UPM - The Biofore

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is UPM - The Biofore doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 57

UPM – The Biofore has a DitchCarbon Score of 57, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

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

Industry emissions intensity

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UPM operates in 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

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Very high

UPM, located in Finland, benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating strong sustainability efforts. The company’s environmental impact is positively influenced by Finland’s commitment to low carbon emissions.
16.27%

...this company is doing 16.27% better in emissions than the industry average.

UPM, also known as The Biofore Company, is a leader in the paper products industry, founded in 1996 and headquartered in Milford. The company operates in the bio and forest industries, offering a wide range of sustainable products across six business areas, including biorefining, energy, and various paper and plywood products. With a global customer base, UPM employs around 19,600 people and generates annual sales of about €10 billion, with its shares traded on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

Good news, UPM has embraced strong SBTi climate commitments

UPM has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. This aligns with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C, as per the Science Based Targets initiative.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

UPM – The Biofore should consider investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.
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