• Submitted by: Metsa Group
  • Topic: Energy
  • Keywords: bio-energy, Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Energy ; Environment and climate change
  • Location: Finland
  • Date of completion: 2020
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Global Compact
Metsa Group is committed to building a sustainable future based on bio-economy


All companies belonging to the Metsa Group; Metsa Tissue (tissue and cooking papers); Metsa Board (board and paper); Metsa Fibre (pulp production); Metsa Wood (wood products) and Metsa Forest (wood supply).

Description/achievement of initiative

Our main raw material is natural, renewable wood. We turn wood into safe and recyclable products that improve the quality of our customers' and consumers' lives.

Implementation methodologies

We are committed to promoting sustainable development in all our business activities and operations; to continuously improving our operations and to conducting business in a responsible manner. We also enhance sustainability throughout the whole supply chain. We expect both our employees and suppliers to act according to the same high ethical standards.

Deliverable Date
Additionally we ensure efficient energy consumption and our target is to improve energy efficiency by 10% by 2020. 2020
We focus on mitigating climate change. Our target is to reduce fossil CO2 emissions in production operations by 30% by 2020. 2020
All the wood we use comes from sustainably managed forests and its origin is always known. We promote forest certification in all the regions where we operate and we want to increase the share of certified wood. We have committed to sustaining the amount 2020
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