UPM-Kymmene has been selected to the European sustainability index DJSI Stoxx. On 15 October, 2001 Dow Jones Indexes, STOXX Ltd and SAM Group launched a new set of European sustainability indexes in which 151 European top companies involved in Dow Jones STOXX 600 index were selected based on the economic, ecological and social sustainability of their operations.
"Sustainability has become a crucial success factor in business. Moving proactively to meet future aconomic, environmental and social challenges is increasingly seen as an important lever to increase long-term shareholder value", says the managing director of STOXX Ltd, Mr Scott Stark.
UPM-Kymmene CorporationCorporate Communications17 October, 2001