October 2019

Sappi North America announces partnership with American Forest Foundation and GreenBlue on new forest sustainability platform

October 23, 2019 - 12:34
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BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving wood pulp, today announced a partnership with the nonprofit organizations American Forest Foundation (AFF) and GreenBlue to support the Forests in Focus sustainability risk assessment. The goal of Forests in Focus is to provide customers, brand owners and investors with user-friendly analyses of the sustainability strengths and risk profile of forested lands across specified landscapes.

Veolia Water Technologies to supply chloride and potassium removal system at Lee and Man's facility in China

October 23, 2019 - 09:09
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PLAINFIELD, IL, Oct. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Veolia Water Technologies will provide a chloride and potassium removal system featuring HPD processes designed to improve pulping operations that support the production of packaging containerboard and tissue paper. 

Lee and Man, one of the world’s leading paper producers, has been manufacturing linerboards and corrugated packaging products since 1994. More recently, however, the Chinese company has also become a top tissue paper producer.

Veolia Water Technologies to supply chloride and potassium removal system at Lee and Man's facility in China

October 23, 2019 - 09:09
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PLAINFIELD, IL, Oct. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Veolia Water Technologies will provide a chloride and potassium removal system featuring HPD processes designed to improve pulping operations that support the production of packaging containerboard and tissue paper. 

Lee and Man, one of the world’s leading paper producers, has been manufacturing linerboards and corrugated packaging products since 1994. More recently, however, the Chinese company has also become a top tissue paper producer.

Tetra Pak invests Euro 25 million in new plant for cheese production solutions in Poland

October 23, 2019 - 05:39
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland , Oct. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak has today announced the opening of a €25 million site with sales, engineering and manufacturing facilities for cheese production solutions.

Building on the company’s global expertise in cheese, the centre has full scale engineering capabilities, from cheese making process design to mechanical, automation and electrical engineering through to manufacturing of processing solutions itself. 

CEPI supports final objective of sustainable finance regulation to support sustainable growth and transition to carbon neutral economy

October 23, 2019 - 04:53
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BRUSSELS, Oct. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahead of the trilogue negotiations on EU Taxonomy regulation, the bioenergy, agriculture and forest sectors would like to raise the attention of the European legislator on the importance of a coherent and consistent legislative framework if we truly want to boost investment in sustainable technologies.

CEPI supports final objective of sustainable finance regulation to support sustainable growth and transition to carbon neutral economy

October 23, 2019 - 04:53
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BRUSSELS, Oct. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahead of the trilogue negotiations on EU Taxonomy regulation, the bioenergy, agriculture and forest sectors would like to raise the attention of the European legislator on the importance of a coherent and consistent legislative framework if we truly want to boost investment in sustainable technologies.

DS Smith receives Blossoming Company award for its achievements in protecting valuable local environmental resources

October 23, 2019 - 02:52
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LONDON, Oct. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -On the 21st of October 2019 at official ceremony in Feucht, near Nuremberg, a team from DS Smith Aschaffenburg paper mill received the Blossoming Company award, which was recognition of their outstanding achievements in protecting valuable local environmental resources.

Domtar commits to pursuing FSC certification of two Ontario forests

October 22, 2019 - 14:49
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FORT MILL, SC, Oct. 22, 2019 (Business Wire) -Domtar Corporation today announced a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that the company manages in the Wabigoon forest (in 2020) and Trout Lake forest (in 2021).

“This commitment will help deliver critical solutions to 21stcentury forestry in Canada.”

Spliethoff Group prepares for 2020 Sulphur Cap

October 22, 2019 - 13:24
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By building in scrubbers throughout its fleet, Spliethoff Group shows its commitment to cleaner shipping and prepares for the global 0.5% sulphur cap which comes into force in 2020.

Mv Floragracht is already the 24th Spliethoff Group-owned vessel outfitted with a scrubber and over the years the company has therefore acquired significant experience with this technology.

Port of Antwerp: ecological footprint lags behind freight volume and industrial output

October 22, 2019 - 13:22
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This is the clear message of the fifth Sustainability Report published by the port community. Development of the port must go hand-in-hand with the largest possible contribution to society, according to the report. Published every two years, it summarises the main economic, ecological and social indicators. These demonstrate the areas of sustainability in which the port is doing well, but also where additional efforts are required. 

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