Metsä For All

In this page you can get to know our journey towards a more diverse, equal and inclusive workplace. Learn more about our vision, focus areas and equality targets.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Metsä Group is committed to the development of a culture of diversity and equality in which everyone has the opportunity to succeed in their career and be an equal member of the work community. Equality and prohibition of discrimination are important principles for us and an integral part of our ethical company culture.

“Our group operates globally in more than thirty countries, and our personnel represents more than fifty nationalities. We need versatile expertise to execute our strategy of profitable growth and continuous renewal. Above all, by valuing and making the most of diversity, we can be an even better workplace for our employees now and in future. We still have room for improvement, and we’re actively taking steps towards a more equal workplace.’’

Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO, Metsä Group


Our vision for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Metsä For All is a group level definition of the kind of workplace Metsä Group aspires to be. See more from the video below!

Our ambitions as a company

Metsä Group needs diverse expertise in order to implement its strategy of profitable growth.

We want to show direction in promoting diversity, inclusion, gender equality and equal opportunities for all.

Diversity of our personnel and inclusive culture fuel our capability for sustainable innovations and renewal.

A healthy work-life balance is important for us. At Metsä Group everyone can feel safe, empowered and respected.

This is Metsä for All.


To make Metsä for all, we as individuals are committed to:

Welcome people of diverse backgrounds and different life-stages.

Show an example of inclusive behaviour and equality.

Learn the skills required to be the change: identify and eliminate biases, be curious and collaborate.

Focus areas for development

The development of diversity, equality and inclusion is guided by focus areas which are divided in three sections. See below for examples that guide the practical development work in regards to each focus area.

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Equal opportunities for all and gender equality


Inclusion and cultural change

Equality targets

Metsä Group’s equality targets measure our progress.

  • 84%

    of our personnel has completed Diversity, Equality and Inclusion e-learning course (31.12.2023, course published 09/2023)

  • 20%

    of our leaders are women (31.12.2023)