Responsible Forestry and Chain of Custody Certification Snapshot
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Happy Arbor Day from SCS!
Forests are an integral part of a healthy environment and economy, in both rural and urban communities. Responsible forest management assures that wood resources are not over-harvested, protects sensitive ecosystems, sequesters greenhouse gases, and supports the livelihoods of indigenous people. SCS Global Services has been working since 1991 to independently certify companies and organizations at the cutting edge of sustainable forestry.
April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak will have delivered 200 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) logo by the end of April 2016.
Since 2007, the number of Tetra Pak cartons bearing the FSC logo has increased steadily each year to reach 54 billion in 2015. And the company expects that trend to accelerate as awareness amongst consumers grows ever higher.
We are working to improve the sustainability of our prepaid phone packaging throughout its entire life cycle. We focus on reducing the amount of material used, utilizing materials from renewable sources, increasing recycled content and end-of-life recyclability, and improving the efficiency for transporting the packages.
Domtar is working with landowners to help grow certification efforts in the sustainable paper industry. Here’s what the company has learned
In today’s competitive market, organizations of all types are setting their sights on ambitious sustainability goals. Rather than settling on the status quo, companies are pushing themselves to establish objectives that will set them apart. Builders aim for LEED certification, appliance manufacturers offer Energy Star certified products, and in the forest products industry, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification is the gold standard.
Kimberly-Clark Australia, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation host thought leadership event
Sydney, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To coincide with World Environment Day, Kimberly-Clark, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation, hosted a leadership forum to discuss the role of NGO’s, businesses and brands in inspiring a sustainable future.
The discussion acknowledged the powerful role that businesses and brands can play in inspiring change and the need for continued collaboration across business and NGO’s, as well as government.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak can now supply Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) labelled packages from anywhere in the world, having received FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification for all of its converting plants and market companies. It represents one of FSC’s largest multi-site certifications, covering a total of 92 facilities worldwide.
Agreement Demonstrates K-C's Efforts to Set Industry-Leading Fiber Sourcing Goals
DALLAS and MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today marks the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide.
DALLAS, October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Forest Stewardship Council recognized Kimberly-Clark Corporation for leadership in corporate commitment to create change in the marketplace in an awards ceremony at Greenbuild 2014. Since 2009, Kimberly-Clark has increased the use of FSC-certified fiber in global tissue products by 111 percent.
Why FSC certification is the strongest approach to preserving the world’s forests
Count to 10. In that short amount of time, our planet lost nearly five football fields worth of forest land. From the products we use, to the air that we breathe, the preservation of these precious ecosystems has an impact on many aspects of our daily lives.