Business Management - Sustainability
Pangaia has taken the sustainable sweatshirt to new heights by using ink made from air pollution. The stylish comfort wear line already uses minimal ink for small logos on the products’ chest or hip. And what little ink it does use is made from turning carbon emissions into what the company calls “Air-Ink.”
Over the past several years, a renewed intensity in sustainability has emerged with new focuses on microplastics; ocean plastics; circular economy; environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scoring; and extended producer responsibility.
Thanks to a renewed effort, 14 companies have changed or removed misleading environmental claims related to print and paper so far this year, including large banks, utilities and notably, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Earlier this month Print Drives America had another ad in the national print edition of the Wall Street Journal. The ad headlined “PRINT IS GREEN” is one of four ads that Print Drives America uses to dispel myths about PRINT and encourage the use of PRINT.
In-plants are invited to attend a free online PRINTING United Expo Preview focused on the in-plant industry. In one of the sessions, IPI Editor Bob Neubauer will talk with Consultant Howie Fenton about how in-plants can prepare for recovery.
With physical stores closed during the pandemic, the boom in online shopping resulted in record numbers of packages arriving on consumers’ doorsteps.
PRINTING United Alliance focuses on the following Sustainable Development Goals for this awards program: Good Health and Well-Being; Decent Work and Economic Growth; and Responsible Consumption and Production.
After starting Two Sides North America nearly a decade ago, Phil Riebel will retire as president of the organization effective April 1. Kathi Rowzie, who has been running the day-to-day operations of Two Sides since last March, will become president.
Experts from Columbia Print and Ricoh collaborated to right-size technology use and reduce CO2 emissions by nearly 34 tons.