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Print Media

In this section, you will find the list of 'Print Media' questions that is used in the Print Media sector ranking matrices. The questions are categorized into two areas: Climate Change and Ecology. Clicking on a question heading will provide you with more background information, guidelines and possible jurisdiction for the question.

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Questions about Climate Change

Print Media Climate Change Question 1:
Is there a policy for the brand (company) to minimize, reduce, or compensate carbon emissions?

Print Media Climate Change Question 2:
Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual carbon footprint of 'its own operations'?

Print Media Climate Change Question 3:
Has the brand (company) already reduced or compensated the carbon footprint of its own operations by at least 10% in the last 5 years?

Print Media Climate Change Question 4:
Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce the carbon footprint of its 'own operations' by at least 20% within the next 5 years?

Print Media Climate Change Question 5:
Is at least 50% of the electricity that the brand (company) uses renewable?

Print Media Climate Change Question 6:
Does the brand (company) use a ‘green server’ for its internet activities?

Questions about Ecology

Print Media Ecology Question 1:
INACTIVE: Does the brand (company) only use officepaper that comes from sustainable sources or has it reduced its annual office paper use by at least 50% in the last 5 years?

Print Media Ecology Question 2:
Does the brand (company) use for at least 70% paper coming from sustainable sources, such as FSC-certified-paper, for its products?

Print Media Ecology Question 3:
Does the brand (company) use for at least 80% paper coming from sustainable sources, such as FSC-certified-paper, for its products?

Print Media Ecology Question 4:
Does the brand (company) use for at least 90% paper coming from sustainable sources, such as FSC-certified-paper, for its products?

Print Media Ecology Question 5:
Does the brand (company) use only (100%) paper coming from sustainable sources, such as FSC-certified-paper for its products, and is this policy transparently communicated by the brand(owner)?

Print Media Ecology Question 6
Does the brand (company) have a policy to seek out suppliers and/or service providers who conduct their business with environmentally responsible principles?

Questions about Labour Conditions and Human Rights

Print Media Labour Conditions and Human Rights Question 1:
Does the brand (company) have a policy to seek out suppliers and/or service providers who conduct their business with socially responsible and/or fair trade principles?