Sustainability
Air Canada will participate in Canada's Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), a three-year collaborative project with 14 stakeholder organizations to introduce 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel (biojet) into a shared fuel system at a yet to be determined Canadian airport.
SCA is investing approximately 50 million SEK (about $8.1 million) in a pilot plant for the production of liquid biofuels and chemicals from black liquor. The plant will be installed in SCA’s containerboard mill Obbola outside of Umeå in Northern Sweden.
Citing unwillingness on the part of Resolute Forest Products to be involved in mediation efforts to resolve its suspended Canadian FSC certificates, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced that it has abandoned its efforts to engage Resolute in a mediation process.
The announcement of the Great Bear Rainforest Land Use Order by the Government of B.C. and First Nations is being applauded by five B.C. forest product companies as a unique solution for a globally significant area.
Earth's 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) have agreed to follow an innovative approach to sustainable forest management that takes its cue from nature.
Cascades Tissue Group and Green Seal are celebrating the 10 years of Green Seal certification for Cascades’ paper products.
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.

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