In everything we do, we foster sustainable development as the only solid foundation for long-term value creation. Sustainability is the driving force behind our responsible sourcing and use of raw materials, our resource-efficient production and our caring for people and society. Sustainability is part of our DNA, we are
Made of Sustainability.


Sustainable PAPERS

Paper is sustainable by nature. Paper is made of fully renewable materials, produced sustainably, and is recyclable or biodegradable. Sustainable, high-quality papers are our response to some of today’s  most pressing environmental challenges and a perfect match for your business.



Sustainable PARTNER

Almost 200 years of experience in the paper business and the broadest portfolio of certified sustainable graphic papers make UPM Communication Papers a reliable and trustworthy partner. Our continuous investments and innovation result in the highest quality, social and environmental standards along the entire value chain – and real added value for you.



Sustainable PRODUCTION

We are committed to reducing our CO2 emissions by 65% by 2030, while minimising the environmental footprint of our paper products by using resources as efficiently as possible. We are constantly innovating our processes – for your benefit – and we develop our business further every day. This is how we contribute to a healthy planet and a sustainable future.


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UPM Paper and sustainability

Our approach to sustainability strengthens our commitment to sustainable practices throughout the paper supply chain, from raw material to value creation. When produced sustainably with pulp from sustainably managed forests, having efficient processes in place at our paper mills, reducing waste, water use and emissions, followed up by third party auditors and constantly reporting against ambitious targets – we are truly committed to sustainability. Following these practices,  eco-friendly, renewable material and one of the first products to optimise a circular economy. Our environmental performance is an essential part of our business.


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Tools and Support

FSC, PEFC, EU Ecolabel? UPM Communication Papers offers essential tools and support for making optimal decisions. Our FAQ section provides facts and insights on your most common questions related to sustainability and paper, be it about ecolabels, green energy or production, recycling or the use of fibres. All our ecolabels and certifications can be accessed through our guide to certification and our team of experts is always standing by to answer any questions.