Metsä Group’s tissue paper business receives fifth Platinum Rating in EcoVadis evaluation for 2024

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Metsä Group’s tissue paper business including greaseproof paper business, has once again achieved the highest Platinum rating in the EcoVadis sustainability and social responsibility evaluation for 2024.

This marks the fifth consecutive year the company has been recognized with this esteemed rating, placing it among the top one percent of all companies assessed by EcoVadis. Metsä Tissue maintained high scores across all four themes evaluated, excelling particularly in the environment category with a score of 90/100.

 “We are proud to have received a Platinum rating from EcoVadis for the fifth consecutive year. Despite increasingly stringent criteria, we met the requirements for a Platinum rating, affirming the excellence of our sustainability practices, which have been rated highly by the globally recognized entity, Ecovadis. Our advanced sustainability management system, covering all four assessed themes, continues to provide a solid foundation for the ongoing enhancement of our sustainability efforts. I extend my sincere thanks to our internal and external stakeholders who have contributed to achieving this great result,” says Esa Kaikkonen, CEO of Metsä Tissue.

Metsä Tissue is dedicated to advancing the bioeconomy and circular economy by efficiently converting northern wood into high quality tissue and greaseproof paper products. Our sustainability goals drive us towards continuous improvement, with a target of achieving fossil-free mills and products by 2030. Additionally, we are committed to ensuring our operations are ethical and our workplace is safe. Our well-known brands that deliver these qualities to users are Lambi, Serla, Tento, Mola, Katrin, and SAGA.

EcoVadis offers global corporate sustainability ratings through a platform that enables companies to evaluate their suppliers' performance in environmental and social responsibility. The assessments cover four themes: environment, labor and human rights, ethics, and sustainable procurement.

Metsä Tissue

Metsä Group’s Tissue and Greaseproof Papers business, or Metsä Tissue, produces hygiene products for households and professionals, and greaseproof papers for food preparation and packaging. Our high-quality locally produced brands ­– Lambi, Serla, Mola, Tento, Katrin and SAGA – make daily life cleaner. We promote a diverse, equal, and inclusive culture. Our 2023 sales were EUR 1.3 billion, and we have approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative is owned by around 90,000 Finnish forest owners.