UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018 for the fifth time.
Pirkko Harrela, Executive Vice President, UPM Stakeholder Relations, commented:
“Responsibility is one of the key elements of UPM’s Biofore strategy. Compliance, integrity and sustainability are strongly guiding everything we do. We promote responsible practices throughout the value chain and are active in finding sustainable solutions in co-operation with our customers, suppliers and partners. Creating value for society both as a company and through our products is essential for us”
In 1Q2017 UPM increased EBITDA margin to 16.3%.
The company is largely focused on fibre- and biomass-based businesses, recyclable raw materials and products. UPM integrates bio and forest industries and operates across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) and UPM Plywood.