The walls that once existed between businesses, consumers, NGOs and governments are tumbling down in the interest of a shared goal — developing a more sustainable Earth. Within this dynamic structure, each player has a unique role. More than ever, consumers are vocalizing how they expect the institutions they engage with, including the brands they patronize, to collaborate and provide products and services that help promote an eco-friendly way of life.
Consumer Emphasis on Sustainability Demonstrates Retailers Need to Step Up to Stay Ahead
JAKARTA, November 6, 2019 – The majority of consumers include sustainability among the most important factors when determining their spending habits, according to new data released by Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) Sinar Mas from the 2019 Paper & Packaging Consumer Trends Report.
By Ian Lifshitz, VP of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations for The Americas at Asia Pulp and Paper
Private companies increasingly recognize the role they play in global conservation efforts. Technology providers have smartly strategized ways to make business operations more efficient than ever before and aid corporations in meeting their commitments to sustainability.
With millions of acres of land under their purview, organizations that transform the earth’s raw resources into the products we use every day have a responsibility to manage operations to protect natural environments.
by Ian Lifshitz, Vice President of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations, Asia Pulp & Paper Canada
Don’t judge a book by its cover often refers to purchases beyond book-buying. Now, experts say we need to think again about this maxim because the packaging has become an important factor to consumers.