Defra Deal

Publishers make sustainability pledge

Magazines environment   

The PPA has signed a voluntary Responsibility Deal that commits the industry to undertake a raft of initiatives over a five-year period, with the aim of mitigating the environmental impact of activities from both individual publishers and the industry as a whole.

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New Cloud-based Carbon Calculator

Use the PPA's new easy-to-use online Carbon Calculator tool to measure and reduce the carbon impacts of your magazine brand across digital media and journalistic activities as well as printed magazines.

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Position Statements

Read the magazine publishing industry's position on the key environmental areas of sustainable sourcing of fibre and recycled fibre; measuring the carbon footprint of publishers’ activities; and investigating ways to minimise the impact of unsold magazines.

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Rose Benjamin

Head of Environment
020 7404 4565

PPA Environmental Policy

The PPA is committed to promoting corporate environmental responsibility as an essential part of business excellence, reflected in the initiatives we undertake on behalf of our members.

Read our statement