Metsä Tissue achieves Gold recognition in EcoVadis Supplier Sustainability Rating for its management and practices

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has achieved  the Gold level in EcoVadis Supplier Sustainability Rating for its approach and performance in sustainability. The criteria of the rating includes four themes; the environment, labour practices, sustainable procurement and fair business practices. Metsä Tissue was ranked in the top 3% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis.

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has achieved  the Gold level in EcoVadis Supplier Sustainability Rating for its approach and performance in sustainability. The criteria of the rating includes four themes; the environment, labour practices, sustainable procurement and fair business practices. Metsä Tissue was ranked in the top 3% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis.

“In Metsä Tissue we are committed to conducting our business in a responsible manner and taking into account the social, environmental and economic impacts of our actions. We do this in co-operation with our suppliers, customers, business partners and consumers”, says Kari Muttilainen, SVP Strategy Development. “We continuously work to improve our energy efficiency and reducing our fossil CO2 emissions. So far, Metsä Group has reduced fossil CO2 emissions by 35% per produced ton since 2009. We strive to minimize the environmental impacts of our operations and to further broaden our work in the field of sustainability with our suppliers, customers and consumers.”

EcoVadis operates a platform allowing companies to assess the environmental and social performance of its suppliers on a global basis. The methodology and criteria used are in line with international Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), UN Global Compact (UN GC), and ISO 26000.

For further information:

Metsä Group, Päivi Makkonen, Director Sustainability, tel. +358 50 5989 591

Metsä Tissue

www.metsatissue.com

With its high-quality tissue and cooking papers, Metsä Tissue makes life more comfortable for consumers, customers and end-users every day. Metsä Tissue is a leading tissue paper products supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of baking and cooking papers. Our main brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in five countries, we employ a total of about 2,700 people. Our sales in 2016 were EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group.

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Metsä Tissuewww.metsatissue.com Metsä Tissue creates a cleaner every day. We are a leading tissue paper supplier to households and professionals in Europe and the world’s leading supplier of greaseproof papers. Our brands are Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA. With production units in five countries, we employ around 2,700 people. In 2019, our sales were EUR 1 billion. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group, a forerunner in sustainable bioeconomy.

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