Responsibility in Metsähallitus

Responsibility guides all Metsähallitus operations. It is integrated with our strategy as well as the management, implementation and development of our operations. We are committed to promoting the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations as part of the 2030 Agenda.

Responsibility Program

Our responsibility programme sets targets for implementing responsibility and specifies actions to achieve those targets. The programme includes four focus areas: leadership, environment, people and society.


We manage responsibility ethically and on the basis of information and by developing activities and digital services in cooperation with customers and partners.


We safeguard biodiversity and act in a climate-wise manner. We promote sustainable use of natural resources.


We cherise diversity in the workplace community and offer services to everyone on a nondiscriminatory basis. We ensure a viable sámi culture.


We guarantee the optimum sustainable return on state-owned land and water areas over generations enhancing wellbeing and regional vitality.

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In 2019 Metsähallitus celebrated its 160th anniversary and promoted good operating methods, climate actions and non-discrimination.

Metsähallitus’ Climate Programme helps us mitigate climate change and prepare for the changing conditions created by it, both in nature and in the economic and social operating environment.