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Tembec wins silver for green


February 28, 2008
By Pulp & Paper Canada

MONTREAL: Tembec received a silver medal for being the Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor at the Third Annual…

MONTREAL: Tembec received a silver medal for being the Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor at the Third Annual Environmental Printing Awards (EPA) ceremony held in Toronto on February 27, 2008.

“Tembec is very proud to receive the Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor Award,” said James Lopez, Tembec President and CEO. Tembec has 8.8 million hectares of FSC-certified forestland under its management, he says, with the largest range of FSC-certified products in the marketplace.

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In 2001, Tembec was the first large-scale forestry company in Canada to seek third-party certification of all of its forest operations in accordance with FSC’s forest management standards, states a company press release. To date, Tembec has certified over 90% of the forest under its management.

Tembec is a diversified and integrated forest products company with operations principally located in North America and France. The company employs approximately 8,000 people. Tembec’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TBC. www.tembec.com


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