Press Release: Brainstorming the Bioeconomy's Future and Welcoming 56 New Members at BIC's General Assembly

BIC logoYesterday, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) General Assembly came together to discuss the future of the bioeconomy. The event also saw BIC welcome 21* new industry Members, 35 new Associate Members and elect 8 new members to the BIC Board (see annex). Mat Quaedvlieg from SAPPI continues as Chair of the BIC Board during the next year.

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Press Release: Stora Enso Launches Bio-based Lignin as Renewable Replacement for Oil-based Phenolic Materials

LineoLignin is one of the main building blocks of a tree and makes up 20-30% of the composition of wood. Yet it has traditionally been discarded by the pulp and paper industries. However, Stora Enso has recognised the potential of this versatile raw material, which can be used in a range of applications where fossil-based materials are currently used.

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Sustainability Consult Launches ‘Twitter Training for Beginners’ – New Evening Course in Brussels

tt4b 1Does your company need to improve its Twitter presence? Are you looking to create a compelling personal Twitter account? Do you need to use Twitter for lobbying or running a campaign?

We want to help you with our new course ‘Twitter Training for Beginners’, open to anyone with little to no Twitter experience. In Brussels, Twitter remains an influential communications tool for companies, lobbyists, media and NGOs to engage targeted audiences online.

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Our Sustainability Pledge for 2018

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We believe it’s crucial to practice what you preach. To kick start our year on the right foot, we have set ourselves new sustainability targets which will build on the progress from 2017.

During the past year, we installed a smart thermostat and energy-saving bulbs throughout our office to manage energy consumption. Our Team has also signed Dopper’s pledge to stop using single-use plastic bottles or cups where possible. We continue to support local Belgian initiatives by donating one percent of our sales to nature conservation NGOs via 1% for the Planet. Our latest Natuurpunt partnership in the Koeheide nature reserve resulted in a picnic bench, information boards and a bee hotel!

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