Mission

The mission of the Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC) is to identify, foster, and communicate best practices to reduce the environmental footprint and increase the sustainability of books (printed and/or electronic).

Purpose

The Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC) strives to benchmark, track and improve our industry’s environmental footprint with science-based research and collaboration from the supply chain – including publishers, book manufacturers, paper manufacturers and suppliers, book sellers and environmental NGOs. Members work collaboratively to identify and communicate best practices towards reducing the book industry’s environmental footprint.