STOCKHOLM, Dec. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Oil Search, one of Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) largest companies and investors, together with AFRY, and the Climate Change and Development Authority of Papua New Guinea are joining forces to raise awareness of the importance of developing renewable energy initiatives in PNG.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -Kemira has been awarded with the Gold level rating by the global sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. With a total score of 75 out of 100, this puts Kemira among the top 1% of companies in the world.
Companies scoring between 62 and 100 receive the Gold rating and make up the top 5%. This is the fifth consecutive year that Kemira has achieved a Gold rating.Read more
LONDON, Dec. 19, 2019 (Press Release) -Zeus, the Irish-owned global packaging company has today launched the first nationwide infrastructure to recycle every type of paper coffee cup in Ireland as part of the Coffee Cup Recycling Scheme.
Through an exclusive partnership in Ireland with DS Smith, the scheme will provide the long sought-after national recycling infrastructure to ensure the 200 million single-use coffee cups that are used and thrown away every year in Ireland1 do not end up in landfill.Read more
BRUSSELS, Dec. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -The European Commission has welcomed today's political agreement between the European Parliament and the Council on the creation of the world's first-ever “green list” – a classification system for sustainable economic activities, or taxonomy.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Dec. 17, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the most sustainable diversified packaging companies in the world, today announced it has joined 4evergreen, an international industry alliance dedicated to boosting the role of fiber-based packaging to create a circular and more sustainable economy that reduces climate change and other environmental impacts.Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Ahlstrom-Munksjö recently joined a new industry alliance known as 4evergreen. The goal of the alliance is to increase the contribution of fiber-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.Read more
TORONTO, ON, Dec. 17, 2019 (Press Release) -Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB), Port Hawkesbury Paper and IFE Project Management Canada (IFE) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing their collaboration on the potential Pirate Harbour Wind Farm in Nova Scotia
The MOU confirms CIB will conduct due diligence work with Port Hawkesbury Paper and IFE during the project evaluation and planning phase. CIB’s work could lead to an investment in the project, subject to all standard due diligence and decision making.Read more
MONROE, NH, Dec. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) -In an effort to further reduce the environmental impacts of its packaging and inspire consumers to adopt new behaviors to lessen their carbon footprint, Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs, the country's leading organic egg brand and a Certified B Corp., today announces the industry's first reusable egg carton. Currently in pilot at Co-Op Food Stores in New Hampshire and Vermont, the brand has seen a strong response to the program to date, with same-store sales growing weekly and numerous positive consumer messages.Read more