UPM is committed to creating value from sustainable bioinnovations. Delivering renewable and responsible solutions is part of our Biofore strategy.

6 September 2018
UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery 2017

It was a great moment. The year is 2012 and UPM’s Board of Directors has just approved the proposal for investment for the Lappeenranta Biorefinery.

15 August 2018

The world’s population is on the rise, and the same goes for passenger and freight traffic. Transport emissions must be brought under control in order to curb the effects of climate change.

10 August 2018

In Uruguay, Brassica carinata – an excellent raw material for the sustainable production of biofuels – is fast becoming an interesting new complementary for local agriculture.

28 June 2018
Aiming for improved air quality

Helsinki, Finland, is one of the world’s first urban regions to switch from regular fuels to 100% waste- and residue-based fuels in public transport by the year 2020.

2 March 2018

The innovation performance of a company is often measured by the number of new patent applications it files. Every year, UPM files approximately 360 patent applications across the world.

26 February 2018
From forest to tank – bioeconomy in practice

A bus is waiting in Helsinki for guests from Brussels.

5 October 2017

To fight climate change, the EU Commission presented a new legislative package in November proposing that CO2 emissions are cut by at least 40% by the year 2030.

15 June 2017

The biofuels industry is full of promise. New EU legislation, breakthrough technologies and increasing demand for biofuels and biomaterials in global markets are building solid foundations for the future development of the industry.

13 June 2017

Wood is a valuable raw material, and efforts have been made to ensure that every fibre is utilized as thoroughly as possible.

10 May 2017