Sweden is one of the world's most densely wooded countries – made up by about 70 percent forest. Half of it is privately owned by more than 330 000 people and about 38 percent of them are women. That makes forestry one of the most common business sectors for female entrepreneurs in Sweden. Today, more than one third of forest owners live in a municipality other than the one where their woodland is situated, many having another job as their main occupation.
Even though women own a significant proportion of Swedish forest properties, their representation in decision making boards is still low. Gender balance is one of the top priorities for Spillkråkan – an organisation assembling women that are forest owners. Spillkråkan is also the Swedish name for the black woodpecker that is a symbol of environmental focus in the forest sector. The organisation was founded in 1998 and has about 400 members – women of all ages and from all over the country. Spillkråkan is working to empower women in the sector, to increase knowledge on sustainable forestry and to create networking opportunities.
As of April 27th , 2021 the biogas plant at Nymölla mill is in use. We are very happy and proud that this unique facility, built in partnership with Gasum, is now a reality. It changes the game for Stora Enso, customers and consumers alike.
In many ways and areas, digital is the new normal. That goes for planning and time management tools as well, however, the old-fashioned paper planner has a large fan base. Which suits you? They both have pros and cons but there are at least seven good reasons to pick pen and paper over keyboard and smart applications. Stora Enso recently published an article that lists them, we’ve made a selection:
The ream wrappers for Multicopy, Multicopy Zero and Multicopy Presentation are now dispersion coated – plastic-free and biodegradable, hence compostable (EN13432). That makes the sustainability total of our products even greater.