Water and forest resource

From wood to paper, for responsible forest management

To make wood it takes a tree sang famous Italian singer-songwriter Sergio Endrigo. And it is from wood that the main raw material for making paper is obtained. The responsible use of forest resources is therefore an essential and carefully monitored issue for paper and paper products…

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One Ocean Foundation

A code of ethics for the protection of the sea. This is the initiative promoted by One Ocean Foundation, an organization founded in March 2018, the mission of which is to combat pollution of the oceans and promote a blue economy. The foundation, chaired by Princess Zahra Aga Khan, started…

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Sailing in plastic

#weareallinthesameboat. This appeal was started by Alex Bellini, navigator and explorer, who, in order to bring attention to the problem of plastic in the oceans and spread a culture that is more attentive to environmental protection, embarked on a new challenge: to travel the 10 rivers most polluted by plastics…

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Partner voices

Interview with Antonio Brunori, Secretary General of PEFC Italy. Q. The first question, obvious but necessary, concerns PEFC's commitment. What does your organization do and what is Sustainable Forest Management Certification? A: The PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit international organization that…

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Water aid: when partnership is strategic

Interview with Kirstin Akan-Brown, corporate partnership manager at WaterAid Life teaches us: we can’t do everything. In Sofidel, knowing this, where we can’t reach places directly, we like to do it through qualified partners. This is why we have struck an important partnership with WaterAid, a non-governmental organisation that has…

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The oceans. Protecting them to protect ourselves.

The future of our climate depends on their health. The oceans are among our most important resources. They cover 70 percent of the Earth's surface, absorb 90 percent of the planet's heat, 30 percent of CO2 emissions related to human activities and host most of the organic life on earth.…

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Water. A great resource to be looked after.

Drinking water. A resource for the few. According to the World Health Organization and Unicef, more than one billion people do not have access to drinking water, and double that number have no toilet facilities in their homes. This is without counting the climate changes that are leading to increased…

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