02/18/2016 Sneak peek at Lahti 2017 Stora Enso is the main sponsor of the 2017 Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland. The project organization is refining its operations at the pre-world championships 19-21 February 2016, to be ready to host an unforgettable event next year. "We will be present in Lahti 2017 with a number of activities. As many of our customers remember from the Falun games last year, the Nordic World Ski Championships is a great event and a good occasion to showcase Stora Enso's sustainable products and innovations," says Marika Taitokari from the division Consumer Board.The Finnish city of Lahti will host the Nordic World Ski Championships in 2017 for a record seventh time, with the world's top athletes competing in cross country skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined. "We are honoured to have a role in creating a successful international sports event in the year that Finland celebrates 100 years of independence," says Karl-Henrik Sundström, CEO of Stora Enso. "Sponsoring the Nordic World Championships in Lahti 2017 is a great match for us because our roots are in the Nordic forests where cross country skiing takes place. We can contribute greatly to a sustainable event with our renewable materials: packaging, biomaterials, wood products and paper."