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Metsä Board's sustainability targets for 2030: no more fossil fuels in board mills

Metsä Board, a Metsä Group company and a leading European manufacturer of premium fresh fibre board, has published its sustainability targets for 2030. For example, the company wants to stop using fossil fuels in board mills by 2030 and completely eliminate fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target applies both to emissions from the company's own energy production (scope 1) and to purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82% of Metsä Board's board mills' energy needs come from non-fossil sources.


To Tackle Climate Change We Need to Rethink Our Food System

By Kathleen Rogers and Dr. Shenggen Fan

The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable. That much is clear from the newly released UN climate change report which warns that we must rethink how we produce our food — and quickly — to avoid the most devastating impacts of global food production, including massive deforestation, staggering biodiversity loss and accelerating climate change.

Ricoh to Source 100% Renewable Electricity for A3 MFP Assembly

Ricoh Company, Ltd., (Tokyo, Japan) today announced that from FY2019 it will use electricity sourced from 100% renewable energy to cover its electric power needs in assembling core products A3 multifunction printers. The move is part of a commitment to the RE100*1 goal of using 100% renewable electricity in operations.

Metsä Board aims for fossil free mills as part of company’s 2030 sustainability targets

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has today published its sustainability targets for 2030. One of the company’s targets is to achieve fossil free mills by 2030 with zero fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target includes both emissions from the company’s own energy production (scope 1) as well as purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82% of the energy used at Metsä Board mills is fossil free.

Helsinki first European city to deliver Sustainable Development Report to the UN - Mayor Vapaavuori to speak at UN Agenda 2030 follow-up

Having completed its Sustainable Development Report in June, Helsinki is handing it over to the UN at the follow-up conference on 18 July, as the first European city. Mayor Jan Vapaavuori will speak to the UN on the occasion.

Konica Minolta celebrates 4 years of Enabling Carbon Neutrality, having so far offset over 16 million kg of CO2

Combating climate change is one of the biggest challenges our global society faces this century. It is a challenge Konica Minolta is taking on with a wide range of countermeasures – avoiding, reducing and compensating CO2 emissions. To effectively compensate for carbon emissions, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe entered into a collaboration with the international climate protection expert ClimatePartner in July 2015. For four years now, Konica Minolta has been offering its customers an effective compensation solution with the “Enabling Carbon Neutrality” programme. Customers from eleven countries have already joined this effort, offsetting more than 10 million kilogrammes of CO2. Combined with further activities such as making its European headquarters in Langenhagen carbon neutral and compensating the emissions of its events and fairs, Konica Minolta has been able to compensate over 16 Million kilogrammes of the greenhouse gas.

Ricoh Canada Supports the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Ricoh Canada, Inc. is proud to announce its support for the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up as part of its commitment to the UN's Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs). Since 2006, Ricoh has celebrated the Ricoh EcoAction month by encouraging employees on a global basis to participate in environmentally sustainable practices or initiatives. Ricoh EcoAction month aligns with one of Ricoh's founding principles of "Love thy Country" whereby the commitment of Ricoh employees for environmental awareness is practiced in the communities that they live and work in.

SABIC launches sustainable development goals roadmap underlining global priorities

SABIC aligns business operations to 10 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to drive a more sustainable future

SDG goals span all aspects of operations: resource efficiency, climate change, circular economy, food security, sustainable infrastructure, and environmental preservation
As a leading global petrochemical company, SABIC is best placed to help drive meaningful sustainable change


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