We trust that our governance structure supports good governance, responsible business operations and compliance at all levels with clear responsibilities and reporting lines. Our compliance system is embedded in our governance model and is designed to support company performance and a culture of integrity at all levels. The main emphasis of the system is on preventive actions, which are based on the annual risk management cycle and risk assessments conducted in all businesses and operations.
Responsibility for compliance extends from the Board of Directors to every UPM employee.
Operating responsibly brings a competitive edge in several ways. Personnel, business partners and investors all benefit mutually when companies follow regulations and apply responsible practices.