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Domtar lance son site internet l’Académie de la forêt

L’outil éducatif relatif au monde de la fibre et destiné aux écoliers et enseignants a déjà atteint le cap des 25000 visiteurs.
Press Release

(3BL Media) Montréal - le 21 septembre 2012 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) annonce aujourd’hui le lancement du site Internet L’académie de la forêt. L’outil, créé il y a quelques mois, a atteint la barre des 25 000 visiteurs. S’inspirant de son prédécesseur Le site de l’arbre, un outil éducatif développé dans les années 90, ce nouveau site interactif fournit aux élèves en classe de primaire des jeux amusants et instructifs concernant les arbres et l’écologie.

Sappi Fine Paper North America's eQ Journal 004: Taking the Guilt Out of Paper Sets the Facts Straight

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(3BL Media) Boston, MA - April 3, 2012 - Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the release of eQ Journal 004, an in-depth, myth-busting look at sustainable forestry. Grounded in facts and science, this edition of eQ Journal presents how sustainable forestry protects air and water quality, supports biodiversity of plants and wildlife and results in healthier forests.

Keep America Beautiful Encourages All Americans to Plant Native Species on National Planting Day and Throughout the Fall Season

Sept. 8 to Mark First National Planting Day
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - September 6, 2012 - With the fall planting season now underway, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is encouraging the public, municipalities and civic leaders to plant and re-plant using native species instead of exotic and ornamental plants that are less adapted to local ecosystems.

Keep America Beautiful Launches National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 8 and throughout the Fall
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 14, 2012 - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and its partners are mobilizing Americans to support local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs, and plants through a new call to action. The first National Planting Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the KAB initiative continuing with activities through Nov. 30.

Waste Management Continues to Help Keep America Beautiful Improve Community Environments Across the Nation

Waste Management Awards 10 Think Green® Grants to KAB Affiliates for Innovative Projects and Programs
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - Aug. 6, 2012 - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) announced today that Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has awarded $10,000 individual grants to 10 KAB affiliates. The Waste Management Think Green® Grants are awarded to encourage community sustainability through local environmental efforts.

Domtar Dévoile son Cadre D’indicateurs de Performance en Matiére de Développment Durable Jusqu’en 2020

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(3BL Media) Montréal - le 28 juin 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) a publié aujourd’hui son Rapport sur la croissance durable pour l’année 2011, dévoilant ainsi les 35 indicateurs clés de performance qui orienteront les efforts de l’entreprise en matière de développement durable jusqu’en 2020. Ce cadre de travail fondé sur le développement durable s’appuie sur des années de leadership dans l’industrie sur les plans de la certification forestière et de la performance environnementale au niveau des usines, et sur des collaborations de longue date avec des ONG. 

Domtar Unveils 2020 Sustainability Indicator Framework

Press Release

(3BL Media) Montreal - June 28, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2011 Sustainable Growth Report, unveiling 35 key performance indicators that will shape the company’s sustainability efforts out to 2020.  This sustainability framework builds on years of industry leadership in forestry certification, mill-level environmental performance and longstanding ENGO collaborations. 

The Grass Just Got Greener: Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project Deepens its Roots with 100 Park Projects

Following a successful first year, the Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project aims to restore 10 times more green spaces across the country with the help of passionate Canadians
Press Release

(3BL Media) Toronto, ON - May 22, 2012 - With more than 900 Canadians stepping up to restore 10 green spaces across Canada in 2011, the Molson Canadian Red Leaf Project is finding more ways to make our awesome land even better this summer by hosting 100 greening projects across the country - a ten-fold increase over the previous year.

On Climate Messaging, the Devil is in the Details

US Ranks 121st out of 132 Countries on Climate Performance
Article

If climate change is humanity’s greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it. 

Regional Tree and Shade Summit receives Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

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