Sustainability
October 10, 2018 – Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has partnered with Martha Tilaar Group (MTG), a cosmetics and hermal medicine manufacturer, and the Indonesian Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact) to train 1,000 women from forest communities by 2020 to help them become entrepreneurs and to preserve herbal plants. 
September 14, 2018 - Valmet, the Finnish pulp and paper supplier, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row.
July 19, 2018 – Sappi is funding research into artificial intelligence in an effort to bring carbon emissions to net zero within the pulp and paper industry.
July 19, 2018 – Veritiv Corporation is offering a paperboard-based packaging option made from 100 per cent sugarcane bagasse fibres. The fibres provide an annually renewable, tree-free fibre source that is both recyclable and compostable.
July 5, 2018 – Domtar Corporation has met or exceeded three of its six 2020 sustainability goals this year, the company has announced.
July 4, 2018 – Kimberly-Clark has reported its progress toward achieving its Sustainability 2022 goals that include creating social, environmental and business value.
June 26, 2018 – Three new sustainable, BPA-free label materials for retail, food and logistics applications have been introduced to the European market by UPM Raflatac.
June 19, 2018 – Sofidel, the second largest company in Europe in the tissue category, has reduced its direct emissions of carbon dioxide by 20.6 per cent. The company is a leader in sustainability, practising it as a fundamental consituent in its value creation process.
May 29, 2018 – A new innovation company has been established by Metsä Group to invest in new endeavours to identify and develop new business opportunities in sustainable forest-based bioeconomy and circular economy.
May 18, 2018 – Stora Enso has launched its wood-based biocomposites as a renewable replacement for plastics, taking another step in its quest to replace fossil fuel materials with renewable solutions.
May 8, 2018 – Port Hawkesbury Paper has made significant strides in its sustainability efforts since 2013, reducing is greenhouse gas emissions by eight per cent, decreasing its raw water use by 21 per cent and decreasing its solid waste by 19 per cent.
May 8, 2018 – Three individuals have been appointed to the British Columbia Forest Practices Board where they will serve two-year terms.
May 7, 2018 – Paper straws will be introduced by the end of the year by Tetra Pak to help combat plastic straw waste.
May 1, 2018 - Integrated pulp and paper manufacturer Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has achieved a gold rating from EcoVadis, which focuses on sustainability assessments of global companies. EcoVadis’ gold rating designation places the company in the top five per cent of organizations rated.
Apr. 5, 2018 - Greenpeace International has announced it is not renewing its membership in the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a global timber certification scheme for which the NGO was a founding member 25 years ago.
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