JOHANNESBURG, APRIL 21, 2022 – It’s fair to assume that most people, when considering ways to fight climate change, don’t immediately think of forestry. But there is a unique climate case for sustainable wood – it is the only material that can naturally and significantly decarbonise our planet by driving down demand for illegally harvested […]
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The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and since then has grown into one of the largest environmental movements working with 50,000 partners in over 192 countries to drive positive action for our planet. The current drive is to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century to keep the global temperature below 1.5°C. That […]
Two Sides global Anti-Greenwash Campaign: Over 810 Companies Removed Misleading Anti-Paper Statements
Since the campaign began in 2010, Two Sides has successfully challenged over 810 global organisations that subject their customers to repeated greenwashing messages which are damaging to the paper, print and mailing industry.With huge pressures on the economy; banks, telecom providers, utility companies and even governmental organisations are increasingly focused on switching their customers from […]
Sappi Limited launches new website highlighting global presence, increased functionality and robust educational resources
Sappi Limited (JSE), a leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions, today announced the launch of its new website with significant updates benefitting customers, investors, employees and other stakeholders. This newly redesigned website is one of the many steps Sappi is taking to unite its global divisions as part of its groundbreaking 2020Vision […]
Mondi Group is very pleased to have been recognised in three categories of WWF’s Environmental Paper Awards in 2016. In the category ‘’Transparency’’ Mondi was recognised for publishing the forest, climate and water footprint of 92% of our uncoated fine paper brands. In the category “Best Environmental Performance Paper Brands”, 32 of our uncoated fine […]
In South Africa, 1.3 million hectares (ha) of pine and eucalyptus trees are sustainably managed for commercial processing into wood and paper products. Through modern science and nanotechnology, wood fibre – cellulose – is used in automobiles, aerospace, defence and even medicine. While Arbor Week traditionally calls on all South Africans to plant indigenous trees […]
KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs, officially opens Phase 1 of Mpact’s Felixton Mill upgrade On Tuesday 26 January, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs, Mr Michael Mabuyakhulu unveiled Phase 1 of Mpact’s Felixton Mill R765 million expansion. The upgrade of the paper mill will enhance its product offering, […]
Johannesburg – The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has released its statement on climate change as part of its involvement in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting (COP21) in Paris, France. The statement presents the contributions of forests and the forest products industry to the mitigation of global climate change […]
Sappi Southern Africa CEO Alex Thiel welcomed the announcement made on Friday 10 April 2015 that Ngodwana Energy has been chosen as a preferred bidder in the Department of Energy’s 4th window REIPPPP.