Metsäliitto Cooperative

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.1 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

46

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Metsäliitto Cooperative   (Metsä Group)

    EU Transparency Register

    962687110415-94 First registered on 07 Jan 2013

    Goals / Remit

    Metsä Group is a responsible forest industry group who produces high-quality products mostly from renewable Nordic wood and wood fibre. Our core businesses are tissue and cooking papers, board, pulp, wood products, wood supply and forest management services. Metsä Group also has innovation company. It works actively in research and development in order to develop new products and to diversify the use of our current products. The Group tries to find ways to use its wood raw material more efficiently.

    Metsä Group follows and takes interest in the development of regulatory frameworks affecting our operations and markets. We promote among others sustainable forest management and sustainable sourcing, resource-wise circular bioeconomy and the role of forest-based industries in achieving the objectives of the EU Green Deal. The group’s overall aim is to guarantee the global competitiveness of the European forest industry to maintain and increase industrial production in Europe.

    Main EU files targeted

    Main EU legislative proposals related to Green Deal, Fit for 55, Forest strategy, LULUCF regulation, RED II Directive revision, ETS.

    Following policies concerning climate change and energy, renewable energy, environment, transport, biodiversity, forest and wood availability, resource efficiency, bio-economy, circular economy, water, waste, packaging and recycling, product safety, food safety, innovations, wood products and construction, trade, corporate social responsibility, taxonomy.

    Address

    Head Office
    Revontulenpuisto, 2
    Espoo FI-02020 Metsä - 3700
    FINLAND
    EU Office
    Avenue Louise 250/8th floor
    Brussels 1050
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    50%2
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.1

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Kalle Pekka IKONEN 20 Sep 2022 19 Sep 2023
    Mr Christoph ZEILER 30 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2023
    Mr Tomi SALO 28 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2023
    Mr Rogaciano Cavadas 28 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2023
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 28 Jan 2022 27 Jan 2023
    Mr Kalle Pekka IKONEN 28 Sep 2021 27 Sep 2022
    Jari VOUTILAINEN 15 Jan 2021 14 Jan 2022
    Mr Christoph ZEILER 14 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2022
    Mr Rogaciano Cavadas 14 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2022
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 14 Jan 2021 31 Jan 2022
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 21 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2021
    Jari VOUTILAINEN 21 Jan 2020 31 Jan 2021
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 24 Jan 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Judith AY 25 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Jari VOUTILAINEN 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Mr Rogaciano Cavadas 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 31 Jan 2018 30 Jan 2019
    Ms Judith AY 05 Oct 2017 28 Sep 2018
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 04 Feb 2017 31 Jan 2018
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 23 Jan 2016 22 Jan 2017
    Ms Tytti Peltonen 19 Feb 2015 17 Feb 2016

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    The main European level associations are CEPI, CEI-Bois, EPPA, and BusinessEurope. In addition, Metsä Group's business areas contribute to the work of several sectorial associations.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant LigniOx (grant agreement 745246) 0€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    Financial year 2021 refunds - 93 k€ as follows:
    Lignin oxidation technology for versatile lignin dispersants - LigniOx (grant agreement 745246): grant is 37 k€
    Advanced BIObased polyurethanes and fibres for the autoMOTIVE industry with increased environmental sustainability - Biomotive (grant agreement 745766): -130 k€

    Therefore the total amount of the EU grants in the table above is zero.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    46 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 11 Nov 2022 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Revision of the Renewable Energy Directive; LULUCF Regulation; Deforestation Regulation; Taxonomy and Nature Restoration Regulation, Carbon Removals and REPowerEU.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Kadri Simson
      Portfolio Energy
      Commission
      • Barbara GLOWACKA (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Oct 2022 Location video-call
      Subject Circular economy and the revision of the EU packaging rules
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jun 2022 Location video-call
      Subject EU transition to a circular economy; fibre based packaging
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Nov 2021 Location video - conference
      Subject EU paper industry views on the Green Deal strategy and industry’s vision for 2030
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Caroline Boeshertz (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Jun 2021 Location video-call
      Subject European Green Deal and the preparation of the EU Forest Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jun 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject European Green Deal and the preparation of the EU Forest Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
      Portfolio Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Camilla Bursi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Mar 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject taxonomy, industrial strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Joan Canton (Cabinet member)
      • Eszter Batta (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Green Deal, forests and climate policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Commission
      • Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner)
    • Date 14 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Green deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Commission
      • Arto Virtanen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Risto Artjoki (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Discuss Bio and Circular Economy, climate change mitigation, forestry and forest management, and UN SDGs
      Commission
      • Timo Pesonen (Acting Director-General)
    • Date 10 Apr 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject European bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Peter Wehrheim (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Risto Artjoki (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Agri Mattrs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Climate and energy strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Risto Artjoki (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Investments, circular-bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 07 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy and Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Tatu Liimatainen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Jan 2018 Location Helsinki, Finland
      Subject Rail Baltica
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 21 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Europe as an investment environment
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Current EU affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Food contact materials
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Dec 2016 Location Helsinki, Finland
      Subject Energy package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 22 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy package
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Astrid Ladefoged (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Bio Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Oct 2016 Location Helsinki, Finland
      Subject reduction of transport emissions
      Commission
      • Henrik Hololei (Director-General)
    • Date 06 Oct 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject bio economy
      Commission
      • Dominique Ristori (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Telmo Baltazar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioenergy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Yvon Slingenberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Renewable Energy Directive and, in particular, the material use of wood and the availability of wood raw material
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Issues related to trade with Russia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Food packaging sustainability criteria
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy and Environment Policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject EFSI, Internal Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy and Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 May 2015 Location Helsinki, Finland
      Subject Lunch meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Bio economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Bio Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Director-General's office
      Subject Next- generation bio-product mill
      Commission
      • Robert-Jan Smits (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject European Fund for Strategic Investment, Energy Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Bioeconomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Dec 2014 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Forest Industry issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
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