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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of paper and paperboard (NACE2 1712)

The company, based in Finland, is engaged in the production and distribution of different varieties of paper for the printing and packaging industries in Europe. It was established by G.A. Serlachius, and named Metsa-Serla (Forest Serla). Its registered office is located in Espoo.The company produces approximately six million tons of paper and paperboard a year. Its paper offerings include coated papers, specialty papers, and uncoated fine paper. The company is operational through its five principal divisions namely consumer packaging, which offers high-performance paperboards, packaging solutions and related services to carton printers and brand owners in the beauty, healthcare, food, tobacco and consumer durables sectors; publishing, which provides coated paper for magazines, catalogs, direct mail and sales promotion materials under the Galerie Papers brand; commercial printing, which supplies added-value fine papers for promotion and corporate communications, including art books, brochures, annual reports, direct mailings, flyers, inserts and leaflets; map merchant group, which includes paper and paperboard merchants; and office papers, which focuses on high-quality paper for applications in business. The company has 26 production units in nine European countries.
  • METSA BOARD OYJ

  • Finland (FI)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: METSALIITTO OSUUSKUNTA
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Ilkka Haemaelae
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.metsaboard.com

Financial data

Number of employees

2,389
2,370
2,351
2,352

Revenue 1

2
2
2
2

EBIT 1

348
213
148
236

EBITDA 1

438
308
262
328

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  22

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project):
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
    N/A
  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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