you are supposed to do and what not and it allows you to prioritize wisely what needs to be done right now, and what can be improved later. It also lets you to focus on great long-term results.
As a value, sisu boosts performance and achievements. It gives you courage to get to the bottom of things and resolve root causes. Perseverance makes you to perform strong consistently, you can accomplish amazing amounts of important work, make tough decisions and take calculated risks. Most of all, with sisu, you can achieve greater results.
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WOIMA Corporation is a Finnish supplier of best-in-class waste-to-value products, projects and services worldwide. We have developed solutions that enable us, and the customer, to transform and recycle virtually any waste stream into raw materials and energy. At WOIMA we combine Finnish engineering know-how in waste management with power generation design expertise. These solutions are used in Finland every day. They support the circular economy ideology and ensure that less than 1% of Finland’s waste ends up in landfills.
Our mission is to improve quality of life both locally and globally, as well as empower people to utilize waste as a commodity. Our decades of international project management experience ensure an on-time, in-budget and high-quality WOIMA solution delivery across the globe.