Tag Archives: environment

Kemira achieves EcoVadis Platinum level for the third consecutive year

Kemira has once again achieved the Platinum level rating for its sustainability performance by EcoVadis, the global sustainability rating platform, for the third consecutive year. Kemira remains among the top 1% of companies rated worldwide, with a score increase of 2 points to 80/100 (compared to 78/100 in 2022) due to its progress in sustainable […]

Metsä Board Kaskinen folding boxboard mill EIA procedure has started

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has started an environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure for a folding boxboard mill it is planning to build in Kaskinen, Finland. The company submitted an EIA program to the South Ostrobothnia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centre) on 22 December 2022 in accordance with the […]

BillerudKorsnäs recognized for leadership in climate action

BillerudKorsnäs’ contribution to the low-carbon economy and actions to cut emissions have been recognized by the global environmental non-profit CDP when BillerudKorsnäs today secured a place on the prestigious ‘A-List’ for tackling climate change. CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process are widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. In 2020, more than […]

Turkey to reduce paper, plastics scrap imports

paper, plastics scrap imports

The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning has announced that it is limiting the country’s paper and plastic scrap imports to a maximum of 50 percent of the production capacity of consuming facilities, requiring them to fulfill the rest of their infeed from domestic collections, according to a report from Brussels-based Bureau of International […]

BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA to join forces to pioneer paper bottles for a sustainable future

BillerudKorsnäs

BillerudKorsnäs and ALPLA will form a joint venture in the Danish paper bottle company ecoXpac. ALPLA and BillerudKorsnäs share the ambition to drive packaging innovation in a sustainable direction. The two companies intend to leverage the development by combining their resources, competencies and strengths to support scaling ecoXpac in the commercialisation of a fully biobased […]

Lucart shows that choosing recycled toilet paper saves 80% of renewable resources and 38% of water resources

Lucart

On Monday, March 18th, for the second consecutive year, will be celebrated World Recycling Day. This is an event that aims to raise awareness about the key role that this practice plays in preserving the planet’s resources, and that this year will have as its theme “recycling in the future”. Today, in fact, humans use the natural […]

Sofidel recognized as world leader for supplier engagement on climate change

Sofidel

Identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage carbon and climate change across its supply chain, tissue paper manufacturer Sofidel has been awarded a position on the Supplier Engagement leader board by CDP. Sofidel has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies to manage carbon and climate change […]

A new cash flow to local farmers

Iggesund Paperboard

The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards is a set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other […]

Stora Enso signs global commitment to combat plastic pollution

Stora Enso

Stora Enso has joined the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste and pollution at the source. The Global Commitment and its vision for a circular economy for plastic is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with UN Environment. For Stora Enso, signing the commitment is another step to combat the global […]

AF&PA thanks Congress for advancing regulatory policy on carbon neutrality of forest-based biomass

AF&PA

American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harmanthanked Congress for reaffirming that federal regulatory policy should reflect the carbon neutrality of forest-based renewable biomass. Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations legislation, which passed the House and Senate, contains legislative language to that effect. “We thank our bipartisan Congressional champions for advancing a measure that recognizes […]