Sustainability
U.S. environmental groups have called on the governments of Quebec and Ontario to maintain strong forest conservation, wildlife protection and community engagement requirements for the logging industry in the Canadian Boreal forest.
The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the American Wood Council (AWC) have filed a joint petition for review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s treatment of biomass energy in the agency’s Clean Power Plan.
FSC International is convening a mediation process to bring together stakeholders “in a spirit of collaboration,” to address issues raised recently in Canada, particularly in Quebec and in Ontario, about FSC certification.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada has introduced a draft national forest management standard that aims to be proactive and comprehensive in advancing current practice.
Domtar has made The Paper Trail, the company's interactive site that helps customers trace the impacts of their paper purchases, available in French.
An energy efficiency project at the Cascades Tissue Group's Mechanicville plant in New York won two major energy awards this year: it was one of the top three projects of the year as voted by Energy Star members and also won a Project of the Year Award from Energy Manager Today magazine.
Resolute Forest Products has announced the reinstatement of its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificate for the Black Spruce/Dog River-Matawin forest in Northwestern Ontario, but in the same breath, has stated the company will not seek any new certifications from FSC.
An issues paper released by the Canadian Climate Forum documents how forests and products made from tree fibre will play an increasingly critical role in the transition to a low carbon economy.
When it comes to corporate social responsibility in the forest industry, Asia Pulp & Paper should be a well-known turnaround story. APP, probably the world’s largest paper manufacturer, came under fire from Greenpeace for its forest management practices in Indonesia. The company has since implemented ambitious forest conservation measures and is winning back customers and public favor.
Nov. 3, 2015 -- Tetra Pak has informed all of its key suppliers that they will be expected to file ethical performance reports on the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), as part of its commitment to improve supply chain transparency.
Domtar's Windsor Mill is launching Mirador, an online tool for viewing the forestry activities scheduled for the company’s forest lands in southern Quebec.
With the release of the FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, the Forest Stewardship Council is declaring an intention to more than double its share of global forest-based trade in the next five years, to 20 per cent.
Domtar Corp. has been awarded the Pulp and Paper International (PPI) 2015 Environmental Strategy of the Year Award for The Paper Trail®, its digital supply chain transparency tool.
Fine paper producer Rolland Enterprises has announced a commitment to advance the protection of endangered forests, to engage in R&D regarding alternatives to tree fibre and to avoid all controversial forest fibre sources.
What's the economic reach of one pulp mill? Northern Pulp Nova Scotia has released results of an in-depth economic impact analysis conducted by Gardner Pinfold.

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