Sustainability
FPInnovations, NCASI Canada and the Fundy Model Forest are among the organizations receiving grants for conservation projects from The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. SFI has awarded more than $400,000 to 10 conservation projects as...
Swedish tissue producer SCA has raised SEK 1.5 bn through a green bond issue. The bond proceeds will be used for investments in projects with a positive environmental impact.
Resolute Forest Products continues to expand its Align™ brand of environmentally responsible and budget-friendly papers by adding two more superbrite grades, Hybrid and Alternative, to the company's existing offerings. The Align grades...
Greenpeace and Resolute Forest Products have stepped up their public relations battle again, with the environmental group staging a display on Mount Royal in Montreal, and the forest products company defending itself with information about...
Enzymatic Deinking Technologies has received a Sustainable Supplier Award from Cascades, a distinction that aims to recognize best business practices among suppliers who have made a commitment to sustainable development. This award enables...
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) intends to help strengthen Aboriginal Peoples' rights in Canada by rigorously applying free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to FSC's forest management standards.
As part of its ongoing efforts toward continuous improvement in sustainable forestry, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) has opened its 2014 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant...
Towel and tissue producer Cascades Inc. received the Environmental Strategy of the Year award from Pulp & Paper International at the 2013 PPI Awards ceremony in Dubai. In addition, the Cascades® Moka® product line won the company a...
A sixty-day public comment period is now open for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) draft of a new standard for 2015-2019. The draft new standard includes new performance measures to: conserve biodiversity in fiber sourcing;...
After months of due diligence, Ottawa’s Windmill Development Group and Domtar have signed a definitive agreement of sale for Domtar’s property on Ottawa’s Albert and Chaudière Islands and downtown Gatineau, Que. The...
Domtar Corporation will sell its Ariva paper distribution business in the United States to privately-held Central National-Gottesman Inc. The business will be integrated into Lindenmeyr Munroe, a division of Central National-Gottesman.
Tensions between Resolute Forest Products and some of the conservation groups involved with the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement have reached a boiling point. Several groups announced on May 21 that they are suspending further work with...
Torstar Corporation, publisher of the Toronto Star newspaper and Harlequin books, has launched corporate environmental purchasing principles to encourage suppliers to eliminate the use of fiber from ancient and endangered forests, and empower...
Canada’s national standard for sustainably managed forests, and its companion standard for woodlots, was recently reaffirmed by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).  There are over 40 million hectares independently certified to...
Paper manufacturer and distributor Domtar has signed an agreement to acquire Xerox's paper and print media products business in the United States and Canada.

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