Sustainability ratings

Metsä Board has performed to a high level in several ratings and assessments that look at the company's corporate governance and ability to manage environmental impacts and social responsibility and the risks related to them.
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    Metsä Board is one of the companies to have achieved a triple ‘A’ score in CDP's assessments for its environmental leadership in mitigating climate change and its sustainable use of water resources and forests.

    Metsä Board is also placed on the CDP’s Supplier Engagement Rating Leaderboard for supply chain engagement on climate issues.

    Visit the CDP website.



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    Metsä Board again scored the highest recognition level, “Platinum”, in the EcoVadis corporate social responsibility ranking in 2023.

    The company’s score of 87/100 puts it in the top 1% of companies assessed in the manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard and containers of paper and paperboard industries.

    Visit the EcoVadis website.

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    In June 2023, Metsä Board received the rating of AA in the category of Containers & Packaging in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment.

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    In November 2023, Metsä Board received an overall ESG Risk Rating of 14.1 and is considered by Sustainalytics to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.

    Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings scores are divided into five categories ranging from Negligible (score 0–10) to Severe (40+). Scores between 10–20 are in the low-risk category.

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    In the ISS ESG Corporate Rating Metsä Board holds a Prime status.

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    As of July 2021 Metsä Board’s ESG performance was rated “Advanced” in a VigeoEiris ESG assessment.

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    Circular economy related recognitions

    In 2023 Metsä Board achieved an overall score of A- (on a scale of E to A) in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's Circulytics® assessment. In 2022, Metsä Board won the Finnish Circular Economy Award and the Finnish Quality Award following an evaluation conducted by Laatukeskus Excellence Finland.

    The Circulytics® supports businesses in their transition towards a circular economy.

    The Finnish Circular Economy Award and the Finnish Quality Award are based on the international model of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

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