ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Metsä Board has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage environmental issues and has been awarded a position both on CDP’s Supplier Climate A List and on CDP’s Supplier Water A List. Metsä Board is the only Finnish company on these lists and the only forest industry company globally to feature on the Supplier Climate A list. CDP is a non-profit global environmental disclosure platform.
In 2017 over 4,800 companies submitted annual supply chain disclosures to CDP for independent assessment against its scoring methodology. Metsä Board is among the 2% of organisations participating in CDP’s supply chain programme to be awarded a position on the Supplier A List, in recognition of its actions to address environmental issues including climate change, water security and deforestation in the past reporting year.
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests.
The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2017, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.8 billion, and it has approximately 2,350 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.
Metsä Group is a forerunner in bioeconomy utilising renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. Metsä Group focuses on wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards and tissue and cooking papers.
Metsä Group’s sales totalled EUR 5.0 billion in 2017, and it employs approximately 9,100 people. The Group operates in some 30 countries. Metsäliitto Cooperative is the parent company of Metsä Group and owned by approximately 104,000 Finnish forest owners.