Metsä Group

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Metsä Group doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Metsä Group has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to manage and reduce its carbon intensity. A higher score would signify even greater success in lowering emissions and enhancing sustainability practices.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Metsä Group is part of the paper products industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of medium. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Metsä Group operates in Finland, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by providing a cleaner energy grid and lower carbon footprint for its operations.

...this company is doing 21.27% better in emissions than the industry average.

Metsä Board, part of the Metsä Group, is a prominent player in the paper products industry, founded in 1934 and headquartered in Espoo. As a leading European producer, the company specializes in premium fresh fibre paperboards, catering to a variety of applications in consumer goods and food service. With a strong commitment to sustainability, Metsä Board leverages its global sales network to serve customers worldwide, generating sales of EUR 1.7 billion in 2016 and employing around 2,500 people.

Bad news, Metsä Group hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Metsä Group has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining its goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Metsä Group should set definitive and attainable goals for reducing emissions by transitioning to renewable energy sources for all purchased electricity, heat, steam, and cooling, which could potentially lower their emissions by 30%.
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Our methodology

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