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)

Stora Enso is top-ranked in greenhouse gas management and performance by the TPI. An asset owner-led 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 suppliers in the EcoVadis ethical supplier rating system, and has received the highest recognition level (Platinum).

FTSE4 Good Index

FTSE4Good Index Stora Enso is included in the FTSE4Good Index Series. These indices measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social, and governance practices. 


Stora Enso is included in CDP’s Climate A List, which identifies the global companies that are taking leadership in climate action. 

OMX GES Sustainability Finland index

OMX Sustainability Finland index Stora Enso is included in the NASDAQ OMX Sustainability Finland index.

STOXX ESG indices

Stora Enso is included in several STOXX ESG 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.


Stora Enso is a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe. The ESI indices are composed of companies that display the best performance in the field of corporate social responsibility. 

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


In 2019, Stora Enso received a rating of AA in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. Stora Enso is included in several of MSCI’s ESG indices. 

Sustainability Reporting Awards Finland

Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2018 was chosen as the best in Finland in a competition organised by an independent group of expert organisations. 

2020 Annual Report on Annual Reports

Stora Enso’s Annual report 2019, including the Sustainability report, received the highest A+ ranking among the 350 top performing reports globally.


Stora Enso’s Sustainability Report 2018 was included in the top ten sustainability reports globally according to the 2019 Reporting matters publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable
Development (WBCSD).  


Ranked globally at number 29, Stora Enso was also rated the best performing Finnish company and best in our industry in gender balance and gender equality by Equileap. 

Most sustainable company 2019

Stora Enso was ranked the most sustainable listed company in our sector in Sweden by Dagens Industri, Aktuell Hållbarhet, and Lund University School of Economics and Management. We were also ranked overall best in the category for ‘Climate and environment.’

Stockholm School of Economics

Stora Enso received the highest score in the 2019 ‘Walking the talk’ study on sustainability communications by the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (Misum) at the Stockholm School of Economics. The study included 95 Large Cap companies at the Stockholm stock exchange.