CDP recognises Metsä Board with a ‘A’ score for transparency on climate change and water security

Metsä Board Corporation press release 07.02.2024
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Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has been recognised for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change and water security by global environmental non-profit CDP, retaining a place on its annual A List. Based on data reported through CDP’s 2023 Climate Change and Water Security questionnaires, Metsä Board is one of a small number of companies that achieved a double A, out of 23,000 companies scored. In the Forests questionnaire Metsä Board scored an A-.

“We have ambitious sustainability targets including 100% fossil free production and raw materials, and reduced process water use by the end of 2030. In our wood supply, we promote regenerative forestry practices. The high score in CDP assessments year after year is great recognition of our systematic work," says Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board.

This is the eighth year that Metsä Board achieved the position on the CDP Climate A list and the CDP Water A list. The measures the company is taking towards its 2030 targets on climate change and water use are publicly available in a detailed and interactive roadmap on the company’s website.

CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognised as the leading standard of corporate environmental transparency. The full list of companies that made this year’s A List is available on CDP’s website, along with other publicly available company scores:  

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For further information:
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 598 7046

Metsä Board

Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards. We focus on lightweight and high-quality folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. The pure fresh fibres we use in our products are a renewable and recyclable resource, that can be traced back to sustainably managed northern forests. We are a forerunner in sustainability, and we aim to have completely fossil free mills and raw materials by the end of 2030.

Together with our customers we develop innovative packaging solutions to create better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. In 2022 our sales totaled EUR 2.5 billion, and we have around 2,250 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Metsä Group

Metsä Group leads the way in the bioeconomy. We invest in growth, developing bioproducts and a fossil free future. The raw material for our products is renewable wood from sustainably managed northern forests. We focus on the growth sectors of the forest industry: wood supply and forest services, wood products, pulp, fresh fibre paperboards, and tissue and greaseproof papers.

Metsä Group’s annual sales is approximately EUR 7 billion, and we have around 9,500 employees in 30 countries. We promote a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. Our international Group has its roots in the Finnish forest: our parent company is Metsäliitto Cooperative owned by over 90,000 forest owners.

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