Awards and recognition

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

Recent sustainability awards and recognition

Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI)

In 2018, Stora Enso was top-ranked in greenhouse gas management and performance by the TPI. An asset ownerled and asset manager-supported global initiative, the TPI assesses companies’ preparedness for transition to a low carbon economy, supporting efforts to address climate change.


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

CDP has included Stora Enso on its new 2018 Climate A List, which identifies the global companies that are taking leadership in climate action. 

OMX GES Sustainability Finland index

Stora Enso is included in the NASDAQ OMX and GES Investment Service's OMX GES Sustainability Finland index. .

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.


In 2018, Forum Ethibel included Stora Enso in the Ethibel PIONEER Investment Register which indicates that the company can be qualified as a sector leader in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Stora Enso is also listed in the Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Europe. 

Euronext Vigeo

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

ISS-oekom Research

Stora Enso is classified as "Prime" by ISS-Oekom Research's Environmental, Social and Governance rating methodology.  In 2018, Stora Enso also received the best possible Environmental & Social quality score by the Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). 


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

Sustainability Reporting Awards Finland

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 was ranked best by the media in a competition organised by seven not-for-profit organisations representing various sectors of society. The report was short-listed among the 10 best reports in the overall competition.


Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017, was included in ReportWatch’s Best Practices in Annual Sustainability Reporting. 


Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2017 was included in the top ten sustainability reports globally according to the 2018 Reporting matters publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Sustainable Brand Index

Stora Enso was ranked “Industry Leader 2018” in the Sustainable Brand Index™ B2B, which is the largest brand study on sustainability in the Nordics.


Stora Enso was ranked number 12 globally and the best performing Finnish company in gender balance and gender equality by Equileap, an organisation set up to accelerate progress toward gender equality at work.

Most sustainable company 2018

In November 2018 Stora Enso was ranked as the most sustainable listed company in Sweden by Dagens Industri, Aktuell Hållbarhet, and Lund University School of Economics and Management.