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December 2020

PEFC welcomes UPM Kymmene as new International Stakeholder member at its 25th virtual General Assembly

December 09, 2020 - 09:52
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GENEVA, Dec. 9, 2020 (Press Release) -UPM Kymmene Corporation was accepted by PEFC as an international stakeholder member during our 25th General Assembly, held virtually.

“We are delighted to see the PEFC alliance grow further, even in these challenging times.” said Ben Gunneberg, following the acceptance of UPM. “It is a pleasure for me to welcome UPM into the family as our 31st international stakeholder member.”

Two Sides: AFPA provides tips to clear confusion regarding holiday related paper items recycling

December 09, 2020 - 09:30
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CHICAGO, IL, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -The holidays are here!  And as always, paper will play an important part in our celebrations – from shopping bags, gift boxes and decorations to greeting cards and cardboard shipping boxes. And after the holidays are over, you can give a gift that keeps on giving by recycling.

Two Sides: AFPA provides tips to clear confusion regarding holiday related paper items recycling

December 09, 2020 - 09:30
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CHICAGO, IL, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -The holidays are here!  And as always, paper will play an important part in our celebrations – from shopping bags, gift boxes and decorations to greeting cards and cardboard shipping boxes. And after the holidays are over, you can give a gift that keeps on giving by recycling.

ABB to supply new Ability Manufacturing Execution System at Norske Skog's newsprint mill in Skogn, Norway

December 09, 2020 - 06:15
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WESTERVILLE, OH, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -ABB has been chosen by Norske Skog Skogn to supply a comprehensive new digital platform for the company’s newsprint mill in Norway. The ABB Ability Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for pulp and paper will be operational by April 2021, with ABB providing five years of support as the mill undertakes its journey towards digitalization and smart operations.

Graphic Packaging named to Newsweek's 2021 list of America's most responsible companies

December 09, 2020 - 05:57
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ATLANTA, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -Graphic Packaging Holding Company, (the "Company" or "Graphic Packaging"), a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies, has been named to Newsweek's 2021 list of America's Most Responsible Companies based on a detailed analysis of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors.

BASF receives “A” rating for its sustainable water management and receives “A-” rating for both climate protection and forest protection in CDP's environmental ratings

December 09, 2020 - 05:37
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    LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • BASF receives “A” grade for its sustainable water management
  • Continued excellent ranking “A-” in climate protection
  • For the first time, BASF’s forest protection measures also evaluated

Valmet receives A- rating in CDP's climate program ranking for its actions and strategy to mitigate climate change

December 09, 2020 - 05:23
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ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -Valmet has been recognized for its actions and strategy to mitigate climate change by receiving the second-best A- rating and maintaining its leadership position in CDP's climate program ranking. CDP's evaluation is based on the company's disclosure about its actions in the last reporting year to develop the low-carbon technology and solutions, cut emissions and mitigate climate risks.

Kemira enters exclusive partnership with Danimer Scientific to develop biodegradable coating for paper and board industry

December 08, 2020 - 14:31
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HELSINKI, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries and Danimer Scientific, a leading developer and manufacturer of biodegradable materials, today announced a partnership to develop biodegradable aqueous barrier coatings for more sustainable paper and board products. The companies aim to manufacture coatings for limited commercial applications in 2021 before exploring broader production options.

Kemira enters exclusive partnership with Danimer Scientific to develop biodegradable coating for paper and board industry

December 08, 2020 - 14:31
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HELSINKI, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries and Danimer Scientific, a leading developer and manufacturer of biodegradable materials, today announced a partnership to develop biodegradable aqueous barrier coatings for more sustainable paper and board products. The companies aim to manufacture coatings for limited commercial applications in 2021 before exploring broader production options.

Amcor partners with 35 consumer goods companies to reduce plastic waste in packaging

December 08, 2020 - 12:55
    ZURICH, Switzerland, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Amcor is a leading partner in implementing two significant initiatives from the Consumer Goods Forum’s CEO-led Plastic Waste Coalition of Action to reduce plastic waste

 

  • Consumer goods and packaging companies will reduce the use of materials that make it harder to recycle packaging

 

Amcor partners with 35 consumer goods companies to reduce plastic waste in packaging

December 08, 2020 - 12:55
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    ZURICH, Switzerland, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -
  • Amcor is a leading partner in implementing two significant initiatives from the Consumer Goods Forum’s CEO-led Plastic Waste Coalition of Action to reduce plastic waste

 

  • Consumer goods and packaging companies will reduce the use of materials that make it harder to recycle packaging

 

Borregaard secures place on CDP's ‘A List’ for tackling climate change for third consecutive year

December 08, 2020 - 11:48
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SARPSBORG, Norway, Dec. 8, 2020 (Press Release) -Borregaard has been recognised for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change for the third year in a row. Borregaard is one of 9,600 companies reporting to CDP last year, only 270 of these made the climate change ‘A List’.

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