In this webcast that was jointly sponsored by Lindenmeyr Munroe and International Paper, Kerry Stackpole, President of the Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic, discusses the Print Grows Trees campaign and the importance of the printing industry in protecting and growing our forests. Click here to watch the webinar
The North American-based Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has applied for assessment and re-endorsement by PEFC, the leading global forest certification umbrella organization. All stakeholders are invited to comment on the compliance of SFI 2010-2014 Standard with PEFC's Sustainability Benchmarks by 6 October 2010.
We are pleased to report that Central National-Gottesman Inc. and our Lindenmeyr divisions recently completed a carbon footprint assessment and have committed to offsetting 100% of our corporate office emissions through the purchase of carbon offsets. This initiative to make our Purchase, NY office CarbonNeutral® further signifies our dedication to reducing our environmental impact.
Public opinion polls show that concern about the environment rises and falls based on the state of the economy and other factors, but concern about the negative impacts associated with using paper and printing continues to rise. Nothing captures the essence of these feelings more vividly than the signature line appearing at the foot of more and more emails: "Please consider the environment before printing this email."