Fujifilm leads globe in climate management

Fujifilm Holdings was recognised for its actions and strategies to reduce emissions and manage climate risks in its supply chain in the past reporting year. Over 4800 firms were assessed by CDP and given a Supplier Engagement Rating, based on answers to selected questions about governance, targets, scope 3 emissions, and value chain engagement of their response to the CDP 2019 climate change questionnaire and their overall CDP climate change score.

Fujifilm is among the top 3% of organisations assessed by CDP, and one of 159 companies on the Leaderboard this fiscal year. The firm was also named on ‘CDP Climate Change A List’ for its efforts against climate change, resulted in receiving the highest rank in two categories. CDP is a global

Market research shows linerless labels as eco-friendly alternative

Future Market Insights conducted a study on linerless labels for retail, digital and flexo printing; and their potential to becoming the eco-friendly alternative.  

Since the linerless labels are designed without a release liner, which reduces the amount of raw material required to manufacture labels, and makes these labels an eco-friendly alternative. Absence of a liner layer saves on extra labour, storage, and transportation costs for end users, and reduces industrial waste and carbon

Kodak applauds 52 sustainable printers

Kodak awarded 52 printers from around the world with the 2019 Sonora Plate Green Leaf Award.

The programme, now in its seventh year, celebrates printers who are leaders in adopting sustainable practices that benefit the environment, their business and their customers. The winners were judged on a range of criteria by Kodak’s Health Safety & Environmental team, with special recognition going to the top-scoring printers from each region. 

“Those recognized in this year’s Sonora Plate Green

Brands rejecting plastic could be adding to carbon footprint

The findings of a new report about the grocery sector have found that the switch by many brands and businesses from plastic packaging to alternatives is both confusing consumers and, in some cases, having detrimental effects on the environment.

Green Alliance published the report Plastic promises: What the grocery sector is really doing about packaging last month as part of its work for the Circular Economy Task Force.

Industry insiders interviewed feared that confused consumers might put

Tokyo Olympic 2020 to have recyclable beds

The organizing committee of 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games decided that the beds athletes will sleep in at the next Olympic and Paralympic games will include cardboard frames made from high-resistance cardboard and mattresses made of polyethylene materials that can be recycled.

The beds were unveiled in September 2019. The measure is part of Tokyo 2020’s plans to be more environmentally friendly.

According to the organizing committee, 18,000 beds are needed for the Olympic village