BRUSSELS, Jan. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Paper products are getting more sustainable thanks to new European rules finalised last week.
Tissue paper, kitchen roll, toilet and printing paper products must now be free of a wide range of harmful chemicals if they want to bear the EU ecolabel. They also need to be made of wood fibres accredited as sustainable, contain no fragrances, which can cause allergies, and use cleaner production processes.Read more
HELSINKI, Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -Kemira received a B score in CDP’s 2018 rankings. This puts Kemira in the top quartile of the chemicals sector companies requested to disclose to CDP, reflecting the company’s continued commitment to transparency, increasing energy efficiency and sourcing renewable energy for our operations.Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -A federal court in California issued a landmark decision today in a free speech case with serious implications for the future of advocacy work in the United States.
District Judge Jon S. Tigar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California had previously dismissed the entire case and ordered the logging company to pay defendants’ legal fees in October 2017. However, Resolute Forest Products decided to file a repackaged version of the same baseless claims three weeks later.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -With less than two months to go until the second annual Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019, the Global Recycling Foundation is bringing cities and organisations together from across the world to encourage everyone recognise the role we can all play in improving the circular economy.Read more
AMMAN, Jordan , Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -The Al Bardi Paper Mill, one of Fine Hygienic Holding’s largest manufacturing plants in Egypt, was recently recognized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), as the first company in the country to complete the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) study, following comprehensive study that aligned the mill’s environmental footprint with the European market standards.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 23, 2019 (Press Release) -In the future, it will be possible to control a paper machine, for example, on the basis of its carbon footprint. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing a software tool for on-line life cycle assessment that offers information to the operators of production equipment or an entire plant concerning the impacts of operational procedures on product-based environmental loading.Read more
SOLNA, Sweden, Jan. 24, 2019 (Press Release) -BillerudKorsnäs has been highlighted as a global leader in tackling deforestation by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Forests A List.Read more
LISBON, Portugal , Jan. 22, 2019 (Press Release) -The Navigator Company has been rated as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact non-profit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List.
Diogo da Silveira, CEO of The Navigator Company said that "We are proud of this international recognition from CDP and our aim is to go even further: be a Carbon Neutral Company by 2035.”Read more