UPM Annual General Meeting 2017 liveblog

29 March 2017

16:05 The meeting has ended. Time for coffee and cake 🙂 Thank you for attending!

15:05 Uruguay is a possibility under careful analysis.

15.:0 Ten years of transformation.

14:50 Long-term value is created by engagement.

14:40 Growth investments contribute to 2016 results.

14:33 2016 was a record-strong year for UPM.

14:10 Chairman of the Board Björn Wahlroos has opened the meeting.

14:00 The meeting has started. A few pictures of people finding their seats.

To the best seats!

The team at the media desk is also aiming higher with Biofore.

13:00 The doors are open! As usual people have about an hour to learn more about UPM’s six different business areas at the stands set up in the lobby.

UPM Raflatac has many innovations to present to the shareholders.UPM Biochemicals and UPM Biocomposites have a stand together.

UPM Paper ENA launched the New Future sustainable office paper in 2016. Learn more here.

The theme “Aiming Higher with Biofore” is visibly present at Kokoustamo. And so are the chocolates from Fazer.

UPM Biorefining presenting its wood-based renewable diesel.

The employees of UPM Forestry and Wood Sourcing are a great example of the positive effects spending time in the forest can have.

UPM Plywood ready to rock!

UPM Energy,s the second largest producer of energy, has an important role in the Finnish energy industry. Bright people and bright lights!

12:25 Ready to meet the shareholders! Around 50 UPM’ers take part in  the Annual General Meeting every year. Ready to answer all your questions! The doors will open at one o’clock.

10:40 Here it is again! The UPM Annual General Meeting liveblog! We’ll keep you updated with photos and observations through the day. The theme of the event this year is Aiming Higher with Biofore.

Trees are already in spring mood at the meeting.

Hurried preparations at the reception before the shareholders arrive.

A sunny day for the meeting at Kokoustamo, Messukeskus Convention Centre in Helsinki.

The product exhibition of UPM Raflatac will showcase many labeling innovations. One of them is Vanish.

Bright ideas present and welcome at the Annual General Meeting!

The annual report has found its way to the meeting goodie bag once more.

UPM Plywood’s innovative and heat-mouldable building and design solutions.

Saara Töyssy

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