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AF&PA Announces Award-Winning Sustainability Projects

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) announced its 2021 Sustainability Award winners. These awards recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products manufacturing industry.

2030 Goal Strive for Zero Injuries

A Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 goal is to strive for zero injuries, emphasizing continual progress on reducing serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs).

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 Goals Print Brochure

Our ambitious new set of goals, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030, will further advance the role our industry plays in the circular economy and build on our achievements to improve our planet, our people and our communities.

Clearwater Paper: 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.  

Safety is our Mindset Serves as Paper Industry Employee Safety Motto

Safety is more than a goal for the paper and wood products industry — it’s a mindset. The people who develop, implement and monitor safety programs to help keep our employees safe are a key component to achieving “Goal Zero.”

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.

A New Paradigm for Preventing Serious Injuries and Fatalities

The forest products industry, like others, has embraced a new paradigm to help prevent serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) in the workplace. Safety professionals for many years acted under a paradigm based on the concept of the “Safety Triangle,” which assumed that if minor injuries at the…

WestRock Wins Two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards

WASHINGTON – The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized WestRock with two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year AF&PA has honored WestRock for their sustainability advancements. The awards were presented at AF&PA’s annual meeting on…