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M-real Corporation announced 16.6.2010 that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding a partial divestment of the Reflex mill to Metsä Tissue Corporation for approximately EUR 10 million. M-real and Metsä Tissue are both part of Metsäliitto Group.…
Stora Enso is ranked the best Nordic company by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its reporting on carbon emissions. The company received the highest scores in CDP's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) that highlights companies with the most complete…
Chemrec, provider of a unique gasification technology used in pulp and paper mills to produce sustainable, low-carbon fuels, today announced it has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100. The award goes to the most promising private clean…
Social Dialogue Committee for Paper Meets to Discuss Best Practices Today the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) and the European Mine, Chemical and Energy Workers’ Federation (EMCEF) confirmed their commitment to health and safety in the European paper industry.…
Monday, 18 October 2010 09:58

Stora Enso's Nomination Board appointed

Stora Enso's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 31 March 2010 decided to appoint a Nomination Board to prepare proposals concerning (a) the number of members of    the Board of Directors, (b) the members of the Board of Directors, (c)…
Eco-friendly printing is one of the big issues in the print media industry, with a growing awareness of the need to protect the environment. The increasing scarcity of resources and the impact on air, water, and soil are making this…
Friday, 15 October 2010 10:51

Rottneros Ab Appoints Nomination Committee

The Annual General Meeting for 2010 resolved to have the following composition for the Nomination Committee prior to the Annual General Meeting for 2011: the Chair of the Board, who shall not chair this Committee, and two additional members, one…
PEFC Latvia has applied for re-endorsement of its national forest certification system. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide comments and feedback during the consultation period, which is open until 12 December 2010. "Forest owners in Latvia are keen to gain…
Wednesday, 13 October 2010 09:30

Interview with CEO Ombudstvedt from Norske Skog

On Monday 11th Oct 2010, the news agency Thomson Reuters published an interview with the President and CEO of Norske Skog, Sven Ombudstvedt. The article from Thomson Reuters states that "Ombudstvedt said that business performance had been somewhat better than…
M-real invests approximately EUR 16 million at Kemiart Liners mill - a final decision made regarding EUR 26 million investments in Simpele M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has decided to invest at the Kemiart Liners mill by modernizing the…
UPM has started testing the new Finnish FSC standard in company forests. With this testing the company wants to fully assess the costs and functionality of the indicators of the new Finnish FSC standard approved by the Finnish FSC association…
Stora Enso's and Neste Oil's joint venture, NSE Biofuels Oy, is to commence environmental impact assessments for a commercial-scale biorefinery at Porvoo and at Imatra in Finland. The two locations are seen as potential alternative sites for a unit capable…
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, has concluded the statutory negotiations at the Äänekoski paper mill. As a result of the negotiations, the personnel reduction is to be maximum 44 people. Effects on the personnel will be realized during the…
Thursday, 07 October 2010 10:00

Van Houtum signed C2C Organization Charter

On the 1st of October Michael Braungart and our Managing Director Henk van Houtum signed the “Cradle to Cradle Organization” Charter. ‘This is a confirmation of the road we’re on,’ explains Henk. ‘We want to be a company with a…
Mondi has received 6 PPI Award nominations for achievements in the pulp and paper industry and is up for a Green Business Award in the Carbon Emission Performance category Mondi has been shortlisted for six of the twelve 2010 Pulp…