Sustainability

Co2 Market

Hanging by a thread… called Donald Trump

A total of 6 gigatonnes emission shares including emission permits and credit offsetting were totally exchanged on all regional and national ETS markets in 2016. The price of the emission shares on the…

Raw Material

APP promotes the development of a new source of biofuels in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper Group, Asian producer of paper and cellulose, announces its own support for a pilot project in the biofuels sector led by local communities which will be able to help…

Co2 Market

In Europe, discussions are continuing over phase 4 of the ETS

The agreement reached in Paris over the climate has been ratified by an adequate number of countries which represent a sufficient quota of global emissions. The threshold was reached on 5 October and…

Environment&Sustainability

A giant’s link with paper: Ikea

Paper, an economical choice based on sustainability. Let us discover paper from a point of view other than the one of production, with the prospect of a paper industrial user that has one…

Green news

The FSC brand on all Sofidel Group tissue

100% of tissue paper products in the consumer sector of the Sofidel Group will be identified in Italy, Great Britain, Spain, France and Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) by the FSC chain of custody…

Co2 market

Summer provides for new possibilities. The Korean Government’s domestic and foreign policy

With stability characterizing the end of May, prospects of rising prices for emission permits are expected in June: the market trend is once again on the rise, also thanks to the boost given…

Sustainability

G7 Countries can do more to use less natural resources

The «Policy Guidance on Resource Efficiency» report urges Governments to adopt stronger policies aimed at improving the use of resources, the safety of supplies and market competitiveness, as well as reducing related impacts…

Emissions reduction pathways with a 30% renewable energy target and 30%, 35% and 40% energy efficiency targets.

Sustainability

EU: review of legislation on emissions

The European Commission is working on its proposals to review the legislation on greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. Compared to 1990 levels, the goal of the «2030 Climate and…

Sustainability

Green Jobs: 8.1 million employees

The renewable energy sector currently employs 8.1 million people, to which the 1.3 million people working in big hydroelectric power stations should be added. These figures are contained in the latest entitled «Renewable…

Circular economy

Sustainable cellulose products from sugar beet processing

AkzoNobel and agro-industrial cooperative Royal Cosun have formed a new partnership to develop novel products from cellulose side streams resulting from sugar beet processing. The partnership will combine Royal Cosun’s specialist knowledge in…

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