The long-lasting dispute was finally resolved today, when the Finnish Government's forest enterprise Metsahallitus agreed to a deal that will preserve almost 80% of 107,000 hectares of reindeer grazing forests, mostly old growth, either permanently, or for the next 20 years.Read more
"Greens leader Russel Norman and the Youth Delegation have used an international forum to accuse New Zealand of being climate change cheats," says Forest Owners chief executive David Rhodes who has just returned from the talks.Read more
Australia is a strong supporter of Indonesia's efforts to address climate change and today announced an allocation of $45 million to Indonesia as part of Australia's $599 million fast start climate change financing.
Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said that Australia welcomed Indonesia's strong leadership on climate change and the opportunity to build on Australia's long-standing cooperation with Indonesia on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) and climate change adaptation.Read more
SCA has been awarded the Institute for the Accounting Profession in Sweden's (FAR) prestigious prize for the Best Sustainability Report 2009 in the category Large companies. The award was presented today at Finforum 2010, an international conference in Stockholm, Sweden, focusing on market communications in listed companies.
The FAR jury's citation:Read more
The feminine care facility worked with both employees and suppliers to implement a process that beneficially uses 100 percent of its waste. A majority - more than 60 percent - is recycled or reused, while the remainder is converted to energy.Read more