UPM - The Biofore Company

UPM The Biofore Company

With approximately 19,100 employees and sales exceeding € 10 billion (2017), UPM is the global Biofore Company. Fibre- and biomass-based businesses as well as recycled and recyclable raw materials and products are the cornerstones of UPM's business.

The company strives to create new growth opportunities based on continuous product development and innovation. UPM operates across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA (Europe and North America) and UPM Plywood. 

UPM is present in sixty five countries and has production plants in twelve. The company’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange. UPM’s work in building a sustainable future has been consistently recognized by third party organizations and awards.

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About UPM The Biofore Company

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In2014, UPM listed in the DJSI for the third year in a row. – UPM has been listed as the industry leader in the Dow Jones European and World Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2014-2015. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, recognizing companies across all industries that outperform their peers in sustainability metrics.

Ethical Winner

UPM winner 2012, shortlisted 2013.

Sustainability Leaders Awards 2013

UPM shortlisted in Sustainability Product Innovation Category in 2013.


UPM as the sector leader for the materials industry at CDP’s Global Forests Report 2013. – UPM were highly ranked in the Nordic Climate Change Disclosure Index with top scores highlighting our understanding of climate change issues.

UPM | Award winning Biofore Company