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Conveying Sustainability at Hawesville: Using Technology to Reduce GHG Emissions and Improve Safety

Domtar's Hawesville, Kentucky mill uses innovation to be more sustainable.
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Domtar’s Hawesville Mill has received national attention for its strong efforts in sustainability. The facility constructed a world-class chip conveyor that stretches from the Ohio River waterfront all the way to the mill’s gates. The technology moves wood chips from barges using the Mississippi River, Ohio River, and Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, all the way across a mile-long (1.6 km) chip conveyor to mill staging areas.

Domtar & SCA Restore Historic Waterfront in Plymouth, North Carolina

A Small Riverfront Town Gets a Big Overhaul Thanks to Volunteers from Domtar & SCA
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On June 11th, SCA teamed up with national supporter Domtar to refurbish a community boardwalk along the Roanoke River in Plymouth, North Carolina — helping to revitalize the waterfront and bring new visitors to this historic small town.

Corporate Environmental, Social, and Quality Achievements Highlighted in SCS Global Services’ Latest Annual Report

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May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Millions of acres of forestland and agricultural crops worldwide, thousands of business and consumer products, and a diverse range of companies and organizations earned recognition for environmental and social achievements from third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) in 2015.

Sappi North America Releases 2015 Sustainability Report

The seventh annual report in Sappi North America’s sustainability series highlights its excellent goal performance and a clear, aspirational vision for the future
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BOSTON, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the release of its 2015 Sustainability Report. The report showcases Sappi’s industry leading sustainability performance.

Bringing the Elk Back to Elk Country

How innovation in sustainability is helping to improve soil in parts of the Eastern US
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The successful re-establishment of a viable elk herd in the eastern United States is an example of what can be accomplished with innovative thinking.

Utilizing manufacturing byproducts, our Johnsonburg mill in Elk County, Pennsylvania, is playing a part in rehabilitating land scarred by decades of coal mining and making that land attractive to wildlife again.

Domtar's Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Forestry

Domtar — recognized by many as one of the first significant sustainability players in the pulp and paper industry — has taken a collaborative approach with its stakeholders to develop an accountability structure that emphasizes performance over promises.
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The following is a sponsored story by Domtar that originally appeared on GreenBiz.

Domtar Landowner Grim Locke Wins 2015 FSC Leadership Award

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Domtar is excited to announce that Grim Locke, a landowner who works with Domtar, has won the 2015 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Leadership Award. Grim owns over 2,200 acres of land and is proud to have secured FSC® certification through sustainable management practices intended to preserve and keep the land healthy for generations to come.

Grim is a true leader in the FSC community, demonstrating to his fellow small landowners how they can balance competing priorities, while helping to preserve their property for the future.  This award is an honor for Grim and his family who have been deeply connected to their land since the 1800s

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Domtar is excited to announce that Grim Locke, a landowner who works with Domtar, has won the 2015 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Leadership Award. Grim owns over 2,200 acres of land and is proud to have secured FSC® certification through sustainable management practices intended to preserve and keep the land healthy for generations to come.

Grim is a true leader in the FSC community, demonstrating to his fellow small landowners how they can balance competing priorities, while helping to preserve their property for the future.  This award is an honor for Grim and his family who have been deeply connected to their land since the 1800s

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Forest & Paper Products Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Forest & Paper Products Sector?
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November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Forest & Paper Products Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 18 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Forest & Paper Products Sector are:

Shared Value Insights from Arauco’s Charles Kimber

A series of four brief interviews from leading executives on the role of shared value in their organizations.
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In the face of complex global issues and societal needs, many companies are turning to shared value, a practice that seeks business opportunity in solving social problems. FSG interviewed leaders in various fields to gain a wider perspective on shared value practices. The result is a series of five minute interviews that provide insight on creating shared value from the corporate, non-profit, and investor perspective.

"Get in For More. It's Just Gooder."

From Forest to Factory, Taylor Guitars practices Eco-Responsibility at Every Level.
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Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug established Taylor Guitars in 1974 and have watched it evolve into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic, acoustic/electric and electric guitars.

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