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August 5th, 2021

Consumers and companies alike are becoming more interested in making sustainability-focused choices, but how to do so isn’t always clear. Two McKinsey partners provide some research-based insights.


April 1st, 2021

A summary of potential sources of carbon emissions in scholarly publishing.

March 1st, 2021

A recording [YouTube] of the March, 2021 BIC Green Brunch on the environment footprint of digital content. You can also view the slides from the presentations [pdf].

August 1st, 2020

A look at the environmental footprint of paper vs. electronic books.



The Book Chain Project have just released their very first Environment Report, designed to help provide essential emissions data for the publishing industry.

The report is the first-of-its-kind, collating environment data specifically for the publishing industry. From the Book Chain Project.


This guide contains checklists and recommendations for publishers to support climate action within the book industry. From the Australian Publishers Association.


This Publishers Template has been created in order to assist any publishers who might want to become carbon neutral. From New Society Publishers.


This list includes Ancient Forest Friendly™ and other ecopapers that are category leaders. Whether you’re looking for paper with recycled, FSC or agricultural residue content, you can be sure that the printing and writing grades, copy paper, newsprint, tissue and packaging options below are the best Canopy has found on the market.

Compare the environmental impacts of your paper.

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