Trusted and transparent sustainability
Our performance and consistent work on corporate responsibility has been recognised by several external parties. We believe in transparent reporting and in third party verification of our actions and products. By using the most uniform and widely-accepted standards and certifications, we make it easy for you to assess and rate us.
2017 Industry Leader
1st forest industry company
Gold Class and Industry Mover
Top score both water and forests
Forest certifications and ecolabel approvals
We promote all credible forest certification schemes and relevant third-party ecolabels worldwide. UPM pulps are available as PEFC™ or FSC® certified on customer request and subject to availability. Our pulps can also be used in paper products with the EU Ecolabel and Nordic Ecolabel accreditation.
Verified and transparent information about our products and mills
All our pulp mills are certified to ISO14001 and to EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) standards. According to requirements of EMAS, an Environmental Statement is published for each pulp mill together with the corporate statement. We also publish third party verified Environmental Product Declarations and Carbon Footprint Information for pulp.
UPM includes sustainability reporting in its own third party assured Annual Report which follows the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) framework.
UPM's global recognition
UPM’s outstanding performance and consistent work on corporate responsibility has been recognised by several external international parties. Read more about recognition for UPM on our corporate website.