STOCKHOLM, Nov. 13, 2019 (Press Release) -Henrik Ehrnrooth, former long-time chairman of the board at Pöyry and current board member of ÅF Pöyry has been awarded with the Energy Globe ‘Medal of Honor’. Henrik’s achievement in winning one of the most prestigious international environmental awards is down to his outstanding, impactful and innovative work for sustainable development and climate friendly solutions.Read more
HELSINKI, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -UPM Changshu paper mill in China is the first company in the region to begin electrifying its logistics chain by starting to use electric vehicles for deliveries.
“This is the next step in our long-term objective to reduce the use of fossil fuels and minimise emissions at the Changshu mill,” says York Fang, UPM Specialty Papers’ Vice President Supply Chain Operations in the Asia Pacific region.Read more
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Nov. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane. This move is yet another reinforcement of the company’s commitment to drive ethical and responsible business practices across global supply chains, while lowering the carbon footprint of its packaging.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Climate change is a global crisis that demands urgent action and requires every actor in society to play his/her part in responding to the crisis. Industries have both a duty and an opportunity to become more sustainable, more efficient and more innovative.Read more
MADRID, Spain, Nov. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -“Caminos Cirulares” is the name of the project presented by Ence in Huelva, and whose objective is the promotion of the circular economy through sustainable entrepreneurship and business synergies.Read more
BRUSSELS, Nov. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -In light of the climate crisis, the European Forest-Based Industries, including the pulp, paper and other fibre-based product industries, the woodworking industries, the producers of furniture, the bio-energy sector and the printing industry, have come together to present their vision of the European society in 2050 and the essential role that they can play, delivering on the carbon neutrality goal.
The Forest-Based Industries (FBI) will provide the most competitive and sustainable net-zero carbon solutions. They will do that by:Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Heidi Brock today applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for bringing together recycling stakeholders, decision makers and government officials to celebrate recycling and identify solutions for a stronger domestic recycling system. Brock attended the second annual America Recycles Summit, hosted by the EPA at its DC-based headquarters on Friday.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton, T.D. today (Wednesday the 6th of November 2019) announced a number of proposed environmental levies to encourage more sustainable behaviour, which will now be put out to consultation.
Minister Bruton said,
"How we use and dispose of our resources is crucial – in fact it accounts for 60% of our emissions. We must be more conscious of the impact we are having by the daily choices we make.Read more