Sustainability team at your service: meet the experts

UPM Raflatac’s dedicated sustainability resources offer comprehensive support for printers and brand owners. Our experts are available to help meet even the most demanding sustainability targets and create business value from a range of sustainability initiatives. Focusing on the environmental performance of the entire label lifecycle, we supply tailored solutions and services that are sustainable by design.

Our knowledgeable team offers everything from market support and training to ISO 14040/44-compliant lifecycle assessments. 

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Kaisa Vainikka, Sustainability Manager, Global

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Tyler Matusevich, Sustainability Specialist, Americas

Bachelor’s in Packaging Science and Master’s in Natural Resources. Background in packaging systems and sustainability projects.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Recycling and waste management
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • FSC and PEFC certifications - Chain of Custody (CoC)
  • Sustainable development
  • Sales and market support​

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Oona Koski, Sustainability Specialist, EMEIA

Background in engineering. Core knowledge in Life cycle assessment and sustainable development.

Oona.jpgKey areas of expertise:

  • Ecodesign and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) 
  • R&D and sustainability
  • Water & Carbon footprint
  • Waste management
      
      
      
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Noora Markkanen, Sustainability Projects, EMEIA

Core knowledge in life cycle assessment. Background in environmental engineering and corporate environmental management.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Ecodesign
  • Water & Carbon footprint
  • Market support
  • Training and events
        
        
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Sharon Xiao, Sustainability Manager, Greater China

Mastered in Sustainable Forestry Management. Experiences in sustainability related consulting, marketing, product development and project management.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Safe and environmentally-friendly material and product
  • FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody systems and processes
  • Responsible sourcing and social responsibility
  • Ecodesign and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • RafCycle waste management
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Juha Virmavirta, Director, RafCycle solutions 

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For comprehensive assistance with all your sustainability needs – from information to implementation – contact your UPM Raflatac Sales.