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Leaders sign sustainability statement


June 13, 2006
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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A total of 59 CEO’s and association presidents signed a sustainability statement at the International Council of Fo…
A total of 59 CEO’s and association presidents signed a sustainability statement at the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) global CEO roundtable. Representatives from some of the world’s largest pulp, paper and wood companies committed to the statement.

“This is a significant victory for sustainability,” Avrim Lazar, president of the Forest Products Association of Canada said. “Through this statement, ICFPA members have made a clear and strong commitment to sustainable development and to working with other stakeholders to ensure that environmental, social and economic benefits of our natural resources are available to current and future generations.”

The statement targets six, pivotal areas; the worldwide promotion of sustainable forest management, combating illegal logging, fibre use and recovery, environmental management, the creation of solutions to global climate change and energy supply objectives, and the investment in workers and communities.

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