Extreme weather conditions will increase globally due to the magnitude of climate change. The change in variables like heavy rain falls, wind and snow damages or drought are posing a threat to the balance of nature. Droughts have already increased the risk for forest fires in many areas. Together with the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) UPM is actively doing research on how climate change will affect forestry and wood sourcing and thus UPM’s business operations in the long run. “We will utilise these results in developing our business operations. At the same time all of this is valuable information we can share with our investors and our other important stakeholders,” explains Tuomas Niemi, Manager for Reporting and Standards at UPM. Click Read More below for additional information.
Recent studies show that a majority of shoppers care not only about what goes into their foods and beverages, but also about the packaging materials that protect those products. For these shoppers, words like “renewable,” “recyclable,” and “responsible” are linked to personal health and sustainable lifestyles. But do these words influence consumers’ brand loyalty and decisions about the products they purchase?
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