Book Chain Project

The Book Chain Project, since 2016 has aimed to build better supply chains for books and help publishers make informed buying decisions. The Component Chemical Screening program, for instance, enables print suppliers to submit exact chemical breakdowns of each book component that can then be screened and flagged to publishers in order to substitute any components of concern.

Type of project: Industry standard, Best practice, Tool
Sector: Trade
Lead organization: Carnstone in collaboration with Egmont UK, Imago, Walker, Usborne, Hachette, Pearson, RELX Group, Penguin Random House, Sage and HarperCollins
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Relevant SDG’s

IPA SDG – Goal No 12 – Responsible consumption and productionIPA SDG – Goal No 14 – Life below water