External Recognitions


Trusted as a global leader in sustainability

Lead-in: UPM is the transparent, trustworthy partner you can depend on to support your own sustainability and ESG goals. We are proud that our work has gained us recognition as a global leader by organisations and ratings agencies such as EcoVadis, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook and many more.



Assessing Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable procurement in global supply chains

UPM is among the 1% of over 90,000 companies assessed across over 160 countries to receive the Platinum score, the highest level of recognition, provided by EcoVadis. The sustainability assessment is based on UPM’s performance as a supplier.



Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Describing top-performing companies in sustainability from each sector on a global and regional level

DJSI is based on corporate environmental, social and governance performance, assessing issues such as climate change mitigation, supply chain standards, labour practices, corporate governance and risk management. UPM is listed as the forest and paper industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices for 2022 - 2023.

S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook
Evaluating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices

UPM received a Gold Class distinction in The Sustainability Yearbook 2022 by S&P Global as one of the top-scoring companies in the industry.



MSCI ESG ratings
Managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities

MSCI ESG Research provides ratings on global public companies, according to each company’s exposure to the most significant industry-specific ESG risks and its ability to manage those risks relative to its peers. UPM received an AAA rating in the assessment.



CDP Programme
Evaluating transparency, awareness, management and leadership in climate change, forests and water security

UPM received a triple ‘A’ score for our performance and transparent reporting on climate change, forests and water security. Out of nearly 15,000 companies scored, we are one of only 12 companies that achieved the triple ‘A’.



Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)
Tracking performance of transparency in gender-data reporting

UPM is among the 418 public companies globally and one of the two Finnish companies in this index. The GEI lists the companies most committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.



To learn more about recognitions that UPM has received for corporate responsibility, visit UPM.com.


UPM receives platinum in the EcoVadis responsibility assessment with a high industry score