Stora-Enso company profile

How responsible are the wood fibres used for fine paper production?

Result: 42% of the achievable points for this section
Arrow up
  • The current level of FSC-certified fibre content for fine paper production (36%) is high compared to other fine paper producers
  • Stora-Enso continues working to increase the amounts of FSC-certified fibre uses for fine paper production
Arrow down
  • Stora-Enso does not use recycled fibre for fine paper production
  • Stora-Enso does not have a specific target recycled fibre use levels for fine paper production, but they will have trial run where they test recycled fibre in the fine paper production
  • Stora-Enso made a public commitment toward certification (FSC and PEFC), but not a clear commitment towards FSC and preferential sourcing of FSC wood fibres.
  • Stora-Enso has a target to purchase 100% Chain-of-custody certified fibre in the near future, but without an exact date

Company snapshot

Origin: Finland
Main markets: Europe, Latin America, Asia
Origin of mills: Finland, Germany, Belgium, China
Main product brands: 4CC, MultiCopy
website

How clean and efficient is the production of fine paper?

Result: 54% of the achievable points for this section
Arrow up
  • Energy used to produce a tonne of paper is low compared to other fine paper producers
  • Fossil CO2 emissions per tonne of paper (256 kg) are low compared to other fine paper producers
  • Current levels of landfill waste per tonne of fine paper (16.1 kg) are low
  • AOX levels per tonne of fine paper (0.06 kg) are low compared to other fine paper producers
Arrow down
  • Only 10 % of the fibre used in fine paper production are bleached Totally Chlorine Free (TCF)
  • Current COD levels per tonne of fine paper (14 kg) are quite high

Environmental management systems and transparency

Result: 68% of the achievable points for this section
Arrow up
  • All of Stora-Enso's fine paper mills have ISO 14001 or EMAS certified environmental management systems in place
  • Stora-Enso informs publicly for each mill on emissions to air, landfill waste and most emissions to water
  • Stora-Enso reports on Labour issues, Human rights and Social issues at a standard recommended in the Global Reporting Initiative guidelines
Arrow down
  • Stora-Enso reports publicly its overall certified fibre share, but does not differentiate by certification scheme
  • Stora-Enso does not report publicly BOD and TSS emissions to water
  • Stora-Enso has not published a WWF Paper Scorecard on their fine papers but has used the scorecard as a business to business tool and is willing to publish the scores in the future

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required