Posts Tagged “Verdigris”

6th August 2013 – Verdigris, the environmental initiative from independent graphic arts research group Digital Dots, is pleased to welcome Shimizu Printing Inc., Japan, as its latest Associate Member.

Verdigris is a non-profit research initiative designed to help printers and their customers understand more about the environmental impact of print media. The goal is to raise awareness of print’s positive effect, through cooperative content development shared with an international network of publishers.

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12th July 2013 - The Verdigris Project is pleased to announce the publication of ISO 16759, the standard that describes the framework for quantifying and communicating the carbon footprint of print media.

The standard is not a carbon calculator but a specification for what carbon calculators should cover for print media products. Read the rest of this entry »

30th May 2013 – Mondi, the paper and packaging manufacturer, has become the latest company to join Verdigris, the environmental initiative from graphic arts research group Digital Dots.

Mondi is the first representative of the paper industry to join the Verdigris project.

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15 January 2013 – Verdigris, the environmental awareness initiative, is asking the printing and paper industries and their customers to ‘Go Google-less’.

The plea is in response to Google’s Paperless 2013 campaign which urges people to stop using paper.

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14 November 2012 – The Verdigris Project’s distinctive approach to investigating and communicating the environmental impact of print media has won the support of the world’s leading offset press manufacturer.

Heidelberg Druckmaschinen AG has become an associate member of the not-for-profit research initiative, which works with the global graphic arts community — printers, manufacturers, print buyers and publishers — to evaluate the carbon footprints of different media.

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9th July 2012—Xerox Corporation is the latest to put its weight behind Verdigris, the not-for-profit print environmental research initiative, as a Founder Member.

Xerox joins Agfa, Canon, drupa, EcoPrint, EFI, Fespa, Fujifilm, HP, Pragati, Ricoh, Unity Publishing and Xeikon as Verdigris supporters. Read the rest of this entry »

25th June 2012 – EcoPrint Europe 2012, the new European platform for sustainable print, is the latest associate member to support Verdigris, the environmental initiative from graphic arts research group Digital Dots.

Verdigris is a not-for-profit research initiative designed to help printers and their customers understand more about the environmental impact of print media.  The goal is to raise awareness of print’s positive environmental impact through cooperative content development shared with an international network of trade publishers. Read the rest of this entry »

30th June, 2010 – EFI, a specialist in end-to-end digital print products, solutions and workflows, is supporting the Verdigris environmental initiative as an associate member.

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3rd May, 2011 – Verdigris, the environmental initiative from Digital Dots, the graphic arts research group, is pleased to welcome Pragati (India and New York) as its latest associate member.

Verdigris is a not-for-profit research initiative designed to help printers and their customers understand more about the environmental impact of print media. The goal is to raise awareness of print’s positive environmental impact, through cooperative content development shared with an international network of trade publishers.

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6th January 2011 – The International Standards Organization (ISO) technical committee 130 (TC 130) has recently launched a new Working Group (WG) WG11 to develop a set of standards to cover the environmental impact of print.

The Group’s remit is closely aligned with those of the Verdigris Project, the not-for-profit print environmental research initiative, run by Digital Dots.

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