By: Kim Porter, Environmental Paper Network
Added: Jun 21, 2012
Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to join over 1,500 sustainability, brand, and innovation leaders at the Sustainable Brands 2012 Conference in San Diego. Two corporate leaders in responsible paper showcased powerful ways they are using our Paper Calculator, and other companies can too.
By: Suzanna Baum
Added: May 31, 2012
Hi, I’m Suzanna Baum, Membership Coordinator with the Environmental Paper Network (EPN). Each month I bring you a new interview with a featured member of EPN. This month I sat down with Nick Bennett, Staff Scientist for the Natural Resources Council of Maine.
By: Pam Blackledge, RePaper Project Coordinator
Added: May 30, 2012
I recently attended the Boise, Inc. 2012 Choices Sustainability Summit in Anaheim, California on behalf of the RePaper Project, to talk about the benefits and importance of value-added paper collection systems for companies and offices.
By: Lafcadio Cortesi, Rainforest Action Network
Added: May 25, 2012
On May 15th, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) announced several “new” commitments that appear to have the potential, if implemented, to address some of the numerous controversies surrounding the company’s notoriously destructive operations. It is encouraging to see APP acknowledging many of the negative impacts associated with its business model that the company has, at different times, denied. Unfortunately, many of these “new” commitments are weaker variations of promises APP has already repeatedly made — and consistently broken — since the 1990’s.
By: Joshua Martin, EPN Director
Added: May 24, 2012
Life is full of difficult choices. How to demonstrate your climate leadership with the high volume of paper your brand is printed on doesn’t have to be one of them. New resources published this week by a coalition of leading North American conservation groups can help.
Added: May 23, 2012
Greenpeace unveils KFC’s dirty little secret with a global campaign exposing KFC’s links to rainforest destruction. KFC has been using products in packaging sourced from rainforests, supplied by the notorious Asia Pulp and Paper (APP).
By: Scot Quaranda, Dogwood Alliance
Added: May 16, 2012
This morning, International Paper, the world’s largest paper company, announced twelve new voluntary sustainability goals to be achieved by 2020. Rather than demonstrating leadership, the company failed to set meaningful goals that will have any significant impact on forests around the world.
By: Shane Moffatt, Greenpeace Canada
Added: May 4, 2012
Canadian investment giant Mackenzie Investments announced today that it has ceased investing in Asia Pulp and Paper’s (APP) pulp operations linked to illegal logging and the clearance of endangered Sumatran tiger habitat.