We aim to be part of the solution

Global megatrends and resource scarcity call for a new set of solutions. We at UPM do our part by focusing on developing renewable and responsible solutions to reduce the world’s reliance on fossil-based materials.  ​

UPM Biochemicals offers and develops innovative, sustainable and competitive wood-based chemicals for a variety of uses. Our high-quality biochemicals are derived from renewable wood originating from sustainably managed forests.

 
 

What makes our biochemicals so sustainable?

Replacing fossil raw materials

Climate neutral feedstock

Sustainable forestry

 

UPM is internationally recognized for corporate responsibility

For us, acting responsibly means much more than taking care of the environment. At UPM, responsibility is about protecting and creating value – protecting nature and providing smart and sustainable products and solutions. Our consistent efforts in responsibility issues have received recognition from several third parties and made us one of the industry leaders in several indices assessing responsibility from different points of view. Here are some examples. 

 
 

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UPM has been listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2019-2020.

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United Nations recognizes UPM as one of 36 Global Compact LEAD companies demonstrating world-class commitment to corporate responsibility.

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Get to know how our sustainability heroes at UPM Biochemicals work for a more sustainable tomorrow


 

Latest responsibility articles from upm.com

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Story | 05/15/2024 09:33:06 | 2 min

All papers certified - a remarkable milestone for responsible sourcing and climate action

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Story | 04/23/2024 10:15:39 | 5 min

Transport emissions of WISA plywood in Finland decrease by a quarter

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High quality research enables high quality education – UPM supports Aalto University's pulp research and education
Story | 04/08/2024 08:01:27 | 2 min

High quality research enables high quality education – UPM supports Aalto University's pulp research and education

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UPM Pellos donates safety vests to Ristiina’s new daycare centre
Story | 03/27/2024 13:16:15 | 2 min

UPM Pellos donates safety vests to Ristiina’s new daycare centre

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