EPN International is an organizing hub for members of the Network who are anywhere in the world outside of North American and China.
The member organisations currently serving on the Steering Group of EPN International are ARA (Germany), FERN (UK/Brussels), denkhausbremen (Germany), Luonto-Liitto (Finland), Markets for Change (Australia), Jikalahari (Indonesia), Wetlands International and WWF International.
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It did not make the headlines. In fact, it was not even mentioned in most of the articles about the broken contract between J&F Investimentos and Paper Excellence on the sale of Eldorado Brasil Celulose SA. But the most interesting part in the otherwise...read more
APP and APRIL violate zero-deforestation policies with wood purchases from Djarum Group concessions in East Kalimantan
A new report from a coalition of non-profit organizations shows that global paper giants Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Limited (APRIL) are violating their zero-deforestation policy. In addition, a few days ago the Forest...read more
We are recruiting for a new Co-ordinator of the International part of the Environmental Paper Network. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to work with a vibrant global network of civil society organisations, and to be part of a passionate and expert team of...read more
A new pulp mill is planned in Tartu, Estonia, the second largest city in the country. The mill will produce 700,000 tonnes of pulp and it will consume around a quarter of the total country's timber production. This increase threatens to be the fatal stroke for...read more
At a high level congress "Tissue - Moving Towards Sustainability", major environmental NGOs had discussions with manufacturers and retailers about steps towards responsible production of products like paper for baby nappies (diapers), toilet paper and tissues. The...read more
The Global Paper Vision contains the goal that stakeholders in the pulp and paper industry should commit to ‘Refuse fibre from genetically modified organisms.’ Yet the pulp and paper industry is actively involved in developing plantations of genetically modified (GM)...read more
Robin Wood is a German environmental organisation that has a strong track record on forest campaigning. They have recently run successful actions focusing on Germany’s biggest bakery chain, BackWerk, including street actions and customer education. They are one of the...read more
The annual report summarising the activities of the Environmental Paper Network - International is now online here: EPN-International 2016 annual report final This report summarises our activities around the world, excluding North America and China, where are sister...read more
Sweden produces more paper than any other country in Europe, but at what cost? A letter signed by 45 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has asked the Swedish government to introduce tighter legislation to improve forestry practices in the country. It expresses...read more