ESPOO, Finland, April 23, 2020 (Press Release) -Metsä Tissue, one of the leading European tissue paper producers and part of Metsä Group, has been awarded the highest Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility as a supplier. Overall Metsä Tissue is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard.
“Sustainability and responsibility have a central role in Metsä Tissue's business. We have been working systematically to develop our sustainability performance and we will actively continue this work within our business processes and together with our stakeholders towards reaching our strategic 2030 sustainability objectives. We are proud of this Platinum recognition from EcoVadis as it is a valuable indicator of the systematic work that has been done,” says Esa Kaikkonen, CEO at Metsä Tissue.
EcoVadis operates a platform allowing companies to assess the environmental and social performance of its suppliers on a global basis. The themes of the EcoVadis assessment include Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.
Metsä Tissue creates a cleaner every day. We are a leading tissue paper supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of greaseproof papers. Our brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in five countries, we employ around 2,500 people. In 2019, our sales were EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group, a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy.