Metsä Board Annual and sustainability report 2022

Recognitions for systematic work for sustainability Metsä Board was recognised again with an outstanding triple CDP ’A’ score for its environmental leadership in climate change, water security and forests. Only 12 companies achieved a triple ‘A’ out of nearly 15,000 companies scored. Metsä Board was again awarded Platinum rating by EcoVadis for the company’s sustainability and corporate social responsibility, scoring the full 100/100 in the Environment section for the first time. Metsä Board won for the second time both the Finnish Circular Economy Award and the Finnish Quality award in the Excellence Finland assessment using the international EFQM model. Read more on p. 21.

Solutions for plastic reduction and recyclability

Metsä Board’s dispersion coated barrier paperboard helped several brands, including the U.S.’s fastest growing cookie company, Crumbl Cookies, to reduce plastic and lightweight their packaging. Sales of dispersion coated barrier board have grown rapidly, and the aim is to increase its share up to half of the Kyro mill’s production capacity in 2023. Read more on p. 16.

A LIST 2022


Renewal of the Husum pulp mill is an important step towards our goal of 100% fossil-free production The new recovery boiler and turbine, started up in December, will increase the bioenergy production of Husum pulp mill and improve the integrate’s electricity self-suffiency. Read more on p. 9.


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