FARJESTADEN, Sweden , May 7, 2019 (Press Release) -SCA, which owns 2.6 million hectares of environmentally certified forest in northern Sweden, has entered into a cooperation agreement for project planning for new wind power with OX2, one of the Nordic region’s largest wind power project managers. The goal of the agreement is to realise around 1,000 MW of new wind power within a five-year period, that will have an annual production capacity of approximately 3.5 TWh.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , March 11, 2019 (Press Release) -The project to establish a biorefinery connected to Östrand’s pulp mill is proceeding according to plan. In December, we announced that an important milestone had been achieved with the detailed development plan for the biorefinery gaining legal force. Now it is time for the next milestone – to submit the environmental permit application to the Land and Environmental Court in Östersund.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Feb. 27, 2019 (Press Release) -SCA has today, February 27, published the company’s Annual Report for 2018. The report presents for the first time the impact the company’s operations have on the climate. The effect is positive and is equivalent to emissions from road freight and domestic air travel in Sweden.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Feb. 25, 2019 (PRNewswire) -SCA is for the first time reporting the company's impact on the climate as part of its Annual Report, to be published on February 27. At a seminar in Stockholm, SCA reported the positive effect on the climate from forest growth and substitution, as well as the climate impact of its operations. The net effect is positive and is equivalent to the total of emissions from road freight and domestic air travel in Sweden.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Jan. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -At a seminar in Stockholm February 25, SCA will for the first time present figures of the total climate effects of the company’s operations.
“Our growing forests, as well as our products, brings substantial contributions to the work with combatting climate change”, says Ulf Larsson, CEO and President of SCA, who will participate in the seminar.
Lena Ek, Chairman of the Board of Södra, and Johan Kuylenstierna, Associated Professor of the Stockholm University, will also take part in the seminar.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Jan. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Hans who is responsible for sustainability issues in the SCA Forestry business area, will be new Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International.
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international member organization that works for environmentally adapted, socially responsible and economically viable use of the world's forests.Read more
SUNDSVALL, Sweden , Dec. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -SCA is participating in a comprehensive project to develop autonomous forestry machines. The goal is to make things easier for operators and ultimately to be able to control forwarders from an office.
The forest industry is now entering into the development of automated work tasks. With the Auto2 project, the forest industry wants to use the technology to develop autonomous forwarders – the machines that carry the harvested timber to the forest road.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Dec. 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Sustainable Brand Index™ is The Nordics’ largest brand study on sustainability. Sustainable Brand Index™ measures the perception of a brand’s sustainability by consumers and decision-makers across sectors and countries. Next to a yearly brand-ranking, Sustainable Brand Index™ provides sustainability insights into markets, behaviours and stakeholder groups. The study has been conducted annually since 2011 from a consumer perspective (B2C) and for the first time in 2017 from a business-to-business perspective (B2B) in Sweden.Read more