2017 Sustainability Award Winners





Resolute Forest Products


Resolute Forest Products - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Awards Winner


Leadership in Sustainability
Energy Efficiency / Greenhouse Gas Reduction


Resolute's GHG Reduction Program


Seth Kursman







International Paper


International Paper - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winner


Leadership in Sustainability
Sustainable Forest Management


Certified Forest Management

Mark Sutton, Jeremy Poirier, Chris Keuleman







Sappi North America


Sappi North America - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winner


Leadership in Sustainability
Safety (Large Company)


Cloquet Mill - Over Two Million Hours Worked Without Lost Time Injury


 ​Sarah Manchester






Seaman Paper Company


Seaman Paper Company - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winner

Leadership in Sustainability
Safety (Small Company)


Raising the Reels for Safety


Ryan Lichwell, Gene Reardon







WestRock Company 


WestRock Company - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winner


Leadership in Sustainability
Water (Large Company)

 

Covington Mill Power Boiler Ash Handling Systems

Steve Voorhees, Bob Feeser






American Eagle Paper Mills


American Eagle Paper Mills - 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winner
Leadership in Sustainability
Water (Small Company)


 Project Phoenix


​Scott Igoe, Jason Shade







​WestRock Company

WestRock Company - 2017 AF&PA Innovation in Sustainability Award Winner
​Innovation in Sustainability 


Moving Products the Green Way


 ​Bob Feeser, Drew McAlpin, Bill Merrigan, Steve Voorhees








The 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winners


The 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award Winners

Front row (l-r): Ryan Lichwell (Seaman Paper Company), Scott Igoe (American Eagle Paper Mills), Sarah Manchester (Sappi North America), Seth Kursman (Resolute Forest Products), Bob Feeser (WestRock Company), Jeremy Poirier (International Paper), Drew McAlpin (WestRock Company)

Back row (l-r): Gene Reardon (Seaman Paper Company), Jason Shade (American Eagle Paper Mills), Mike Grimm (American Eagle Paper Mills), Linda Massman (AF&PA Board Chair), Donna Harman (AF&PA President & CEO), Bill Merrigan (WestRock Company), Mark Sutton (International Paper), Chris Keuleman (International Paper), Steve Voorhees (WestRock Company)