Sustainability
Mar. 21, 2017 - The theme of the 2017 United Nations International Day of Forests is Forests and Energy.
Jan. 4, 2017 - Pindo Deli Pulp and Paper Mills, a business unit of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), says it is introducing a “further innovation” to save energy and natural resources in its production process. In collaboration with the IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative, Pindo Deli is incorporating the new Clean Manufacturing Program (CMP) into the production process for its paper, tissue and packaging products.
Dec. 19, 2016 - The Associated Press is reporting that Greenpeace and WWF have suspended their relationship with Asia Pacific Resources International (APRIL), a top Indonesian pulp and paper company, saying it didn’t live up to promises to improve its environmental record.
Dec. 13, 2016 - At Domtar, we talk a lot about how people are at the root of healthy forests. And it’s true — working with small landowners who are committed to sustainably managing their forests for future generations has a tangible impact on the environment.
Dec. 6, 2016 - Domtar’s Windsor, Que., mill picked up two accolades last month for sustainable forest management.
Dec. 6, 2016 - The Canadian and Quebec governments are providing $12.5 million to White Birch Paper’s Papier Masson mill to help introduce a new process to produce wood fibre for the production of wood-plastic composites, the first project of its kind in North America they say.
Dec. 1, 2016 - For the sixth consecutive year, Cascades has been named the most responsible organization and brand in the eyes of Quebecers.
A Quebec-based manufacturer of packaging and tissue is partnering with the David Suzuki Foundation to raise public awareness about greener everyday practices.
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada has added representatives of the Haida Nation, Ontario Nature, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries and Unifor to its board of directors.
For the first time, six publicly traded companies – some of which are competitors – have come together to promote the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) directly to consumers. The companies are HP Inc., International Paper, Kimberly-Clark, McDonald's, Procter & Gamble, and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. All sell FSC-certified products.
Canada's provinces and territories have until 2018 to adopt a form of carbon pricing or the federal government will implement it for them, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced this week.
Twin Rivers Paper Company has achieved PEFC chain of custody certification, a third-party standard focused on sustainable fiber sourcing. The certification supports the company’s commitment to sustainable fiber sourcing principles.
Expera Specialty Solutions is launching a new product brand around its natural paper products known as Expera trulyNatural™. In Expera’s words, “Natural papers offer a higher log-to-paper yield than bleached papers, and require much less energy and fewer chemicals to process while still maintaining a high level of performance integrity.”
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is launching a large-scale effort to quantify the conservation benefits associated with well-managed forests.
Two Sides has released a new fact sheet designed for teachers from kindergarten to grade 12, in Canada and the U.S.
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