Sustainable paper - your responsible choice


We set high sustainability standards throughout the entire lifecycle of paper – from responsibly sourced raw materials to decisive actions to mitigate climate change. Coming from sustainably managed forests and recycled after its end use, paper is an environmentally friendly, truly circular and sustainable product. Managing resources efficiently while respecting the environment, we ensure that our UPM paper products meet the requirements of our customers and end consumers.


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.