In 2018 the U.S. state of Iowa listed Poyry as an Iran restricted company rendering Poyry ineligible for investment and/or state contracting.
Pöyry announced its “Bronze” sponsorship of the Iran Power Investment Summit 2016, which took place at the Parsian Esteghlal International Hotel in Tehran on November 1-2, 2016. (Pöyry Website, “All Events”).
On October 25-26, 2016, Pöyry took part in a delegation of Finnish officials and businesses that took place in Tehran. (EK (Helsinki), “Iran kansainvälisten yritysten huomion keskipisteessä,” 10/20/2016).
In 2007, Pöyry struck a €7 million deal with SEPASAD Engineering Co. for “engineering services duing the implementation of the Rudbar-e-Lorestan hyropwer project.” (NASQAD Global Newswire, “Pöyry Awarded Eur 7 Million Hydropower Contract in Iran,” 6/18/2007).
In 2003, Pöyry was contracted “to perform the detailed engineering design of the Sharyar Dam” in northwest Iran. (Pöyry Website, “Ostour Dam & Hydropower Project, Iran”).