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%.
In 2015, Metsä Group set a target for ensuring the sustainability of its main logistics flows. In the end of 2017, all our 481 main logistics partners included in the sustainability survey fulfilled Metsä Group's sustainability criteria. Partners included in the survey covered 90% of our total annual spend on logistics services.
Metsä Group’s target is to reduce fossil CO2 emissions by 30% per product tonne from 2009 level. The target was reached in 2013 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 aim to reduce process water use per product tonne by 17% 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 annually improve lost-time accident frequency rate (LTA1) by 10%. Our long-term goal is to have zero accidents.
Metsä Group’s target is to keep sickness absenteeism rate below 3%.