News & Media

Sustainability

Features

On the road to greater sustainability for print substrates

Sonja Angerer discusses that many digitally printed products are difficutlt to recycle however, manufacturers of substrates are currently working to create suitable solutions.

24/12/2020
Features

The UN SDGs and chemicals, air and water

Air that’s safe to breathe and clean water might seem like a fundamental right, something we shouldn’t have to be worrying about in the modern world, and the related UN Sustainable Development Goals perhaps could appear irrelevant to business owners reading this. Sadly, this is not so.

18/12/2020
Blog

Together through tough times: there’s power in community

FESPA’s CEO, Neil Felton discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on FESPA’s community, how it has coped, the importance of adapting and embracing the change and moving forwards.

17/12/2020
Podcasts

The Conscious Fashion Campaign with Kerry Bannigan

The Conscious Fashion Campaign, in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, co-creates high-visibility global fashion event partnerships to advance the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

14/12/2020
Press Releases

FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021

FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

08/12/2020
Blog

Consumer pressure for packaging recyclability works

Packaging printers are under constant pressure to improve their environmental footprints. But it’s generally the brands who get it in the neck from consumer groups pressuring for change. That is likely to be the case for a while, although it isn’t necessarily a safe assumption to think printing companies are immune.

26/11/2020
Podcasts

Talking colour management for Digital Textile printing with Simon Landau of PrintFactory

Colour management and a digitised print workflow are the bedrock of sustainable production, and yet both are so often underused, ignored completely or misunderstood. In this podcast we discuss colour management, print process and best practice for the Textile Industry as it switches to a digital future with Simon Landau of PrintFactory, a specialist print software solution company.

25/11/2020
People in Print

Slowing down fast fashion

As the founder and CEO of London-based not-for-profit garment manufacturer, Fashion Enter, Jenny Holloway wanted to do things differently. Now, with COVID and Brexit reshaping the commercial landscape, her ideas have never been more relevant.

24/11/2020
Features

The other crisis: What can printers do to tackle climate change and COVID-19?

Across Europe, measures to contain the pandemic are putting extra pressure on digital printers. Considering the current pandemic, it is quite easy to underestimate another global crisis. The battle against climate change is ongoing but also has a direct impact on the printing industry. Time to get prepared.

16/11/2020
Blog

Metal printing and decorating

Along with book printing, packaging is one of the few areas of print that is thriving. Calls for better waste management particularly of plastics and for recycling are getting louder, amid wider concerns over packaging’s overall environmental impact, particularly as it gets more complex.

13/11/2020
Blog

FESPA Coffee Break: looking ahead to a more sustainable future

We brought together two people with expert insights into environmental issues to explore how a sustainability audit of your business will reveal opportunities to save energy, balance your carbon and attract new customers.

12/11/2020
Videos
53:18

FESPA Coffee Break - Looking ahead and building a more sustainable business

How a sustainability audit of your business will reveal opportunities to save energy, balance your Carbon, and attract new customers!

05/11/2020
Tomorrow's World

Signage and sustainability

In the fourth part of our series on sustainability in different print sectors, we spoke to Sonia Villalba at LEDIT YAKI.

25/10/2020
How to Guides

How to measure your green transition with Circulytics

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circulytics tool is helping hundreds of businesses – printers included – move away from a linear approach to embrace the circular economy.

23/10/2020
Features

New opportunities and existing business models for digital textile printing growth

Within the global textile printing marketplace, the share of digital textile printing is growing exponentially. Growth is being achieved within an Industry using a wide variety of business models.

23/10/2020
Features

Saving the world from packaging with digital print

Sonja Angerer discusses how wide format digital print can help make packaging more sustainable.

15/10/2020
Blog

How to spot greenwashing

Laurel Brunner discusses the need to have a sliding scale for greenwashing regarding sustainability claims amongst companies.

14/10/2020
Features

The UN SDGs and resource use

Clare Taylor discusses the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular the need for businesses to ensure their consumption and production are all sustainable.

05/10/2020
Business Advice

FESPA introduces “Coffee Break” webinars

Graeme Richardson-Locke introduces FESPA Coffee Break, webinars that will feature industry experts who will share their knowledge, opinions and will answer questions on how speciality printers can get better, faster.

02/10/2020

We use cookies to operate this website and to give you the best experience we can. To find out more about which cookies we use, why we use them and how you can manage your cookies please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of cookies.