November 1, 2014     Japanese 
  JCN 
	  Network - Home
JCN Newswire
  Home  |  Companies  | Annual Reports  |  CSR  | News Alerts     
 
Share:
Nippon Paper Logs First Timber from Forest Thinning
 

Tokyo, Feb 15, 2013 (JCN) - Nippon Paper Industries is participating in forest thinning 'Hokkaido Mori-no-Chonaikai' measures. The measures were launched in April 2012 by the environmental NPO Office Chonai-kai in order to link CSR activities of corporations and organizations in Hokkaido to the creation of healthy forests by promoting thinning.

The first thinning has now been carried out, and on February 13 the village mayor of Tsurui-mura and other parties attended a ceremony to mark the shipping of timber.

Lack of funds has prevented forest thinning from being carried out in recent years and there is concern for social problems that will result from the devastation of forests.

'Hokkaido Mori-no-Chonaikai' is working to resolve this issue. Its driving force is the supporting companies and organizations that are favourably disposed to the promotion of thinning.

The price of the 'paper that contributes to forest thinning' used as printing paper by the supporting companies and organizations includes 15 yen/kg, which corresponds to around 10% of the existing price of paper. This amount will be used in its entirety to help support forest thinning.

Timber from forest thinning that has been removed is processed into woodchip at Tsurui Mill of Group company Nichimoku Rinsan Hokkaido which is then utilized as part of the raw material for paper at Kushiro Mill, Hokkaido of Nippon Paper Industries.

By Saroj Shrestha Staff Writer

Copyright © 2014 JCN. All rights reserved. A division of Japan Corporate News Network KK.


 Company Profile |   Print  |   Alerts
ACN Newswire

 Recent  Nippon Paper Group News  
  Nippon Paper Logs First Timber from Forest Thinning  (Feb 15, 2013)
  Nippon Paper to Invest in Taiwan Maker  (Oct 28, 2008)
  Nippon Paper Eyeing Stronger Ties with Rengo: Pres. Haga  (Aug 27, 2008)
  Nippon Paper to Raise Printing Paper Prices Further  (Aug 26, 2008)
  3 Paper Mills to Raise Prices in June  (Apr 7, 2008)
  Scandal-Hit Nippon Paper Names New President  (Apr 2, 2008)
  Nippon Paper Ties Up with Major Thai Firm  (Feb 4, 2008)
  Nippon Paper to Beef Up Ties with Taiwan's Top Paper Maker  (Nov 21, 2007)
  Nippon Paper Group Announces Realignment Measures  (Oct 24, 2007)
  Nippon Paper Eyes Full Control of Mishima Paper  (Oct 23, 2007)



 Recent  Paper & Printing News   
Yokohama Rubber Breaks Ground for New Marine Products Plant in Indonesia  (July 29, 2014)
Toppan Printing to Establish New Transparent Barrier Film Production Plant in U.S. (June 25, 2014)
Kuraray Develops New Flexible Zirconia (June 5, 2014)
Toppan Printing Develops GL Film Using Mechanically Recycled PET Film  (June 2, 2014)
AGC's Light Control Pair Glass Used on 'Gauge Changeable' Test Train (Apr 23, 2014)
AGC Enhances Production Capacity of Ultra-Thin Glass in Thailand by 50% (Feb 4, 2014)
Kuraray, AIST Create PVB Film to Make Photovoltaic Modules Lighter and Less Expensive (Oct 5, 2013)
Fujifilm Launches 'UVSCALE' Light Amount Distribution Measurement Film  (Oct 4, 2013)
Mitsubishi Plastics Completes Plant for Highly Functional Films for Agricultural Greenhouses in China (Aug 7, 2013)
Teijin's Technora Para-aramid Fiber to be used in Space Elevator Challenge (Aug 6, 2013)

More Paper & Printing news...
 
CSR Report Download
Annual Reports

  More >>    
Most Popular


About JCN | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | JCN Network (日本語)