Operations with clear targets
We have eight sustainability targets that guide our operations.
Metsä Group’s target is to support sustainable forest management and to maintain the share of certified wood in our operations above 80%.
Metsä Group set in 2015 a target for ensuring the sustainability of its main logistics flows. During 2016 a questionnaire about the Group’s Code of Condact for Suppliers was sent to service providers. We are in the process of assessing the responses and planning actions to make sure that our suppliers meet the required criteria.
Metsä Group’s target is to reduce fossil CO2 emissions in production by 30% per production tonne from 2009 level. In 2013 the target was reached and we have been able to lower the emissions ever since.
Metsä Group’s target is to improve energy efficiency by 10% from 2009 level by 2020. We have made progress in reaching this target but still have work to do.
Metsä Group’s target is to reduce process water use. We have made progress in reducing water use with the aim of -17% per production tonne from the 2010 level by 2020.
Metsä Group’s target is to train all employees in the Code of Conduct.
Metsä Group’s target is to improve lost-time accident frequency rate by 10% annually. The long-term goal is to have zero accidents.
Metsä Group’s target is to keep sickness absenteeism rate below 3%.