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Stora Enso receives external recognition from a variety of indices, organisations and awards.

Recent sustainability awards and recognition

Science Based Targets

As the first forest products company, Stora Enso set science-based targets for its greenhouse gases in 2017, in line with the 2°C limit set for global warming by the Paris Agreement. The targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.


Stora Enso is included in the top 1% of the Ecovadis ethical supplier rating system, and achieved the highest recognition level (Gold). Stora Enso was also included in the top 1% of our industry category "Manufacture of pulp, paper, and paperboard."

FTSE4 Good Index

Stora Enso is included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, where we have been listed since 2001. The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards.

Recognition by the CDP

Stora Enso received an A- score as a result of its response to CDP’s annual climate change questionnaire in 2017.

OMX GES Sustainability Finland index

Stora Enso is included in the NASDAQ OMX and GES Investment Service's OMX GES Sustainability Finland index. GES Investment Services compares leading companies listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and their responsibility in environmental, social, and governance issues.

STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices

Stora Enso is included in several STOXX Global ESG Leaders indices. These indices rate leading global companies according to environmental, social, and governance criteria.

ECPI Ethical Indices

Stora Enso is included in the ECPI EMU Ethical Equity index, which covers environmental, social, and governance criteria.

Ethibel Investment Register

Stora Enso has been reconfirmed for inclusion in the Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register and selected for inclusion in the Ethibel PIONEER register. Such recognition by Forum ETHIBEL indicates that a company can be qualified as a sector leader in terms of corporate social responsibility .

Euronext Vigeo – Eurozone, Europe, and World 120

Stora Enso is listed in the Euronext Vigeo World, Europe, and Eurozone 120 indices as one of the 120 most advanced companies in terms of environmental, social, and governance performance.

Oekom Research

Stora Enso is classified as "Prime" by Oekom Research's Environmental, Social and Governance rating methodology.


Stora Enso is included in several of MSCI’s ESG indices.

Stockholm School of Economics

Stora Enso was top-ranked in the 2017 “Walking the talk” study on sustainability communications by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) at the Stockholm School of Economics. The study included 88 Large Cap companies at the Stockholm stock exchange.


Stora Enso’s Annual Report 2016, including the Sustainability Report, was included in ReportWatch’s Best Practices in Annual Sustainability Reporting. It was also top-ranked in our industry category.