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In light of the climate crisis, the European Forest-Based Industries, including the pulp, paper and other fibre-based product industries, the woodworking industries, the producers of furniture, the bio-energy sector and the printing industry, have come together to pr
It is clear that renewability and circularity are key solutions to decarbonise society. And that forests are the most effective carbon sinks known to man.  

Brussels, 22 October 2019 - We support the final objective of the sustainable finance regulation: to enable financial flows to support sustainable growth and transition to a carbon neutral economy.

Since the EU Forest Strategy was adopted in 2013, the EU policy framework and the EU policies affecting forests have strongly evolved. It is now more broadly recognized that forests and the forest sector play a crucial role in addressing major challenges in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and the climate change mitigation goals of the Paris Agreement.

Clarifications on CEPI's position on the separate collection of paper and board from residual waste and other recyclables, as well as the collection and recyclability of paper products that are multi-layered or have been in contact with wood.

It is of utmost importance to overcome misconceptions and misunderstandings concerning the bioeconomy. Ensuring the rapid availability of undisputable data and facts on the expected environmental, climate, social and economic benefits of the bioeconomy and bio-based products, is a must in order to raise awareness and promote the bioeconomy across Europe’s society at large.

Each year in July CEPI publishes the latest preliminary market and production data for the previous year. 

Some of the figures can be found below:

Deloite has been engaged by the Confederation of European Paper Industries ("CEPI") to issue a limited assurance statement on the data quality rating method CEPI applies on a selection of core indicators published in the "2018 CEPI annual statistics report", "2017 Environment Statistics report" and the "

Paper and Board industry helps demonstrate safety of its materials in food contact applications in the new Food Contact Guidelines.

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