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March 7, 2018

Antalis promotes paper packaging

Despite recent furore in the UK press about excessive plastic packaging waste and the impact on the environment, Antalis Packaging has been quick to assert that paper packaging, when used efficiently, offers a viable and green solution and shouldn’t be categorised in the same unsustainable bracket.R...
February 22, 2018

Sumitomo Forestry to build 350-metre wooden skyscraper in Tokyo

Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry plans to build the world's tallest wooden skyscraper in Tokyo in 2041. The 350-metre building will mark the company's 350th anniversary. The construction of this building will require 185,000 m3 of wood and will cost 600 billion yen ($5.6 billion). The aim is to cr...
February 7, 2018

BillerudKorsnäs adopts science based climate impact targets

Already today BillerudKorsnäs is largely fossil-free with 97.5% biofuels used in the own operation. In order to further contribute to reducing climate change, BillerudKorsnäs has adopted new climate targets for 2030 and 2050, which now has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.The ap...
January 23, 2018

Stora Enso sets new targets to further reduce its GHG emissions

Stora Enso has become the first forest products company to set ambitious science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets to address significant emissions along the company’s value chain. The targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, as the company said in the ...
January 22, 2018

LUKE and SYKE’s joint research offers additional information on improving forest biodiversity

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) and the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) are taking part in joint research into the impact of forestry practices on forest biodiversity. The research, on which a report will be issued at the end of 2018, will shed new light on how the nature managem...
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