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Jessica Nordin new director of sustainability at Södra

Jessica Nordin is taking up the role as new Director of Sustainability at Södra with responsibility for leading and developing Södra’s overall sustainability agenda moving forward. A major focus will lie on strengthening efforts and knowledge concerning biodiversity and sustainable forestry, which are important topics for Södra. Jessica Nordin most recently served as Environmental Manager […]

Södra Reports Lower Second Quarter Results on Weaker Market Conditions

Södra reported second quarter 2023 net sales of SEK 7,322 million (8,953). Operating profit totaled SEK 464 million (2,325), representing an operating margin of 6 percent (26). Return on capital employed was 13 percent (39) and the equity ratio was 61 percent. During the quarter, the World-class Efficiency project achieved annual efficiency gains of SEK […]

Södra Explores Combining Agricultural Residue with Wood for New Grade of Pulp

In line with Södras strategy to support a more circular, sustainable society, to strive for resource efficiency and to maximise the use of our members’ wood while adding value for customers, Södra is investigating the possibilities for a ground-breaking new pulp which will combine wood from Södra’s sustainably managed forests in southern Sweden with agricultural […]

Södra forms new bioproduct area

The energy and chemicals business plays a key role in Södra’s strategy and is an area that will grow and further contribute to a fossil-free future. As a result, the Södra Bioproducts product area is now being formed to further strengthen the customer offering through a more coherent business structure and sales.  Södra’s future product […]

Södra aims to achieve net zero emission by 2040

Södra has laid out its commitment to science-based targets for 2030 in its annual and sustainability report, and to reach net zero by 2040. The Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) will provide support in quantifying its emissions and following up emission reductions in a way that is structured, recognized and transparent. SBTi enables Södra to set […]

Södra appoints Magnus Örnberg as new CFO

Magnus Örnberg has been recruited as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Södra. He has extensive experience in all areas of finance and most recently served as CFO of SAS. Magnus Örnberg will take office on 1 May and become a member Södra’s Group Senior Management. Sara Cronholm will continue serving as Södra’s Interim […]

Sodra Wood to expand lumber supplying to Japan

Sodra Wood, which is a Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, will expand supplying lumber to Japan of 90,000 m3 as a total volume in a year or two years. About 60,000 m3 of 90,000 m3 will be JAS (Japanese Agricultural Standards) lumber. The company got a certification of JAS […]

Södra is looking to develop new products from lignin

Södra is the largest forest-owner association in Sweden and an international forest industry group. With raw material from 52,000 forest owners sustainable managed forests, Södra produce timber products, pulp and green energy – and is always looking to develop new products from this renewable material. Södra is today a leading supplier of pulp with customers […]

Valmet to deliver electrical folding machine for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås

Valmet will deliver the world’s first two electrical folding machines for pulp bales to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The machines’ start-up is planned for the last quarter of 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Valmet’s scope of supply includes the release of the world’s first electrical folding machine […]

Södra forms new subsidiary for developing family forestry

Södra has formed a new subsidiary, Södra Ädla – an investment partner focused on the future of family forestry. Södra Ädla will invest in innovative companies whose business concepts provide direct support for the development and profitability of forest estates and enable a more multifaceted approach to family forestry. “Development is part of family forestry’s DNA […]