The European paper and paper-based packaging industry already sources fibre responsibly. The industry firmly condemns illegal logging and has implemented a Code of Conduct on legal logging. The industry also supports all credible certification systems and the percentage of certified raw material used by the industry is 55%.
Half of the EU’s forests are already certified and 86% of forests owned by paper companies are certified*; the industry’s commitment to responsible sourcing is clear and beyond any reasonable doubt.*Source: CEPI - sustainability of the paper industry