Forest-based sector invests R$ 35.5 billion and creates 4,000 jobs 30,000 additional temporary positions also created to construct new factories and for expansion projects30,000 additional temporary positions also created to construct new factories and for expansion projects
A statement from the ACSFI: Building Back a Better post-COVID-19 world with sustainable forest products The ACSFI asserts that a sustainable forest sector lies at the heart of COVID-19 recovery plans that seek to build back better. There is now a unique chance to substitute high fossil fuel-based products with those from a renewable resource.
Business sector demands action from the Brazilian government on the sustainability agenda In a statement to the executive, legislative, and judiciary branches of government, companies and institutions expressed concern with Brazil’s negative international image related to the Amazon
Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches sustainable “from Plastic to Purpose” campaign with launch of CelluSnack™ Papers As part of its continued focus on global sustainability leadership, Ahlstrom-Munksjöhas initiated its ‘from Plastic to Purpose’ campaign, highlighting first its new brand of CelluSnack™ snack packaging papers.
Finland's Stora Enso names Bresky as CEO, to lead overhaul Annica Bresky will become chief executive of Finnish pulp, paper and packaging board maker Stora Enso Oyj from December, taking over from Karl-Henrik Sundstrom.
Ibá supports IUFRO 25th World Congress from 29 September to 5 October 2019 in Curitiba, Brazil The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will hold its 25th World Congress from 29 September to 5 October 2019 in Curitiba, Brazil. It will be the first IUFRO Congress to be convened in Latin America and Ibá is one of the supporters.
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Young wood scientists set the course for renewable innovation Three global winners in Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Awards announced
Brazil’s eucalyptus log exports soar Brazil is Latin America’s biggest economy, and one of its top exports is wood. But with rising concerns over deforestation, businesses are turning to sustainable alternatives. CGTN’s Paulo Cabral reports on the emergence of a new market for eucalyptus.
Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches a new fiber-based solution for paper straws Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches CelluStraw™, a new fiber-based solution for drinking paper straws, enabling the food industry to provide consumers an alternative to single-use plastic straws.
Is There Anything Paper Can’t Do? Is there something about paper that inspires the human imagination? I think so. While paper has been around for centuries, the “first technology” has continued to innovate right up to the present day.
6 crazy details from Alphabet’s leaked plans for its first smart city Sidewalk Labs wants to rethink cities. We’re finally getting a look at what that will mean in Toronto, where the company is building a prototype neighborhood.