Sustainability
ForestEthics has released Peeling Back the Eco-Labels, a report comparing the rigour of forest audits conducted in Canada by the two leading forest certification systems: the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry...
The Forest Stewardship Council Canada has requested a six-month extension to be granted by the certification body Rainforest Alliance for a suspended forest certificate held by Resolute Forests Products in Lac St-Jean, Quebec. The deadline for...
Resolute Forest Products has outlined some of the circumstances surrounding the suspension of two of the company’s Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certificates in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec, and notes that it...
Craig Armstrong, president and CEO of Millar Western Forest Products Ltd., is among the three new members of the board of directors of The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI). The other new directors are Robert Abernethy, president,...
What does “carbon neutral” mean? The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and American Wood Council (AWC) have launched a new web video explaining the concept – from a biomass energy users' perspective –...
The Ontario Forest Industries Association (OFIA) has voiced concerns about anti-SLAPP legislation that was recently re-introduced to the Ontario legislature. The industry organization says by supporting this legislation, Premier Wynne...
Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of Resolute’s activities from being published, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to amend its processes so that...
A reception to honour and recognize the founding members of Nature Canada's Women for Nature initiative was held on November 24 in the Toronto law offices of Miller Thomson.
Domtar Corporation announced its support of the position taken by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that carbon dioxide emissions from sustainably-managed sources of biomass should be considered "neutral" when accounting for greenhouse...
Domtar Corporation was recognized by the American Forest & Paper Association as a leader in sustainability with two 2014 AF&PA Sustainability Awards.
The Forest Stewardship Council has recognized Domtar Corporation for its longtime leadership in sustainability by presenting the company the first-ever FSC® Leadership Award for the paper sector. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative...
Richard Garneau, president and CEO of Resolute Forest Products Inc., has been named to Canada's Clean50, a recognition of leaders who have made significant contributions to sustainable development or clean capitalism in Canada.
Domtar Corporation announced Sept. 9 that it has sold its five millionth ton of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified uncoated fine paper, a first for the North American market. The company says its EarthChoice® Product Line...
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....
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.

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