Forward Talks podcast

Episode #5
How to move the pulp and paper industry toward carbon neutrality?

What is carbon neutrality? What kind of targets and measures are needed to achieve carbon neutrality in the pulp and paper industry? How is the pulp and paper industry meeting the global climate targets?  

In this episode, host André Noël Chaker and his guests Sara Lannerbro, SVP Sustainable Sourcing and Logistics at Stora Enso, and Laura Puustjärvi, Head of Sustainability at Valmet, will discuss the actions to reduce carbon emissions in the pulp and paper industry while also explaining what kind of targets the companies have set for themselves. 

Podcast host

André Noël Chaker

Leading business speaker and writer

André Noël Chaker is one of Finland’s leading business speakers and writers. In the last 10 years he has been voted Speaker of the Year twice, and Speaker, Moderator and Coach of the Year. In that time, André has spoken at over 1000 business events in Finland and abroad. He is currently the Chairman of MySpeaker, one of the fastest growing speaker bureaus in Europe.

Podcast guests

Laura Puustjärvi

Head of Sustainability

Laura is heading sustainability work at Valmet. She has over 15 years of experience in corporate sustainability. Before joining Valmet in 2014, Laura has been working at Metso and at Finnair.

Sara Lannerbro

SVP Sustainable Sourcing & Logistics
Stora Enso

Sara recently took on the role as SVP Sustainable Sourcing & Logistics in Stora Enso after 25 years in sales and supply chain leadership. Stora Enso’s ambition is to offer 100% regenerative products and solutions by 2050.

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