KAUKAUNA, WI, Oct 29, 2014 (Press Release) - Expera Specialty Solutions announced this week it has completed renewal of Chain-of-Custody Certification and now offers certification through the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), as well as certification from the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) at all four of their Wisconsin facilities. Previously the four facilities carried certifications, but now Expera is certified under the Chain-of-Custody Multi-site certification standard.Read more
An independent study by the Forest Trust (TFT) has confirmed that Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has sufficient plantation resource to meet the pulp requirements of its existing mills as well as its future mill in OKI, South Sumatra.Read more
NORTHBROOK, IL, Aug 27, 2014 (PRNewswire) - KapStonePaper and Packaging Corporation (KS) has announced that its mill in Longview, WA, has been certified according to both the SFI and PEFC chain-of-custody standards, the highest levels of sustainable forestry certifications available. Previously the Longview mill had been certified to the SFI fiber sourcing standard.
KapStone's three other paper mills, five chip mills, and one sawmill are also certified to these same globally-recognized, chain-of-custody standards.
GENEVA, Aug. 11, 2014 (Press Release) - Oasis Brands, makers of FIORA brand tissue and towels, recently announced it has achieved Chain of Custody certification by PEFC, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, the world's largest forest verification system and among the world's strongest sustainability standards. Oasis Brands is currently the only US supplier of tissue and towels to feature PEFC certification across an entire line-up of finished goods from a single brand spanning key retail paper categories.Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 27, 2014 (Business Wire) - Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has today announced a plan to restore and support the conservation of one million hectares of rainforest across Indonesia. This ground-breaking initiative has been developed with input from many stakeholders, including WWF, Greenpeace and NGO members of APP's Solutions Working Group. It will have a significant impact on the landscapes both in and around the plantation concessions in APP's supply chain.Read more