DAVENTRY, UK , Sept. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Blockchain technology will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data and assurance about the quality of secondary commodities.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Smurfit Kappa has been listed on a new sustainability index that recognises companies active in the reduction of plastic pollution.
The Solactive ISS ESG ‘Beyond Plastic Waste’ Index tracks companies that provide solutions for the reduction, replacement, reuse and recycling of plastic.
The recognition comes less than a year after the industry leader launched its Better Planet Packaging initiative that seeks to reduce packaging waste and address the challenges of waste and litter that end up in oceans and landfill.Read more
JAKARTA, Sept. 3, 2019 (Press Release) -On the sixth anniversary of its annual tree-planting initiative, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), together with the Government of Indonesia, the International Tropical Timber Organization, Belantara Foundation, Indonesian and Japanese businesses and local communities, planted 10,000 seedlings of local tree species, Jelutong, and local fruit trees species, across 20 hectares of degraded conservation land in Giam Siak Kecil landscape of Riau Province.Read more
KENDAL, UK, Sept. 5, 2019 (Press Release) -Merging the latest advances in sustainability with the creativity of the art industry, specialist papermaker James Cropper has created a new cartridge paper made in part from used coffee cups. The range was created for Seawhite of Brighton using the papermaker’s CupCycling technology - the world’s first recycling process dedicated to upcycling single-use coffee cups.Read more
DURBAN, South Africa, Sept. 3, 2019 (Local News) -Woolworths has announced its first trial of specially-designed paper bags for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases.
The announcement of the specially designed bags is a part of the company's ongoing commitment to phase out single-use plastic shopping bags by 2020.Read more
VAXJO, Sweden, Sept. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -Södra was top-ranked among companies that assume the greatest corporate social responsibility. This was shown in the world’s largest employer branding survey.
“We play an important role in the communities in which we operate and assume great responsibility for both society and the environment. It is gratifying to receive this recognition for our hard work,” said Maria Baldin, Södra’s Director of Communications and Sustainability.Read more
SARPSBORG, Norway, Sept. 2, 2019 (Press Release) -The analysis agency The Governance Group and BI Norwegian Business School have reviewed sustainability reports for the 100 largest companies listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Borregaard and Equinor share first place in the ranking.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 29, 2019 (Press Release) -Walki is introducing upgrades of its Walki Print Media XXL family of products for sustainable out of home advertising billboards.Read more