Company: Publishers Press

Rankings

Canopy Sustainability Rank 2017:
25
Canopy Sustainability Rank 2016:
n/a
Canopy Sustainability Rank 2015:
n/a
PI Top 400 2016 [A]:
26

For Leaders on Policy

Comprehensive Paper/Forest Resources Policy/Platform and/or Sustainability Section on Web includes language on:

Has Comprehensive Public Paper Procurement Policy or Platform [1]:
0
Paper Policy link:
N/A
Policy/ Platform developed with credible ENGO:
0
Advocating for long term forest conservation solutions [2]:
0
Protecting Ancient & Endangered forests and endangered species:
0
Distinct Preference for FSC Paper:
0
Distinct Preference for Recycled Content:
0
Preference for TCF or PCF paper:
0
Support for R&D of agricultural resudue papers:
0
Publishes Measurable Goals/Targets and Timelines for Improvement:
0
POLICY Total Points [B]:
0

Leaders on CSR

CSR Report:

Publicly Published Sustainability/ CSR Report in last 3 years:
0
CSR Report exceeds GRI requirements [3]:
0
CSR REPORT Total Points [C]:
0

For Forest Conservation

Policy Implementation Actions:

Ancient & Endangered Forest Conservation Web Content:
0
Sharing the news on Forest Hot Spots:
0
Engagement of key decisions makers in governments:
0
Supply Chain Engagement:
0
Taken clear steps to eliminate use of Ancient & Endangered forest papers or contentious suppliers:
0
Taken clear steps to protect biodiversity [4] and/or IUCN Red List Species in paper supply chain [5]:
0
FOREST CONSERVATION Total Points [D]:
0

Leaders in Supply Chain Shifts

Policy Implementation Actions:

Publicly Reports on % Increase use of Recycled paper:
0
Publicly Reports on % Increase use of FSC paper:
0
Completed Straw Pulp and Paper Market Survey:
0
Letter of Support for Alternative Fiber Pulp Mills:
0
Language in support of Alternative Fiber Paper on Website:
0
PAPER SUPPLY CHAIN SHIFTS Total Points [E]:
0

Leaders on Other Actions to Reduce the Footprint of the Company

Other Environmental Initiatives Publicly Reported on Include:

Has Sustainability Section on Website [6]:
1
Sustainability URL:
http://www.pubpress.com/about-us/environment
Energy Management Initiative:
1
Renewable Energy Plan or Initiative [7]:
1
GHG Reduction Strategies [8]:
0
Water Conservation Initiative:
1
Management program for VOC’s and HAPs &/or other chemicals:
1
Recycles % of Paper and Manufacturing Waste:
1
Provides details on % of Paper & Manufacturing Waste Recycled:
tbc
FSC COC Certified as of April 2017 [9]:
0
Other Environmental Actions [10]:
0
OTHER FOOTPRINT REDUCTION Total Points [F]:
6.00

Total Score

ALL points :
6.00
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Legend

[A]
http://www.piworld.com/article/the-2016-printing-impressions-400/ The Printing Impressions Top 400 lists printers who voluntarily report on annual sales, therefore some of North America's largest printers may not be included.
[1]
The company has a paper platform or a specific policy, published on website, which usually includes goals to protect ancient and endangered forest ecosystems, increase the use of recycled content etc.
[B]
Includes: Has Comprehensive Public Paper Procurement, Policy or Platform; Policy/Platform developed with credible ENGO; Policy or web includes language on: Advocating for long term forest conservation solutions; Protecting Ancient & Endangered forests and endangered species; Distinct Preference for FSC Paper; Distinct Preference for Recycled Paper; Preference for TCF or PCF paper; Support for R&D of Alternative Fiber papers; Publishes Measurable Goals/Targets and Timelines for Improvement
[C]
Includes: Publicly Published Sustainability/CSR Report in last 3 years; CSR Report exceeds GRI requirements
[D]
Includes: Ancient & Endangered Forest Conservation Web Content; Sharing the news on Forest Hot Spots; Engagement of key decisions makers in governments; Supply Chain engagement; Taken clear steps to eliminate use of ancient and endangered forest papers or contentious suppliers; Taken clear steps to protect biodiversity and/or IUCN Red List Species in paper supply chain
[E]
Includes: Publicly Reports on % Increase use of Recycled paper; Publicly Reports on % Increase use of FSC paper; Completed Straw Pulp and Paper Market Survey; Letter of Support for Alternative Fiber Pulp Mills; Language in support of Alternative Fiber Paper on Website
[F]
Includes: Has Sustainability Section on Website; Energy management initiative; Renewable Energy Plan or Initiative; GHG Reduction Strategies; Water conservation initiative; Management program for VOC’s and HAPs &/or other chemicals; Recycles % of Paper and Manufacturing Waste; Provides details on % of Paper & Manufacturing Waste Recycled; FSC COC Certified as of April 2017; Other Environmental Actions
[*]
Torstar Printing Group and ColorGraphics Division of Cenveo do not appear in the PI Top 400, though their approximate 2016 annual sales put them in the Top 400, as estimated.
[**]
Valassis is no longer in the PI Top 400. In 2013 they were #3.
NP
Company has a policy that is not posted publicly.
[2]
This means having a policy with language to protect endangered forests and species at source, not generic language about using fiber from legal and certified sources.
[3]
For example, the report provides detail on the percent of FSC paper used since this exceeds the G4-EN2 Indicator: "Report the percentage of recycled input materials used to manufacture the organization’s primary products and services" as outlined in https://www.globalreporting.org/resourcelibrary/GRIG4-Part1-Reporting-Principles-and-Standard-Disclosures.pdf Published May 2013".
[4]
G4 EN12: "Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas."
[5]
G4 EN14: "Total number of IUCN Red List species and National Conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk."
[6]
Company web pages dedicated to sustainability actions and initiatives, above and beyond certification logos.
[7]
Includes Green E certification and participation, EPA Green Power Partnership, Bullfrog Power.
[8]
Includes Carbon Disclosure Project Reporting, Carbon Reduction Programs Like Hemlock's Zero Program.
[10]
Includes EPA Smartway Partners as of 2016, SGP certification and other Community Environmental Actions such as The Printing House's honey bee hives.
Printers have been given 1 point for each of the 32 criteria they meet.