Sustainability at Suominen
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Sustainability strategy

At the end of 2014, Suominen defined its sustainability strategy to support the company’s business strategy and its targets. Suominen’s sustainability strategy additionally helps the company in responding to stakeholder demands, also going forward.


Throughout history, our purpose in Suominen has been to make life easier and healthier for people. We strongly believe in this mission and strive to incorporate it in everything we do.

Environmental responsibility

Suominen strives to reduce the environmental load of its operations and minimize the environmental impacts of its products throughout their life cycle. The company revised its environmental targets in 2014.

Social responsibility

Suominen is committed to offering its employees a safe and healthy work environment. The preferred way of working at Suominen is defined in the company’s strategy, particularly in its Suominen Way cornerstone.

Economic responsibility

Suominen complies with local laws and regulations, good governance and other generally accepted business practices. We strive to carry out its business activities according to the expectations of society and the stakeholders.


Suominen offers nonwovens made of certified raw materials. See the complete list of our certifications.

Sustainability data

Sustainability data shows Suominen's social and environmental performance from the last five years.