Operations with clear targets

We have eight sustainability targets that guide our operations.

Raw materials and supply chain

​​​​​​​​Wood

Metsä Group’s target is to support sustainable forest management and to maintain the share of certified wood in our operations above 80%.

DEGREE OF CERTIFIED WOOD SOURCED BY METSÄ GROUP, %

per cent

Year % Target level
2011 81 80
2012 82 80
2013 82 80
2014 84 80
2015 84 80
2016 86 80
2017 88 80

Logistics

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.

Resource efficiency and emissions

Climate

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.

REDUCTION OF FOSSIL CO2 EMISSIONS PER PRODUCT TONNE, %

per cent

Year % Taget level
2010 14 30
2011 16 30
2012 25 30
2013 30 30
2014 34 30
2015 33 30
2016 35 30
2017 38 30

Energy

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.

ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT, %

per cent

Year % Target level
2010 3 10
2011 3 10
2012 3 10
2013 6 10
2014 7 10
2015 7 10
2016 6 10
2017 7 10

Resource efficiency

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.

REDUCTION OF PROCESS WATER USE PER PRODUCT TONNE, %

per cents

Year % Target level
2011 3 17
2012 7 17
2013 12 17
2014 12 17
2015 15 17
2016 13 17
2017 15 17

Stakeholder engagement

Ethical business

Metsä Group’s target is to train all employees in the Code of Conduct.

SHARE OF PERSONNEL TRAINED IN CODE OF CONDUCT, %

per cent

Year % Target level
2013 70 100
2014 72 100
2015 87 100
2016 92 100
2017 91 100

Safety at work

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.

REDUCTION OF LOST-TIME ACCIDENT FREQUENCY RATE (LTA1), %

per cent

Year % Target level
2012 14 10
2013 16 10
2014 15 10
2015 15 10
2016 22 10
2017 20 10

Well-being at work

Metsä Group’s target is to keep sickness absenteeism rate below 3%.

SICKNESS ABSENTEEISM, %

per cent

Year % Target level
2012 3.9 3
2013 3.8 3
2014 3.7 3
2015 3.9 3
2016 3.9 3
2017 3.9 3