Press release 12 May 2022
Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, including Metsä Greaseproof Papers business, have received the highest Platinum rating for the third time in a row in EcoVadis sustainability and social responsibility evaluation. The company is among the top one per cent of all the companies rated by EcoVadis. Metsä Tissue once again scored highly in each of the four themes assessed, performing best in the environment section with a score of 90/100.
“We’re pleased and proud to have received a Platinum rating from EcoVadis for the third consecutive year. Despite stricter scoring, we managed to exceed the requirements for a Platinum rating and improved our results from last year. We take this as proof of the excellence of our sustainability work, rated highly by an impartial party. We’ve demonstrated that we have an advanced sustainability management system that covers all the four themes addressed. This provides an excellent foundation for the further development of our sustainability work. I wish to express my warm thanks to our internal and external stakeholders, who have contributed to the achievement of this excellent result,” says Esa Kaikkonen, Metsä Tissue’s CEO.
Metsä Tissue aims to promote the bioeconomy and circular economy by efficiently processing northern wood into first class tissue and greaseproof paper products. Our sustainability objectives encourage us to pursue continuous improvement. We aim for fossil free mills and products by 2030. In addition, our objectives include ambitious measures to ensure that our operations are ethical and that our workplace is safe.
Our well-known brands are Lambi, Serla, Tento, Mola, Katrin and SAGA.
EcoVadis provides international corporate sustainability ratings and has developed a platform that enables companies to assess their suppliers’ performance in environmental and social responsibility worldwide. The assessments are based on four themes: environment, labour and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.
For further information, please contact: Johanna Kesti, SVP, Marketing, Communications and Sustainability, tel. +358 40 417 5660, or Joanna Linnermo-Kumpuoja, Communications Manager, tel. +358 40 555 5868, email@example.com