UPM consists of three Business Groups: Energy and Pulp, Paper, and Engineered Materials.
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of A-.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests Score of A .
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
This company received a SAM Rank of 100/100 in the Paper & Forest Products category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security Score of B.
[Source 2018][More on Human Rights]
The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list is an extensive data-driven corporate sustainability assessment. The ranked companies are leaders in the field of a sustainable business approach. The efficiency of a company's energy, water, CO2 and waste management is measured in relation to its total sales volume. The disclosure of that information is a pre-condition for the assessment. This company ranked #25 in the 2016 Global 100.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a score of 2/100 (retrieved 14-Feb-2018) in the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI), a system for evaluating supply chain practices in China, particularly in regards to environmental management and water pollution. Scores are calculated using government compliance data, online monitoring data, and third-party environmental audits, as well as trends in the environmental performance of factories in the company's supply chains.
[Source 2018][More on Habitats]
This company is a member of the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative. They have signed the Leadership Declaration, thereby committing to the integration of biodiversity conservation concerns into their entrepreneurial actions and management systems.
[Source 2015][More on Habitats]
This company holds Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody Certification, and sells products certified as FSC Mix, FSC 100%, FSC Recycled and FSC Controlled Wood.
[Source 2017][More on Forests]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: adopt a science-based emissions reduction target; put a price on carbon; develop low carbon action plan.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
This company was included in Bloomberg's 2019 Gender-Equality Index, a list of 230 companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women's equality in the workplace.
[Source 2019][More on Human Rights]
This company is a member of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Network, a multi-stakeholder platform run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The CE100 is the world's leading circular economy network, and facilitates market making by providing collaborative and pre-competitive opportunities which bring together business, innovators, cities and governments, universities, and thought leaders.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
UPM-Kymmene's decided to stop purchasing pulp from APRIL in 2009 following a campaign by FOE Finland and Greenpeace Nordic. APRIL destroys rainforest in Indonesia.
[Source 2009][More on Palm Oil]
This company received a score of 59/100 in the Fine Paper category of WWF's Environmental Paper Index 2011. Companies are rated on responsible fibre sourcing, clean production and environmental management systems and transparency.
[Source 2011][More on Forests]
UPM-Kymmene Fine Paper, a strategic alliance between UPM-Kymmene of Finland and Singapore-based APRIL, source raw materials from Riau Pulp pulp mill, whose production is almost completely based on rainforest wood. [Note: source 1997]
[Source 1997][More on Forests]
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 3/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$15 billion in 2007|
|# Employees||28,246 in 2007 in World|
Products / BrandsUPM
Yes Printer Paper