Initiatives

The Forest Products Working Group brings together leading companies that rely on paper, wood, and other forest products to share their knowledge and develop innovative solutions to support thriving forests and the forest products industry.

The Forest Products Working Group works on a variety of projects to develop resources and conduct research on best practices and technological innovations.

Leveraging supply-chain collaboration among thought leaders to:

  • Explore new and innovative models to gain assurance of sustainable forest management
  • Promote constructive and transparent dialogue across the forest products supply chain to address shared sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • Develop tools and resources to evaluate environmental performance of paper and packaging products

Current Initiatives

Benefits of Responsible Forest Management

Marketplace Education on The Benefits of Responsible Forest Management

An educational campaign aimed at empowering brands to better communicate the benefits of responsible forest management to their customers.

Forests in Focus

Forests in Focus

The Forests in Focus tool will give users the business intelligence to define, measure, and communicate their commitment to sustainable forest management to consumers and stakeholders.

Paper Life Cycle

Paper Life Cycle

An online resource that provides key environmental information about the sourcing, production, use, and end-of-life of paper.

Past Initiatives

2014 Forest Certification Summit

2014 GreenBlue Forest Certification Summit

Members across the forest products supply chain met in Charlotte, NC on June 12, 2014, for GreenBlue’s first-ever Forest Certification Innovation Summit.

Forest Certification Matrix

Forest Certification Matrix

Our 2010 Forest Certification Matrix compares each major forest certification program.

EPAT

EPAT: Environmental Paper Assessment Tool

EPAT® is an innovative, web-based application for buyers and sellers of paper products to evaluate and discuss environmental performance.