We are strongly committed to respecting the highest standards of human rights, build relationships with local communities and provide safe and healthy work environments for our team.
We are pursuing continuous improvement on three topics: Supply Chain, Energy, Water and Waste, and Carbon Dioxide.
Building on a foundation of strong business ethics, we work to achieve lasting profitability through a robust innovation platform to develop new sustainable fiber-based solutions.
At many of our Ahlstrom-Munksjö production sites, we adhere to a range of internationally recognized, third-party audited standards that support our sustainability progress.
Making a Better World
We listen to local people and encourage our own employees to play an active role in their own neighborhoods.
Sustainability Policies and Commitments
We have established company policies and commitments to guide our ongoing sustainability journey.
EcoVadis Gold Rating
We have been recognized for our sustainability performance by receiving the EcoVadis Gold Rating for four consecutive years. EcoVadis is one of the leading systems for evaluating suppliers' environmental aspects, working conditions, social responsibility, and procurement practices.Learn more
UN Global Compact
Our participation in the United Nations Global Compact affirms Ahlstrom-Munksjö's commitment to continuing our work to uphold human rights, responsible labour practices, environmental quality, and anti-corruption practices.
More about Ahlstrom-Munksjö's commitment is found in our Communication on Progress.
UN Sustainable Development Goals
Across the value chain, Ahlstrom-Munksjö seeks to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that comprise the UN Agenda 2030. We have aligned our nine material topics with the UN SDG framework and are committed to contributing to or reducing negative impact on a minimum of 11 SDGs across our value chain.Learn more
Our Sustainability Policy affirms Ahlstrom-Munksjö's commitment to continuous improvement in nine people, planet, and prosperity priority areas: human rights, community engagement, employee well-being, supply chain, energy, water and waste, carbon dioxide, profitability, innovation, and business ethics.Learn more
Sustainable Business Council
Our sustainability work is governed by our Sustainable Business Council, which consists of sustainability coordinators spread throughout our global operations. These coordinators meet quarterly to steer our sustainability work, but more importantly implement sustainability activities in our day to day operations.
“The strength of this group is truly in the cross-functional network, where the accountability and responsibility is clearly with the participants,” says Heli Nykänen, Manager, Group Sustainability and Capital Investments.
Code of Conduct
Our Code of Conduct describes the ethical principles that direct the way we conduct business in our company, including complying with all laws and regulations, respecting human rights and the environment, maintaining a safe, healthy and fair workplace, ensuring individual data privacy, acting as good citizen in our communities, and avoiding conflicts of interest.Learn more
Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s offering contributes to a more sustainable everyday life by providing renewable materials that are alternatives to non-renewables, and solutions that make the end product more sustainable.Learn more