A global network of 175 companies in Japan and 15 other countries. They are involved in paper, paper packs, chemicals, energy, agriculture, forest products and building materials, and cellulose nanofiber.
|Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd||JPN||website|
|Nippon Paper Industries Co Ltd|
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 2/5.
[Source 2016][More on Forests]
The Friends of the Earth 'Kick Reflex' campaign ran in 2010, calling on the Maryvale Mill and parent company Nippon Paper to cease purchasing logs from high conservation value forests, water catchments and threatened species habitat.
[Source 2010][More on Forests]
Nippon Paper was named in the Rainforest Action Network (RAN) report, 'The Truth Behind Tasmanian Forest Destruction and the Japanese Paper Industry: Who Logs Them? Who Buys Them?' (2007) as the biggest buyer of Gunns' old growth woodchips -- purchasing over 1,400,000 tons in 2006.
[Source 2007][More on Forests]
Nippon subsidiary South East Fibre Exports did own the chipmill at Eden, NSW. (It was sold to Allied Natural Wood Exports Pty Ltd on 23 December 2015). This chipmill uses mainly native forest trees, most cut down solely for woodchipping. It does not use waste. Nippon Paper was the focus of a campaign to stop wood-chipping the South East and East Gippsland forests.
[Source 2011][More on Forests]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$10.6 billion in 2014|
|# Employees||13,052 in 2013|
|Subsidiaries||Paper Australia Pty Ltd|
Products / BrandsAustralian Paper
Australian Printer Paper
Envi Recycled 50% recycled offset paper; certified carbon neutral under the Australian Government's National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) Printer Paper
Green Wrap Printer Paper
Olympic Printer Paper
Olympic Notebooks & Pads
Optix Printer Paper
Planet Ark Made from post-consumer recycled waste paper; FSC recycled certified; carbon neutral, made in Australia at Maryvale Mill, Victoria Printer Paper
Queens Slipper Board Games & Puzzles
Reflex Printer Paper
Reflex White 100% Recycled Made from post-consumer recycled waste paper; FSC recycled certified; Made in Australia at Maryvale Mill, Victoria Printer Paper
Tablex Printer Paper
Tudor some recycled Notebooks & Pads
Tudor recycled Binders & Dividers
Tudor Clipboards & Folders
Nippon Paper Group buys Australian Paper (makers of Reflex Paper)
17th Feb 2009 — (AUST >> FOREIGN) Australian paper company PaperlinX has sold it's subsidiary Australian Paper (including the Maryvale pulp mill in Gippsland), to Japan's Nippon Paper Group, Inc. for $700 million. [source]