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SFI to bring together global forestry and brand leaders in Montreal

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-20
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) will bring together stakeholders across a broad spectrum – from landowners to brand owners – to discuss and determine actions related to forests at the SFI Annual Conference....

Forest industry report card: progress made on goals of Vision2020

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-18
The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today released its first report card on Vision2020, Pathways to Prosperity, the association’s ambitious plan for industry growth.

Blockade at Northern Pulp ends with promise to close waste treatment facility

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-17
After a week-long blockade at the site of a pulp mill effluent spill, the Nova Scotia government has acceded to the demands of the Pictou Landing First Nation to shut down the waste water treatment facility used by Northern Pulp Nova Scotia....

Northern Pulp shut down to address effluent leak

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
Operations have been temporarily halted at Northern Pulp Nova Scotia after an effluent leak was discovered near the mill site in Abercrombie, N.S. Media reports say the leak was detected around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10. The mill was shut down...

Pulp and paper companies find spots on Best 50 Corporate Citizens list

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
Four pulp and paper companies have been named to Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens List for 2014. These are: Domtar, Cascades, Catalyst Paper, and Resolute Forest Products.

Start planning now to present at PaperWeek Canada

Source: Daily News | 2014-06-11
A call for papers has been issued for PaperWeek Canada, the major Canadian gathering for the advancement of the pulp and paper industry. The conference takes place February 2-5, 2015, in Montreal.

Resolute suing Rainforest Alliance over FSC audit

Source: Daily News | 2014-05-21
Resolute Forest Products is taking legal action against Rainforest Alliance over the company’s audit of its forestry operations in northern Ontario. Rainforest Alliance is an auditor for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard....

Domtar displays environmental stewardship even in its office space

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-29
Domtar’s Corporate Operations Center in Fort Mill, S.C., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25% of similar facilities nationwide...

Cascades honored for environmental strategy, innovative product

Source: Daily News | 2014-01-08
Towel and tissue producer Cascades Inc. received the Environmental Strategy of the Year award from Pulp & Paper International at the 2013 PPI Awards ceremony in Dubai. In addition, the Cascades® Moka® product line won the company a...

Have your say on sustainable forestry: Draft SFI standard open for comments

Source: Daily News | 2014-01-08
A sixty-day public comment period is now open for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) draft of a new standard for 2015-2019. The draft new standard includes new performance measures to: conserve biodiversity in fiber sourcing;...