The decline in the reading skills of young people in Finland has been a major topic of discussion in recent years. One of the more positive cases to make the headlines has been UPM’s Words Matter project (Sanat haltuun in Finnish).
We’ve been celebrating the 100-year-old Finland during this fall by telling stories about the lives of past generations in Finland. When going over UPM’s history for the Finnish website (100+ vuotta mukana arjessa), I got to know incredible stories.
Lilli Vuorela started as the first social welfare inspector for United Paper Mills and AB Walkiakoski in 1929, and she can be accredited for many developments in social responsibility in the history of our company.
UPM HR Service Center in Kraków, Poland, is a hub of 85 HR experts. Teams are divided by regions. German and Finnish teams are the largest ones, employing 15 to 20 people each. We met Andrea and Samir to ask about their work.