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August 2021

Huhtamaki partners with RiverRecycle and VTT to develop technology to tackle floating river waste on Mithi River in Mumbai, India

August 27, 2021 - 07:09
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 27, 2021 (Press Release) -Huhtamaki partners with RiverRecycle and VTT to develop technology to tackle floating river waste. New technology river waste collector now operational on the Mithi River in Mumbai, India

Vinda International obtains HK$300 million long-term sustainability linked loan from China Construction Bank

August 27, 2021 - 07:01
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HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2021 (Press Release) -Vinda International Holdings Limited (“Vinda International”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, stock code: 3331), is pleased to announce that Vinda International has successfully obtained a HK$300 million long-term loan from China Construction Bank (Asia) (“CCB (Asia)”), which was endorsed by an independent assessment report  issued by Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency(“HKQAA”), thus becoming Hong Kong’s first fast moving consumer goods (“FMCG”) company to be granted a sustainability linked loan.

Vinda International obtains HK$300 million long-term sustainability linked loan from China Construction Bank

August 27, 2021 - 07:01
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HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2021 (Press Release) -Vinda International Holdings Limited (“Vinda International”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, stock code: 3331), is pleased to announce that Vinda International has successfully obtained a HK$300 million long-term loan from China Construction Bank (Asia) (“CCB (Asia)”), which was endorsed by an independent assessment report  issued by Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency(“HKQAA”), thus becoming Hong Kong’s first fast moving consumer goods (“FMCG”) company to be granted a sustainability linked loan.

Henkel Adhesive collaborates with Metsä Board to develop sustainable packaging solutions and fulfil increasing consumer demand

August 27, 2021 - 03:36
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DUSSELDORF, Germany, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Henkel Adhesive Technologies collaborates with Metsä Board to develop solutions that anticipate and fulfil increasing consumer demand for more sustainable packaging. The collaboration brings together the companies’ world-class Research & Development resources and practical customer experience to enhance product development and process design. By leveraging the synergies between adhesives and board expertise at the earliest stage, Henkel and Metsä Board are supporting brand owners and retailers rethink packaging.

Cascades receives approval for its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets from Science Based Targets initiative

August 26, 2021 - 11:34
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 26, 2021 (CNW) -Cascades is pleased to announce that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. The targets submitted are therefore in line with the methodology developed by the organization, which is a partnership between the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF).

UPM launches new tool for reporting its energy consumption and CO2 emissions

August 26, 2021 - 07:36
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HELSINKI, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -We have launched a new tool this summer for reporting our energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The tool provides a consistent, more transparent, and simple-to-use reporting system for all our businesses and production sites.

The new tool was developed in close collaboration with UPM businesses, UPM Energy, UPM Responsibility, the UPM IT department and its Data Management Office (DMO) and external IT experts. It was also tested by different UPM businesses to ensure that it works in practice.

UPM launches new tool for reporting its energy consumption and CO2 emissions

August 26, 2021 - 07:36
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HELSINKI, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -We have launched a new tool this summer for reporting our energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The tool provides a consistent, more transparent, and simple-to-use reporting system for all our businesses and production sites.

The new tool was developed in close collaboration with UPM businesses, UPM Energy, UPM Responsibility, the UPM IT department and its Data Management Office (DMO) and external IT experts. It was also tested by different UPM businesses to ensure that it works in practice.

Ilim’s Koryazhma Mill receives integrated environmental permit confirming its compliance with high environmental safety standards

August 26, 2021 - 06:25
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Ilim’s Koryazhma Mill received an integrated environmental permit confirming its compliance with high environmental safety standards. The Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk Mills are preparing to obtain IEP in 2022.

Ilim Group posts revenue of over $1.26 billion from January to June 2021

August 26, 2021 - 06:06
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Ilim Group posted revenue of over USD 1.26 billion from January to June 2021. Over the first six months of this year, the Company delivered 1.839 million tons of products. Owing to an extensive upgrade of the Bratsk Mill and rebuild of the softwood pulp line of the Ust-Ilimsk Mill completed in 2020, the Company intends to increase its production output up to 3.7 million tons of finished products by the end of 2021 and up to 3.8 million tons in 2022. Over 70% of Company products are exported to 70 countries worldwide.

CPH Group to lease land plot to Schilliger Holz for construction of new wood-fibre insulation board manufacturing facility in Perlen, Switzerland

August 26, 2021 - 01:28
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PERLEN, Switzerland, Aug. 26, 2021 (Press Release) -Schilliger Holz AG plans to build a new facility for manufacturing wood-fibre insulation board out of Swiss wood at its existing Perlen site. The CPH Group is leasing the company a 20,000-square-metre land plot for the plant’s construction, and will also supply power and water for the new operation.

Cascades launches 100% recycled packaging across its Fluff & Tuff product line

August 25, 2021 - 11:44
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KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Aug. 25, 2021 (CNW) -Cascades, a pioneer in the circular economy, is pursuing its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and is once again innovating by becoming the first company in its category in Canada1to launch 100% recycled plastic packaging that is also recyclable*, for the entire Cascades Fluff & Tuff line. This announcement is accompanied by a promotional campaign featuring the brand's charming bunnies, Fluff and Tuff, who highlight the company's commitment to always doing more for the planet.

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