Forest is an important part of the earth’s ecosystem. SCA conducts responsible forest management to preserve and develop biodiversity and the forest’s recreational values while securing longterm access to renewable forest raw materials. The company plays an active role in developing forest operations that promote low-impact forestry methods and maintain or enhance conservation values. SCA encourages and helps other forest owners to adopt responsible forest management.

Impact on value chain: SCA forests, private forest owners, community, customers

Governance: Forest management manual, quality manuals for forest operations, road construction and transport activities, certification systems (FSC, PEFC)

Material risks: Risks linked to the forest holding, biodiversity, climate change