Metsähallitus is a state-run enterprise whose tasks are divided into business activities and primarily budget-funded public administration duties. Metsähallitus uses and manages one third of Finland’s land and water areas and employs more than 1400 people.
Metsähallitus applies an ecosystem and bioeconomy based approach in seeking to promote the sustainable use of natural resources and nature conservation and to provide wellbeing for present and future generations. Reconciliation of ecological, financial, social and cultural sustainability lies at the core of Metsähallitus’ duties.
- Total forest area managed by member: 9 100 000 ha
- Total number of: employees: 1 450 people
- Annual harvest in: 5 860 000 m3