$8 Billion to fight Coronavirus

Yesterday 4th May, the Commission registered €7.4 billion, equivalent to $8 billion, in pledges from donors worldwide during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event.  This includes a pledge of €1.4 billion by the Commission. This almost reaches the initial target of €7.5 billion and is a solid starting point for the worldwide pledging marathon, which begins today….

European Alliance for a Green Recovery

The Confederation of European paper industries and its members across Europe, says it strongly support the initiative of Pascal Canfin, Chair of the Environment Committee at the European Parliament, to launch a European alliance for a Green Recovery.  Cepi joins 180 political decision-makers, business leaders, trade unions, NGOs, and think tanks who have come together to…

New Initiative to Promote Alternative Packaging to Single Use Plastic

CEPI, the European association representing the paper industry, has established a new alliance called 4evergreen. The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate and environmental impact.   It is not specifically aiming to compete with the plastics industry, but it will…