Forestry South Africa heralds International Day of Forests The United Nations International Day of Forests on 21 March 2017 will be marked by Forestry South Africa with the launch of an information and illustration-rich website, ‘Forestry Explained’. The International Day of Forests is about celebrating all forests, indigenous and commercial.
The theme of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Forests (IDF) is Forests and Energy. Heralded annually, it shares the day with South Africa’s Human Rights Day. The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) is proud to represent the global forest products industry, which plays an important role in contributing to the production of renewable energy […]
We can all agree that “digital is not going away” – it is very much a part of our world. I’m using it to publish this post. But even in this multimedia, multiplatform world, paper is not going away either. And that’s a good thing. Especially for trees.
On Monday March 21, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) celebrated the United Nations International Day of Forests. Forests – in all forms – are essential to life on our planet. They provide clean air, water and climate regulation. As a renewable resource, forests are an important part of the solution to […]
The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) seventh biennial International CEO Roundtable today took place in Washington, D.C. More than 20 forest and paper industry CEOs and association leaders from around the world met to discuss industry innovation and opportunities for the future.
The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations’ (ICFPA) 2015 Sustainability Progress Report shows improvements on a range of sustainability indicators and focuses on the industry’s contributions toward a green economy.
WASHINGTON – The theme of the 2015 United Nations International Day of Forests is “Forests and Climate Change.” The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) is proud to represent the global forest products industry and its commitment to climate change mitigation all along the value chain.
Despite an established forest conservation theory holding that tree harvesting should be strictly minimized to prevent the loss of biodiversity and to maintain carbon storage capacity, the new study shows that sustainable management of wood resources can achieve both goals while also reducing fossil fuel burning. The results were published March 28 in the Journal […]
WASHINGTON – March 21, the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) will celebrate the United Nations International Day of Forests. The ICFPA is proud to represent the contributions of the global forest products industry to sustainable development on a day designated to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests.
World Environment Day message from the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa World Environment Day is one of the days in the year where we receive a flood of ‘green’ messages about saving precious resources such as water and energy, buying less and recycling more and living in a sustainable way so we can ensure […]