Every choice can make a difference

For us at UPM, responsible business conduct means focusing not only on our own operations but on the whole value chain, and finding sustainable business solutions in active dialogue with our customers, suppliers and partners. Every decision counts and can make a difference.

​​​​​​Responsibility is about values, commitments and - above all - actions 

​UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a sustainable future. For us, this is captured in one word – Biofore. It means versatile use of recyclable and renewable wood biomass, combined with innovation, efficiency and ​

responsibility. We show every day that innovative and responsible business can be efficient and profitable, bringing quality of life and prosperity to our stakeholders.  

​Responsibility highlights in figures

Greenhouse gas emissions related to energy use


- 6%

Production waste reused or recycled


89%

Share of certified wood and fibre


85%

Total recordable injury frequency


-12%

Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2017-2018


Industry leader in global DJSI


Responsibility is good business

Sustainability is the only way we can do business in the future, says Sami Lundgren, VP, Environment and Responsibility. We believe in innovations and turning these megatrends and challenges into solutions. But is sustainability good business? Let Sami convince you.

UPM - Value from responsibility

The basis of corporate responsibility lies on balance between economical, social and environmental responsibility, says Pirkko Harrela, EVP, Stakeholder Relations, UPM.

Responsibility data

UPM's interactive charting tool provides key information on environmental and social performance.

Product stewardship

UPM’s products are made from renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials, creating a solid basis for product stewardship.

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FROM UPMBIOFORE.COM
JULY 6, 2018

Our mills boost the vitality of their surrounding areas

Our mills are visible in the local landscape, and they bring economic prosperity for many families and the area. We are often one of the biggest employers and taxpayers in the locations where we operate. That’s why we want to tell people more about our impact on the local society.


Circular economy at UPM

At UPM circular economy, in short, means reusing materials and products several times and creating added value through smart solutions. In circular economy, we also avoid generating waste, and strive to increase the use of renewable energy and materials.

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Societal impacts have a visible role in UPM's EMAS reporting 2018-07-06T10:00:00Zhttp://www.upm.com/About-us/Newsroom/Releases/Pages/Societal-impacts-have-a-visible-role-in-UPM's-EMAS-reporting--001-Fri-06-Jul-2018-10-03.aspxSocietal impacts have a visible role in UPM's EMAS reporting <p class="hugin">(UPM, Helsinki, 6 July 2018, 10:00 EET) - UPM has today published the EMAS (EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) statements of its pulp and paper mills. The statements are more extensive than ever. Over the years, the company has reported on environmental impacts at its pulp and paper mills in Europe, China and Uruguay. Now the reports also provide a thorough analysis of the company's societal impact at a local level.</p> <p class="hugin">According to <b class="hugin">Gabriele Wende</b>, Director, Reporting and Product Stewardship, UPM, people are interested in companies' impact on society in addition to the environmental matters. "Mills are a part of local people's everyday lives, so what happens within the company is not insignificant by any means. That's why we want to provide verified and concrete information, e.g. on our contribution to employment, tax income and  purchasing power, as well as co-operation with the communities. The information also has to be easily accessible," Wende says.</p> <p class="hugin">"UPM's initiative to open the scope of its environmental reporting to include social indicators shows the strong commitment of the company to transparency, a value shared by all EMAS organisations," says <b class="hugin">Kestutis Sadauskas,</b> Director for the Green Economy at the European Commission's Directorate General for the Environment. <br class="hugin">"The performance of the company is verified by an independent EMAS verifier, providing the public and other stakeholders with reliable information on its contribution to sustainable development. We would encourage other companies to move in this direction too", he says.</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">A mathematical model of effects on consumption</b></p> <p class="hugin">Extended EMAS reporting was improved first time this year using a mathematical calculation model developed by the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy. The model was used to estimate indirect jobs and effects on consumption created by the company's production units in Finland.<br class="hugin">Research Director <b class="hugin">Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö</b> from Etlatieto Oy says, that calculations can be made both regionally and nationally.<br class="hugin">"The model is based on input-output statistics from Statistics Finland. Those statistics show how companies from different industries buy goods and services from each other," Ali-Yrkkö explains.</p> <p class="hugin">Local tax income generated by our business operations as well as cooperation with local operators, such as educational institutes, are an essential part of our societal impacts. Read more about these and many more societal impacts at the following websites:</p> <p class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="https://www.upmbiofore.com/upm/our-mills-boost-the-vitality-of-their-surrounding-areas/" target="_blank">www.upmbiofore.com </a><br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com/responsibility/fundamentals/reporting/emas/pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">www.upm.com > Responsibility</a><br class="hugin"> <br class="hugin"> The final EMAS registration is complete only when the Corporate Environmental Statement 2017 has been approved.</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">More information:</b><br class="hugin">Sami Lundgren, Vice President, UPM, Environment & Responsibility, tel. +358 40 5800 910</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM, Media Relations</b> <br class="hugin">Mon-Fri from 9:00 to 16:00 EET<br class="hugin">Tel. +358 (0)40 588 3284<br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="mailto:media@upm.com" target="_blank">media@upm.com</a></p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM</b><br class="hugin">UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. UPM provides sustainable and safe solutions for growing global consumption. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. The group employs around 19,100 people worldwide and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com" target="_blank">www.upm.com</a> </p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Twitter</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-kymmene" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.facebook.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmdotcom" target="_blank">YouTube</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmbiofore/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> | upmbiofore.com #UPM #biofore</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM, Media Relations </b><br class="hugin">Mon-Fri 9.00-16.00 EET<br class="hugin">tel. +358 40 588 3284 <br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="mailto:media@upm.com" target="_blank">media@upm.com</a></p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM</b><br class="hugin">UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. UPM provides sustainable and safe solutions to the growing global consumption. Products are made of renewable and recyclable materials. The group employs around 19,100 people worldwide and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com" target="_blank">www.upm.com</a> </p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Twitter</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-kymmene" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.facebook.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmdotcom" target="_blank">YouTube</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmbiofore/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.upmbiofore.com/" target="_blank">upmbiofore.com</a> #UPM #biofore</p> GP0|#c72b848f-2cb3-4c62-ac14-e72f6f391f59;L0|#0c72b848f-2cb3-4c62-ac14-e72f6f391f59|Investor news;GTSet|#755a91e0-667c-4344-8c43-ca8420eb841f
UPM joins Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative to enhance sustainability in its supply chains2018-07-05T10:00:00Zhttp://www.upm.com/About-us/Newsroom/Releases/Pages/UPM-joins-Together-for-Sustainability-(TfS)-initiative-to-enhance-sustainability-001-Thu-05-Jul-2018-10-03.aspxUPM joins Together for Sustainability (TfS) initiative to enhance sustainability in its supply chains<p class="hugin">(UPM, Helsinki, 5 July 2018 at 10:00 EET) - UPM has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS), a chemical industry initiative that promotes and improves sustainability practises within its supply chains. By joining the initiative the member companies share a wide coverage of supplier data, such as audit reports and sustainability assessments performed by independent experts. </p> <p class="hugin">"UPM's traditional businesses are having high exposure to chemical industry supply chain, not only on chemical raw materials but also on equipment and services." says <b class="hugin">Ilkka Nurmi, </b>Senior Vice President, UPM Sourcing. "While UPM is not a chemical company, we actively work on portfolio transformation and have a great growth potential in biofuels and biochemicals businesses where we are heavily entering the arena of chemistry", he continues. </p> <p class="hugin">TfS has established a standard approach for evaluating and improving the sustainabilty performance of suppliers. Evaluation covers key areas such as environmental impact, health and safety, labour and human rights as well as management and governance. The assessments and audits benefit both members and suppliers, who only go through the process once and avoid multiple assessments by different customers. <br class="hugin">"We welcome UPM to the TfS Initiative and look forward to working together on our shared vision of improving supply chain sustainability. UPM brings a strong track record in sustainability to the membership base as well as the ambition to work on sustainability together with the TfS members," says <b class="hugin">Rüdiger Eberhard</b>, TfS President and Senior Vice President, Head of Procurement (CPO) Evonik Industries.</p> <p class="hugin">"Responsible sourcing has been high on UPM's agenda for years and we have already done a lot of work to ensure the sustainability of our supply chains. However, the global supply networks are so complex that it's necessary to pool the resources so that everyone can have access for a wider range of supplier sustainability information. This efficiency will enable focus on sustainability improvements in the supply chains. This is what TfS is all about" Nurmi tells. "We are looking forward to start working together with the other TfS members to further develop the initiative, and to make our global supply chains even more sustainable," Ilkka Nurmi concludes.</p> <p class="hugin">More on TfS initiative: <br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="https://tfs-initiative.com/" target="_blank">https://tfs-initiative.com/</a> </p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">For further information please contact:</b><br class="hugin">Ilkka Nurmi, SVP, UPM Sourcing, tel. +358400287355</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM, Media Relations </b><br class="hugin">Mon-Fri 9.00-16.00 EET<br class="hugin">tel. +358 40 588 3284 <br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="mailto:media@upm.com" target="_blank">media@upm.com</a></p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM</b><br class="hugin">UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. UPM provides sustainable and safe solutions to the growing global consumption. Products are made of renewable and recyclable materials. The group employs around 19,100 people worldwide and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com" target="_blank">www.upm.com</a> </p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Twitter</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-kymmene" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.facebook.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmdotcom" target="_blank">YouTube</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmbiofore/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.upmbiofore.com/" target="_blank">upmbiofore.com</a> #UPM #biofore</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">About Together for Sustainability (TfS) </b><br class="hugin">TfS AISBL is a joint initiative of chemical companies for sustainable supply chains. It was founded in 2011 to develop and implement a global program to assess, audit and improve sustainability practices within the supply chains of the chemical industry. Currently it has 20 member companies worldwide and intends to grow globally. TfS is a partner company of Cefic. The TfS Initiative strives to achieve mutual benefits for both its member companies and their suppliers. In doing so, social and environmental conditions are to be continuously improved for the benefit of all relevant stakeholders, including employees, neighborhoods, local communities and society as a whole. TfS consists of an assessment and an audit process. TfS members can individually and independently apply these processes for their sustainable sourcing activities. <a class="hugin" href="http://www.tfs-initiative.com" target="_blank">http://www.tfs-initiative.com</a></p> GP0|#81853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299;L0|#081853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299|Press release;GTSet|#755a91e0-667c-4344-8c43-ca8420eb841f
The shape of sustainable labels is circular: UPM Raflatac announces APR-recognized wash-off film labels with recycled liners for Americas and Asia Pacific2018-06-27T14:00:00Zhttp://www.upm.com/About-us/Newsroom/Releases/Pages/The-shape-of-sustainable-labels-is-circular-UPM-Raflatac-announces-APR-recognize-001-Wed-27-Jun-2018-17-03.aspxThe shape of sustainable labels is circular: UPM Raflatac announces APR-recognized wash-off film labels with recycled liners for Americas and Asia Pacific<p class="hugin">(UPM Raflatac, Mills River, NC, USA, June 27, 2018 at 17:00 EET) - UPM Raflatac is taking another step forward in its drive to label a smarter future by announcing that it has developed a range of wash-off film labeling solutions for a variety of end uses that can help brands create a circular economy and also meet or even accelerate their ambitious sustainability targets.</p> <p class="hugin">These clear, white and metalized film label stocks - <b class="hugin">featuring UPM Raflatac's RW85C wash-off adhesive and a PET liner made from 90 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) content</b> - have been recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) as exceeding their strict standards for recyclable label products. Now available in the Americas and Asia Pacific market regions, the labels are ideal for labeling PET containers in the food, beverage, home care and personal care segments. </p> <p class="hugin">Thanks to the RW85C wash-off adhesive, the labels are able to undergo common PET recycling processes without contaminating any of the PET flake by-products. During the caustic washing process, the polypropylene labels easily separate from PET containers and float, allowing more high-value, clean PET flakes to be recovered. The clean flakes can then be converted back into PET containers, which promotes a circular economy and reduces the amount of plastic pollution in landfills and the environment. </p> <p class="hugin">"As the global drive to reduce plastic waste continues to gain speed, more and more packaging companies are looking for new and innovative solutions to maximize the recyclability of their PET containers," says <b class="hugin">Junion Zhao</b>, Director, Films Business, APAC, UPM Raflatac. "We are pleased to bring these wash-off labeling materials to market for our customers and brand owners aiming to achieve their sustainability targets."</p> <p class="hugin">"Exceeding the APR's standards for recyclable label products on PET packaging was very important for us when we developed these new film labels with RW85C adhesive," adds <b class="hugin">Daryl Northcott</b>, Director, Films Business, Americas, UPM Raflatac. "UPM Raflatac recently became an APR Recycling Demand Champion, which means we are committed to boosting circular packaging solutions and incorporating post-consumer recycled content into our materials, and these new label materials do exactly that."</p> <p class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="http://go.upmraflatac.com/RW85C" target="_blank">For more information about and to order samples of UPM Raflatac's new wash-off film labeling solutions constructed with RW85C adhesive and a PET liner made from 90 percent PCR content, please click here.</a>  </p> <p class="hugin">Click here for hi-res photos » <a class="hugin" href="http://pet.upm.com/l/ctc-JRXNfBxn" target="_blank">http://pet.upm.com/l/ctc-JRXNfBxn</a> </p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">For further information please contact:</b></p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">Scott Sowers</b><br class="hugin"><b class="hugin">Senior Communications Specialist, UPM Raflatac</b><br class="hugin">Mon-Fri 8.00-17.00 ET<br class="hugin">tel. +1 828-275-7261 <br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="mailto:scott.sowers@upmraflatac.com" target="_blank">scott.sowers@upmraflatac.com</a> </p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM Raflatac </b><br class="hugin">UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions complemented with world-class service. As one of the world's leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2017. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM - The Biofore Company. Find out more at <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upmraflatac.com" target="_blank">www.upmraflatac.com</a>. </p> <p class="hugin">Follow us on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/upmraflatacam" target="_blank">Twitter</a> <b class="hugin">|</b> <a class="hugin" href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-raflatac" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> <b class="hugin">|</b> <a class="hugin" href="https://www.facebook.com/upmraflatac" target="_blank">Facebook</a> <b class="hugin">|</b> <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmraflatac" target="_blank">YouTube</a> <b class="hugin">|</b> <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmraflatac" target="_blank">Instagram</a></p> <p class="hugin"><strong class="hugin">UPM</strong><br class="hugin">UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA and UPM Plywood. UPM provides sustainable and safe solutions to the growing global consumer demand. Products are made of renewable and recyclable materials. The group employs around 19,100 people worldwide and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com" target="_blank">www.upm.com</a>. </p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Twitter</a> | <a class="hugin" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-kymmene" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> | <a class="hugin" href="http://www.facebook.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmdotcom" target="_blank">YouTube</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmbiofore/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.upmbiofore.com/" target="_blank">upmbiofore.com</a></p> GP0|#81853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299;L0|#081853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299|Press release;GTSet|#755a91e0-667c-4344-8c43-ca8420eb841f
UPM one of first companies to offer copy papers with enhanced Singapore Green Label 2018-03-08T08:00:00Zhttp://www.upm.com/About-us/Newsroom/Releases/Pages/UPM-one-of-first-companies-to-offer-copy-papers-with-enhanced-Singapore-Green-La-001-Thu-08-Mar-2018-10-03.aspxUPM one of first companies to offer copy papers with enhanced Singapore Green Label <p class="hugin">(UPM, Helsinki, 8 March 2018 at 10:00 EET) - UPM is one of the first companies to offer copy paper with the Singapore Green Label logo under the enhanced Singapore Green Labelling Scheme (SGLS), which is managed by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC). The enhanced SGLS criteria was announced in January 2017, and plays a critical role in reducing the risk of another damaging haze incident in Singapore by requiring paper companies to comply with one of the toughest environmental standards in the world.</p> <p class="hugin">The newly certified products include:</p> <ul class="hugin"> <li class="hugin"> <div class="hugin">UPM Office Multifunction Copy Paper (70/75/80 gsm)</div> </li> <li class="hugin"> <div class="hugin">UPM Yes Silver Multifunction Copy Paper (70/75/80 gsm) <br class="hugin"> <br class="hugin"> </div> </li> </ul> <p class="hugin">The enhanced SGLS logo confirms that these products have been sustainably produced. In total, 16 pulp and paper products have been certified under the enhanced SGLS scheme. </p> <p class="hugin">"We are extremely happy to receive the Singapore Green Label certification," says <b class="hugin">Ian Hamilton, </b>Area Sales Director S.E. Asia, UPM Specialty Papers, "Sustainability is increasingly high on the agenda when our customers and consumers make purchasing decisions. The Green Label helps us communicate UPM's commitment to systematically maintaining and increasing forest biodiversity as well as to promoting sustainable forestry and wood sourcing," Ian Hamilton continues. </p> <p class="hugin">Ms <b class="hugin">Jen Teo</b>, Executive Director of SEC said consumers should purchase responsibly and that SEC has given its highest assurance with the enhanced Singapore Green Label for pulp and paper products.</p> <p class="hugin">"SEC has professionally audited UPM to the highest standards; in addition to forest management we have looked at village welfare, fire and peatland management. This in turn enables each consumer to choose assured green labelled products as part of climate action efforts to reduce burning of forests, haze and terrestrial carbon," Teo said.</p> <p class="hugin"> "The Singapore Green Label is a symbol of sustainable manufacturing and good environmental practice. Consumers should reward companies for being responsible," Teo adds.</p> <p class="hugin">To achieve certification, applicants undergo a detailed audit and evaluation of their entire product supply chain - from the sourcing and manufacturing right through to the distribution and sale of their pulp and paper products. Certified products are subject to an annual audit as well as periodic ground surveillance to ensure compliance.  </p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM is a recognized industry-leader in sustainability </b></p> <p class="hugin">UPM's progressive approach to sustainability has been widely recognized. Since 2016 UPM has been a member of UN Global Compact LEAD, which is a unique leadership platform within the UN Global Compact that strongly promotes the integration of sustainability into business strategies. UPM has also been recognized as a forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2017-2018, and included in RobecoSAM's Sustainability Yearbook 2018, receiving Gold Class and Industry Mover distinctions.</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">For further information please contact:</b><br class="hugin">Ms. Yuanyuan Ma, Director, Stakeholder Relations, UPM Specialty Papers, tel. +86 21 6448 5544</p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM, Media Relations </b><br class="hugin">Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 EET<br class="hugin">tel. +358 40 588 3284 <br class="hugin"><a class="hugin" href="mailto:media@upm.com" target="_blank">media@upm.com</a></p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM Specialty Papers</b><br class="hugin">UPM Specialty Papers produces labelling and packaging materials to global markets and fine papers to Asian markets. Its main customers are paper converters, distributors, retailers and printers. UPM Specialty Papers is a leader in sustainable development in the industry. Its high performance papers are produced in Finland and China. UPM Specialty Papers employs approximately 1,700 people in Finland, China, United States, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia. <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upmspecialtypapers.com" target="_blank">www.upmspecialtypapers.com</a></p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM Specialty Papers on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPM_Papers" target="_blank">Twitter</a> </p> <p class="hugin"><b class="hugin">UPM</b><br class="hugin">UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA and UPM Plywood. UPM provides sustainable and safe solutions to the growing global consumer demand. Products are made of renewable and recyclable materials. The group employs around 19,100 people worldwide and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - <a class="hugin" href="http://www.upm.com" target="_blank">www.upm.com</a></p> <p class="hugin">Follow UPM on <a class="hugin" href="https://twitter.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Twitter</a> | <a class="hugin" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/upm-kymmene" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a> | <a class="hugin" href="http://www.facebook.com/UPMGlobal" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.youtube.com/user/upmdotcom" target="_blank">YouTube</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.instagram.com/upmbiofore/" target="_blank">Instagram</a> | <a class="hugin" href="https://www.upmbiofore.com/" target="_blank">upmbiofore.com</a></p> GP0|#81853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299;L0|#081853a22-b160-4cb3-8242-e79183473299|Press release;GTSet|#755a91e0-667c-4344-8c43-ca8420eb841f