Ensure Transparency and Integrity

  • Develop binding policies and targets and commit to a time-bound process for achieving them.
  • Demonstrate and report on chains of custody for all paper and paper products and ensure all buyers have easy access to reliable information on fibre content, sustainability and production methods of individual paper and paper products.
  • Eliminate greenwashing, or the practice of misleading consumers with false environmental claims.
  • Ensure fair systems of economic rewards and liabilities that help reduce the impacts of pulp and paper production and use.
  • Refuse investment and participation in business transactions (e.g., financing and trading) that are not fully consistent with this Vision.
  • Commit to transparent, regular, publicly available and comprehensive reporting on progress.

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News and Resources Related to Transparency & Integrity

European EPN publishes a threat atlas for new pulp mill expansion

The European Environmental Paper Network has published a new report, Mapping Pulp Mill Expansion: Risks and Recommendations. The report offers a resource for investors and large volume paper buyers concerned about climate and deforestation risk and reflects a rising...

Release: Environmental Paper Network Names SCS Global Services to Steer Development of Product Category Rules for Roundwood, Market Pulp, and Paper Products

For immediate release Contact:  Joshua Martin, Environmental Paper Network, 828-242-4238 Emeryville, CA – The North American Environmental Paper Network (EPN) today announced that SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental and sustainability...

Canopy’s New Guide for Business Ranks North American Printers on Forest Sourcing and Sustainability Performance

International environmental not-for-profit, Canopy, has released a report that profiles the environmental performance of North America’s largest printers at Sustainable Brands, a conference where major print customers are gathered. “The Blueline Report 2015: North...