By Cathy Watson, originally published at ICRAF’s Agroforestry World Blog In Peru, the Andes used to be home to biting poverty but are far more prosperous today. Their indigenous inhabitants benefited from land reform, and successive governments have invested in roads, municipalities and even sports grounds. Nevertheless, there is much to worry about. The environment is profoundly fragile, its degradation […]
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The College of Forestry at Oregon State University seeks a Department Head for the Forest Engineering, Resources and Management Department. The College of Forestry is one of the world's premier education, research, and outreach institutions. We invite you to submit nominations or an application...(more)Additional Information: Recruitment Information
Approximately 4,000 more trees are taking root in wildfire-scarred Texas soil this weekend thanks to the planting efforts of student volunteers from Texas A&M University.
The Malmö based full-service distributor of personal protection equipment and cleaning & hygiene supplies has operations in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Estonia, and had revenues of approximately EUR 120 million in 2015.
“We are very pleased to welcome Procurator to our Group, and Håkan Roos to the Board of Directors. Procurator will help strengthen our customer offer by adding safety and protective products to our range,” says Christoph Sander, Chairman and CEO of Papyrus.
“Procurator and Papyrus together are a very good strategic fit. By combining the strengths of the two companies we have new opportunities for profitable growth. I truly look forward to contributing to this exciting journey as a shareholder and board member,” says Håkan Roos, owner of RoosGruppen AB
“With the addition of Procurator, we bring a stronger offering to our customers in the Nordics and Baltics. I look forward to working closely with Procurator’s CEO Zdenko Topolovec to integrate and further develop our businesses,” says Sören Gaardboe, Chief Operating Officer Northern Region at Papyrus.
F or further information, please contact:
Sören Gaardboe, COO Northern Region, Papyrus, Tel. +45 242 86700
Tomas Bergström, SVP M&A and Corporate Development, Papyrus, Tel. +46 70 317 8092
Stefan Sikander, Corporate Communications Director, Papyrus. Tel. +46 706 404684
With net sales of EUR 1.5 billion in 2015, Papyrus is a leading business-to-business distributor of business essentials and provides more than 65,000 customers across 19 countries in Europe with Printing & Creative solutions, Facility solutions, and Industrial packaging solutions. www.papyrus.com.
The LEAP family brands are uncoated and coated one side flexible packaging papers designed for food applications such as flat or pinch bottom bags, sugar packets, poly and adhesive laminated products and ice cream treats.
“We’re tremendously excited to introduce the LEAP family to the market,” says Brian Boland, Vice President, Specialty Papers & New Product Development, “and are confident that LEAP, backed by our industry-leading sales and customer solutions support team, will provide outstanding solutions for our customers’ food application needs, and reinforce Catalyst’s commitment to specialty markets.”
Available in 15 to 50 pound basis weights, LEAP brands are FDA compliant, have excellent print fidelity and abundant strength for converting processes, and are sustainably produced with available chain-of-custody certification under Forest Stewardship Council, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification and Sustainable Forestry Initiative standards. Catalyst is a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.
In Peru, the Andes used to be home to biting poverty but are far more prosperous today. Their indigenous inhabitants benefited from land reform, and successive governments have invested in roads, municipalities and even sports grounds. Nevertheless, there...
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In a fresh start in customary forest recognition by the State, President Joko Widodo bestows the right to manage customary forests on nine indigenous communities
The PaperWeek Canada and BIOFOR International conferences welcomed more than 1,000 participants and 40 exhibitors in 2017, who are demonstrated a commitment to this year's theme of, 'Staying Ahead of the Curve'!
For Greg Hay, CEO of PAPTAC, PaperWeek and BIOFOR were complementary events and served to reach and connect people interested in, and committed to, the future of the pulp and paper industry.
With the aim to establish production of crystalline nanocellulose (CNC), a project will be started for development of the test bed TinyBTalented and new applications on a large scale. With a budget of 8 million SEK, the project also aims to establish working methods for future application development. Processum will be acting as project leader for this project with many participants, i.e. Holmen, Melodea, Mid Sweden University, MoRe Research, Organofuel, RISE Chemistry, Materials and Surfaces as well as S2Medical, SEKAB E-Technology and Tetra Pak.
By Sacha Amaruzaman, originally published at ICRAF’s Agroforestry World Blog The Government of Buol District, Indonesia, has committed to replicate three activities of the Smart Tree-Invest project run by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) under the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, with funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The activities include farmers’ learning groups that […]
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Presentation by Peter Holmgren, Director General, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) at the Bogor Agricultural Institute (Institut Pertanian Bogor or IPB), Indonesia, on 17 February 2017. Forestry and landscapes: Solutions for sustainable development from Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
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New study of Singapore’s bird markets highlights dangers of overharvesting as critical bird trade Summit gets underway
Alternative Investing with Heron Global Partners and Renwick Haddow: Inbound marketing is the new cold calling
Author Judith Li and illustrator M.L. Herring, both associate professors at Oregon State University, won one of five awards for outstanding science writing from AAAS and Subaru of America, Inc. Ricky’s Atlas was named the best “hands-on science book.”(more)Additional Information: Full Story