Metsä Board promotes sustainable bioeconomy, and as part of this agenda we participate in global sustainability initiatives.
UN Global Compact
Metsä Board as a member of Metsä Group is committed to the UN Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
The UN Global Compact is a joint initiative launched by the United Nations together with businesses to advance responsible corporate citizenship. Its ten principles, which enjoy universal consensus, are derived from:
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- The International Labour Organization's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
- The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
- The United Nations Convention against Corruption
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Our sustainability themes and targets are aligned with reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations. These goals strive for ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring human rights and prosperity for all. From a total of 17 SDGs, we focus especially on seven goals to which we contribute the most through our operations.