UPM was selected as an index component for the European Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index for 2007. Within the Forestry & Paper industry group four companies were compared and two, UPM being one of them, were included in the index. The European sustainability benchmark - Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index - includes 162 companies representing different industries like consumer goods, financials, technology, health care, basic materials, utilities etc.
Previously in 2003 - 2006 UPM was a component also in DJSI World index, and industry group leader in 2005-2006. For 2007 only one out of 13 companies compared within forest industry sector was included in the DJSI World index in 2007.
For further information please contact Ms Marja Tuderman, Vice President, Environment & CSR, telephone +358 204 150 395.