HELSINKI -- UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time.
"Responsibility is one of the key elements of UPM's Biofore strategy. Compliance, integrity and sustainability are strongly guiding everything we do," says Pirkko Harrela, Executive Vice President, UPM Stakeholder Relations.
"We promote responsible practices throughout the value chain and are active in finding sustainable solutions in co-operation with our customers, suppliers and partners. Creating value for society both as a company and through our products is essential for us," Harrela continues.
The annual Corporate Sustainability Assessment is conducted by an investment specialist RobecoSAM, and is based on a rigorous analysis of economic, environmental and social performance of the world's leading companies, assessing issues covering climate change strategies, supply chain standards, labour practices, corporate governance and risk management. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, recognising companies across all industries that outperform their peers in sustainability metrics.
Jim Thompson is back again...with a new book on a taboo subject: the personalities in the pulp & paper industry. Jim has written in the past on many subjects based on his four plus decades in the worldwide pulp and paper industry. This new book is packed full of information valuable to the senior member of the industry as well as the recent entrant. A must for every pulp and paper library.