International Paper announced progress on its Vision 2030 sustainability targets and, for the first time, published reporting against the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) disclosures and Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.
Atlantic Packaging is the first packaging company to join the more than 270 member companies whose collective annual membership dues are dispersed to grassroots environmental organizations that contribute to the long-term health of outdoor recreation and help ensure access for future generations.
Georgia-Pacific's consistent collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency has led to two facilities becoming the first Energy Star certified mills of their type in the United States, and seven others achieving industry-leading energy reductions.
Sonoco expects operating results to be significantly better than previously projected due to sustained customer demand particularly in its Consumer Packaging and All Other segments, as well as continued strong performance in price recovery.
A study released by R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) found the market's most pressing challenges forced packaging decision makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with 90% changing how their packaging is sourced. The Unpackaging Reality Report explores how converging disruptive issues like supply chain volatility, inflation, labor shortages, and increasing sustainability pressures have impacted the industry.
The first HolyGrail 2.0 sorting prototype was successfully validated in March this year following semi-industrial trials, using NIR and digital watermarks detection to sort packaging waste with a 99 percent detection rate and the potential to develop new, more granular post-consumer recycling streams.
Stora Enso is leasing the former paper machinery hall at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland to the textile technology company Infinited Fiber Company, which plans to build a commercial-scale factory to produce regenerated textile fiber from textile waste. Earlier this month Stora Enso sold its district heating business at Veitsiluoto to utility infrastructure company Nevel, a provider of advanced industrial and municipal infrastructure solutions.
A new Stora Enso survey among 2,400 book readers of all ages in the UK, France, Germany, and the US found that people still overwhelmingly prefer physical books for their look, their feel and even their smell.
EcoVadis assesses companies covering four themes. Metsä Board was in the top 1% of companies for Environment, Labour & Human Rights and Sustainable Procurement and in the top 7% for Ethics. For the first time Metsä Board scored the full 100/100 in the Environment section.
UPM Timber has donated redwood sawn timber to a one-of-a-kind project where the renowned Finnish architect Sami Rintala together with architectural students from the University of Westminster are building a sauna in central London, on the banks of the river Thames.