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UPM: Linking the Bio and Forestry Industries through Sustainability

UPM: Linking the Bio and Forestry Industries through Sustainability

Finnish company UPM is a European leader in fibre and biomass-based industries with businesses in the areas of Energy and Pulp, Paper, and Engineered Materials. The company is fully committed to environmental sustainability: in addition to ensuring that its products are made from renewable raw...

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PEFC and the Monkeys!

PEFC and the Monkeys!

What could possibly link PEFC to monkeys? Well, for a start, both are partial to forests. But now, Netherlands company PressArt has engineered a new link: monkey-resistant, PEFC-certified signage. We caught up with PressArt's Peter-Pim Stolker to find out what more about this monkey business.

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The Sweet Taste of Italian Beer

The Sweet Taste of Italian Beer

Although better known for its wines, Italy is also home to many small artisanal breweries producing high quality beers. One of these, the Foglie d'Erba brewery in Forni, Friuli Dolomites, has chosen to use only PEFC-certified raw materials and fair trade spices in its beers as part of efforts to...

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Selling Certified Italian Products Promotes Social Inclusion

Selling Certified Italian Products Promotes Social Inclusion

Created in 1985, Bologna-based Altercoop is a cooperative that employs former convicts and young people with mental health or social exclusion problems. Thanks to PEFC-certified products, sales in 2010 grew by 17% despite the financial downturn. Today it employs 127 people (77 employees and...

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PEFC and Scottish Woodlands Score UK First

PEFC and Scottish Woodlands Score UK First

For the first time in the UK, PEFC certified chipwood from a privately-owned Group scheme from Scottish Woodlands will be delivered to a leading manufacturer of timber products. In keeping with its ambitious sustainable procurement policies and quest for certified raw material, chipwood will be...

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Woodlink UK Offers PEFC Certified Alternative to Tropical Hardwoods

Woodlink UK Offers PEFC Certified Alternative to Tropical Hardwoods

Beautiful and resilient, hardwoods are highly coveted for home furnishings, furniture and construction. However, they are also frequently associated with unsustainable forestry practices and deforestation. Now, a British-based company, Woodlink UK, offers a raft of sustainably sourced and...

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Finnish Furniture Group Isku Promotes Sustainable Forestry

Finnish Furniture Group Isku Promotes Sustainable Forestry

Isku is an international, family-owned furniture manufacturer. Founded in 1928, its head office and production facilities are in Lahti, Finland. The group has about 40 stores and outlets in Scandinavia, the Baltic States and Russia. It has a staff of some 1,000 people of which 500 are employed in...

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Spanish Construction Company, ARTEAGA, Promotes Benefits of Certification

Spanish Construction Company, ARTEAGA, Promotes Benefits of Certification

Founded in 2005, ARTEAGA is a small construction company specializing in the production and manufacture of timber structures for housing and other construction projects. Originally located in Barakaldo, an industrial town near Bilbao, the company is today headquartered in Amurrio, some 40km...

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