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The Paper and Wood Products Industry Gives Back: Domtar

People are at the heart of our industry. So is being part of the communities that surround our mills and stepping up to lend a hand with community projects.

Forestry and Forest Products Sector Releases Global Sustainability Progress Report

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) released its biennial Sustainability Progress Report which demonstrates progress in seven key areas of sustainability. The 2021 report also highlights the forest products sector’s global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgia Tech Student Internationally Recognized for Innovative Forest-based Industry Research

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) joined the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) in presenting three young scientists with the 2021 Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Award at the ICFPA-hosted Global CEO Roundtable, a biennial gathering…

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Innovation in Sustainability

The paper and wood products industry is truly innovative. With new technologies and creative ideas, our members are creating products that are sustainable and responsibly manufactured. AF&PA member, WestRock designed and developed a proprietary fiber-based packaging…

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Innovation in Sustainability

The forest products industry leads with an approach that supports sustainable practices furthering the betterment of our planet. AF&PA member, The Price Companies began acquiring under managed agricultural and timberland to increase conservation and sustainability practices.

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Sustainable Water Use

Water is an essential part of the pulp and papermaking process, making water stewardship critical. AF&PA member Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, is challenging industry standards and innovating new methods for…

Spotlight in Brief: 2020 Sustainability Award Winner for Safety

Clearwater Paper implemented an enterprise-wide Environmental Health & Safety Excellence strategy focused on five key foundations to reduce and eliminate safety impacts to employees, contractors and communities.

Continuous Lessons in the Paper and Wood Products Industry

With a world of many possibilities, the opportunity to learn new skills and knowledge is endless. Stacy Brault, Corporate Environmental Engineer for Green Bay Packaging, values continuous learning and the opportunity to try something new, especially when it benefits the environment.

Process Engineer Gives Back to Hometown Paper Mill

Giving back to your community can be done in different ways. For Tori Van Thiel, it was giving back in the form of leadership and mentorship.

Sustainability and Equity: A Conversation with WestRock’s Chief Sustainability Officer

For Brandi Colander, sustainability is really about people. As chief sustainability officer at WestRock, she recognizes the important role we all play when it comes to sustainability and our relationship with renewable resources.