UPM has been nominated for the German Sustainability Award 2018 in this year's special category for resource efficiency. The prize will be awarded to a company that has proven to be taking successful measures towards resource and energy efficiency in its production and value chains. The criteria being evaluated include minimizing the use of raw material, energy, land, and water as well as innovative approaches to recycling and circular economy.
The German Sustainability Awards are considered to be Europe's most prestigious in the field of sustainable development. UPM is among five other contenders from different industries in the running for the special Resource efficiency award. The jury of the competition will choose the winners in September 2017 and the prizes will be given out on December 8th, 2017 in Düsseldorf, Germany as the highlight of the German Sustainability Conference.
More about the German Sustainability Awards on the official website.