WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 9, 2019 (Business Wire) -American Forests, the nation’s first forest conservation organization founded in 1875, announced its support for the Climate Stewardship Act that will be introduced with leadership from U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) when Congress reconvenes in September. When introduced, this bill will be the most ambitious reforestation proposal in our nation’s history, surpassing even the New Deal.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Aug. 8, 2019 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in plant-based packaging solutions, is proud to be a founding participant in the Smallholder Access Program (SAP) led by The Rainforest Alliance and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC-C016043). FSC, supports ecologically responsible, socially conscious forest management, and has worked to transform forestry practices globally for nearly 30 years through rigorous, science-based standards and a third-party certification system.Read more
DELAWARE, OH, Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, today announced it has again been awarded a Gold Rating in sustainability performance by EcoVadis for the second year in a row. EcoVadis is an independent rating agency specializing in the evaluation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), including sustainable development and performance monitoring of suppliers. Greif scored in the top four percent of all companies evaluated by EcoVadis.Read more
ATLANTA, Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products, Graphic Packaging International Europe (“GPI”) has been awarded the Masternaut Gold Fleet award.
Working with fleet telematics provider Masternaut, GPI used fleet management telemetry and data to reduce the environmental impact of its logistics operations across its UK supply chain, and in doing so has achieved the Masternaut Gold Fleet award for reduction in its CO2output.Read more
REMSHALDEN, Germany , Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -Dr. Jan Klingele, Managing Partner of the Klingele Group, is appointed First Vice Chairman of the International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA). The Klingele Group is one of the leading independent manufacturers of corrugated base paper and packaging made of corrugated board. The ICCA is the global association for the corrugated board industry; its goal is primarily to promote public awareness of the industry, represent its concerns and support the activities of its members.Read more
BROMBOROUGH, UK, Aug. 6, 2019 (Press Release) -bpi protec, a company of Berry Global, has released the detailed findings of a study to identify consumers’ understanding regarding the recyclability of plastic films.
The major quantitative research asked over 1,000 UK consumers their opinion on a variety of questions in relation to plastic film recycling, with the full results revealed at the Environmental Packaging Summit on 16th July and in bpi protec’s latest White Paper.1Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Aug. 5, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -Sonoco, one of the largest sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2018-19 Corporate Responsibility Report highlighting the Company’s ongoing efforts to achieve greater packaging sustainability and recycling and included an update on the ongoing efforts to improve environmental, governance and social measures.Read more
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1, 2019 (Press Release) -Today, the Business Intelligence Group announced the winners in the2019 Sustainability Awardsprogram. The Sustainability Awards honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. For-profit and not-for-profit organizations of all sizes submitted nominations to reward team members and gain exposure for the organization, its initiatives, and the exemplary accomplishments of its leaders as they work to reduce their impact on our environment.Read more