Ever since I started my role as Stakeholders Relations Trainee at UPM I have been thrilled about what is there to learn, not uniquely about the company but about the synergy between its operations and the environment, both social and natural.
One of the starting points for forestry operations is safeguarding the habitats of forest species. The easiest way to achieve this is to increase awareness of the habitat requirements and presence of the species.
In addition to legislation, the use of forests in Finland is regulated by various voluntary systems. Forest certification is the most significant one. Approximately 85% of Finland’s forests are FSC® or PEFC™ certified. This proportion represents one