UPM tops sustainability report card


5 February 2007 — Helsinki (FIN): UPM has been named the top environmental supplier of paper to the world’s largest magazine publisher, In Time.

The publisher holds its suppliers accountable for environmental performance through an annual review using a sustainable development report card covering issues such as forestry practices, manufacturing, energy and waste.


According to In Time, "UPM is efficiency focused and has the highest level of certified wood fibre coming from sustainably managed forest land".


Phil Riebel, director of environmental affairs for UPM North America, said: "UPM has focused on achieving top performance and a high level of third-party verified certification in our forest and mill operations. This ensures our customers can have confidence that UPM’s paper products stand for long-term sustainability, including responsible use of resources."