Metsä Group

Metsä Group (includes Metsä Board, Metsä Fibre and Metsä Tissue) has voluntarily and transparently disclosed their sustainability performance and targets on the following product categories:

Leadership in Transparency

EPCI 2013 Participant
GRAPHIC paper
Number of mills reported for this product category 1
Precentage of mills this represents of the overall number of company mills producing the product category 100%

  Responsible fibre sourcing* Clean manufacturing* Reporting & EMS Total
Points achieved/ total achievable points 56% 72% 81% 69.1%
* points achieved through current performance, policies and targets

TISSUE
Number of mills reported for this product category 10
Precentage of mills this represents of the overall number of company mills producing the product category 100%

  Responsible fibre sourcing* Clean manufacturing* Reporting & EMS Total
Points achieved/ total achievable points 79% 64% 67% 69.9%
* points achieved through current performance, policies and targets
PACKAGING
Number of mills reported for this product category 5
Precentage of mills this represents of the overall number of company mills producing the product category 100%

  Responsible fibre sourcing* Clean manufacturing* Reporting & EMS Total
Points achieved/ total achievable points 46% 77% 68% 63.4%
* points achieved through current performance, policies and targets
pulp
Number of mills reported for this product category 7
Precentage of mills this represents of the overall number of company mills producing the product category 100%

  Responsible fibre sourcing* Clean manufacturing* Reporting & EMS Total
Points achieved/ total achievable points 47% 69% 71% 61.7%
* points achieved through current performance, policies and targets

Tonnes produced for categories reported on globally, annually:

Graphic Paper
770,000 tonnes
Tissue
600,000 tonnes
Packaging
1,188,000 tonnes
Pulp
3,500,000 tonnes
WWF spotlight on significant progress since EPCI 2011 (authorized the by the company)
  • Metsä (Graphic Paper) reduced waste to landfill, water use and energy consumption
  • Metsä (Tissue) reduced waste and GHG emissions*
* GHG emissions are direct site level emissions
(scope 1)
Context info from the company
Metsä Group is a forest industry group whose products’ main raw material is Nordic wood. Metsä has systematically increased the share of bioenergy through major investments. Metsä Group's business areas are tissue and cooking papers, board and paper, pulp, wood products as well as wood supply.  

Metsä Group believes in open and transparent communication of sustainability and environmental performance. This year we participated for the first time in all the different product categories of EPCI. 

Riikka Joukio, SVP Sustainability and Corporate Affairs, Metsä Group

Metsä Group produces the following pulp and paper product categories: graphic paper, packaging, tissue, pulp.  
Disclaimer
Ratings are based on information received from the companies. Even though WWF asks for some evidence to substantiate data given, WWF is not verifying this information and relies on accurate data being provided by transparent producers.

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required