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Forest Carbon Offsets are Helping to Change the GHG Landscape

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By Scott Eaton, SCS Global Services

Organizations around the world are harnessing the power of the land to sequester carbon dioxide in the fight to mitigate climate change.  Stepped up efforts by environmental non-governmental organizations, private project developers, and municipalities to maintain and enhance healthy forests are delivering direct climate benefits, and in many cases, financial returns as well.

Carbon Offset Projects Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Sappi's Jennifer Miller Reflects on Community Engagement as Key to Success

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Jennifer Miller, Chief Business Sustainability Officer, reflects on how customer, colleague and community connections build stronger companies. 

An International Dialogue With Sappi's Sustainability Leadership

Jennifer Miller and Valli Moosa exchange thoughts on sustainable forestry
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Sappi Limited board member and SETS Committee Chair Valli Moosa and Sappi North America’s Chief Business Sustainability Officer Jennifer Miller exchange thoughts on sustainable forestry.

The Future of Forestry: Domtar’s Use of Drones

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Domtar’s Ashdown, Arkansas mill has used drone technology since 2016 to save time, improve efficiencies and help keep its foresters safe.

Domtar’s Ashdown, Arkansas mill uses drone technology to complete critical forestry tasks:

  • Faster
  • Safer
  • More efficiently

Here are three ways drones are changing forestry as we know it:

1) Easily spotting diseases and infestations. Here, significant beetle damage was found, as indicated by the dead and dying trees below.

Building an Economy That Works for Everyone

By Betsy Biemann, CEO and Keith Bisson President, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
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Last year, as Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) conducted a strategic review as part of its leadership transition, we found ourselves asking the same questions that were being asked across the country, on both sides of the political aisle. At the heart of those questions was the recognition that our economy is not working for everyone. And a major takeaway was that rural regions, gateway cities, and the people who live there were being left behind.

Essity Pledges Responsible Sourcing of Fiber in Vancouver Declaration

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The Vancouver Declaration is a public promise made by companies across the globe to work towards more sustainable sourcing of forest products. It also acts as an endorsement of FSC as our supplier of choice for certification of forest products. The Vancouver Declarations have also been signed by other sustainable companies, such as IKEA and H&M.      

Sappi North America Awarded Johnson & Johnson Rising Star Award for Sustainability

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Sappi North America was a proud recipient of the Johnson & Johnson 2015 Rising Star Sustainability Award. The award comes after Sappi helped the company create and implement Johnson & Johnson’s US Commercial Paper Program.

Sappi North America Wins 2017 AF&PA Sustainability Award for Safety

Recognized for over Two Million Hours Worked Without Lost Time Injury project
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WASHINGTON, Novemeber 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The American Forest & Paper Association (

Forest Management Helps Sustain Maine Farm

Sappi North America's local initiatives help businesses thrive
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Bill Randall is working hard to sustain the 400-acre family farm he inherited from his father. “A village idiot can have anything given to him. It takes a genius to keep it,” Bill jokes. The Sappi Forestry program is helping Bill manage the land for the long term.

Sappi North America Continues to Lower Emissions

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Our pulp and paper products are derived from renewable resources, made with high levels of renewable energy, and are designed to be reused or recycled. While it is difficult to identify a more sustainable industry than forest products, not all companies perform equally when it comes to operating safely and sustainably. We track our progress annually and offer an updated view of our performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste.

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