Metsä Board, the leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has once again achieved a place on CDP's prestigious 'A List' for climate change. CDP is a global non-profit environmental disclosure platform that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Metsä Board has been included on the CDP Climate 'A List' since 2016.
Metsä Board was recognised for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop a low-carbon economy. It is one of a small number of high-performing companies out of the thousands that were scored. In 2019, over 8,400 companies submitted information to be independently assessed against CDP's supplier engagement rating methodology.
"Metsä Board is a leader in sustainability and a position on the CDP Climate 'A List' is a welcome recognition to our continuous efforts. Last year we published our target to have 100% fossil free mills by 2030 and the 'A List' position confirms that we are working towards this ambitious goal," says Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board.
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CDP is an international non-profit organisation that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors, CDP leverages investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. The Supplier Engagement leader board is available on CDP's website www.cdp.net.
For further information, please contact:
Anne Uusitalo, Product Safety and Sustainability Director, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 313 0420
Marjo Halonen, VP Communications, Metsä Board
Mobile: +358 (0)50 598 7046