Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has been awarded again a Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for the company's corporate social responsibility. Metsä Fibre’s score places the company among the top 1 percent of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of pulp, paper and paperboard industry.
“At Metsä Fibre, responsibility and sustainability are an integral part of our strategy and everything we do. We are all proud for receiving the highest level EcoVadis rating again. We will utilise the feedback as one tool to continuous improvement of our operations,” says Ismo Nousiainen, CEO, Metsä Fibre.
“Metsä Group’s strategic sustainable development goals for 2030 create a path towards a climate-neutral society. Metsä Fibre plays an important role in achieving these goals. For example, our target is to achieve 100 percent fossil free mills and raw materials and utilise production side streams 100 percent by the end of 2030. The new bioproduct mill to be built in Kemi and the world's most modern sawmill in Rauma will support us to achieve these goals.”
EcoVadis assessments focus on 21 recognized CSI criteria which are grouped into 4 themes: Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Sustainable Procurement, and Ethics. Metsä Fibre was ranked especially high (90/100 points) on environmental topics. This year Metsä Fibre also improved its performance in the Sustainable Procurement sector.
The methodology and criteria used by EcoVadis are in line with international Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), UN Global Compact, and ISO 26000.