Global Forest and Paper Industry CEOs Discuss Future

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (Icfpa) eighth biennial International CEO Roundtable last May took place in Berlin, Germany. More than 20 forest based industry CEOs and association leaders from around…

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European paper industry: structural change continues, overall positive performance

In 2015, the European paper industry’s performance in total was second best in the world after China, with a stable production and increased consumption compared to 2014. The packaging sector’s production continued to…

Nicola Rega, Climate Change and Energy Director representing the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi).

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ETS review: European paper industry commends rejection of tiered approach

«NO to a tiered approach on carbon leakage and YES to a dynamic and predictable benchmark’s reduction» says Nicola Rega (in the picture), Climate Change and Energy Director representing the Confederation of European…

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The European paper industry welcomes the European Parliament’s call for new measures on food packaging

The European paper and board industry welcomes the European Parliament report by the rapporteur Christel Schaldemose MEP on implementation of the Framework Regulation on Food Contact Materials. In particular, the paper-based packaging value…

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Circular Economy for paper

The European paper industry was invited to collaborate with the World Economic Forum (the Forum), the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the McKinsey Center for Business and Environment on Circular Economy to produce a…

Cepi Director General Marco Mensink.

Exported jobs, illegal timber

The implementation report of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) published last February is a missed opportunity. It does not recommend the inclusion of printed products strongly enough in the regulation’s scope. Marco Mensink,…


Global Forest and Paper Industry Releases Policy Statement on Climate Change

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (Icfpa) released its statement on climate change ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting (COP21) in Paris, France. The statement presents the…


The untapped potential of recycled cardboard

Environment&Sustainability: Innovative solutions come from research.

Fifteen materials, the result of international research, demonstrate the new frontiers of recycled cellulose fibres used in many business sectors. An Italian publication, promoted by Comieco and managed by Matrec, intends to spread…

Jori Ringman, Sustainability Director at Cepi.


Cepi: interview to Jori Ringman, Head of Circular Economy Initiatives

To consolidate existing pieces of design tools into a set of user-friendly, universal ecodesign rules for all value added elements of the paper and board value chain. The pilot project intends to create…


Assocarta and OMI present the Monografia d’Impresa 2014 prize

Milan (Italy) hosted the Monografia d’impresa 2014 prize, the prize intended for Italian businesses that developed a monograph highlighting their business and history between 2009 and 2014, is promoted by the Business Institutional…

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