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Our Commitment to Community for a Just Society

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We're proud to continue our partnership with organizations that are dedicated to breaking down barriers. From Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta to Habitat for Humanity, Georgia-Pacific is committed to investing in organizations making a difference.

Georgia-Pacific Employee Spotlight: Nakiya Nix

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As a dry end production coordinator at our lumber mill in Talladega, Alabama, Nakyia Nix is known as a lumberjack by those closest to her.

Learn what being a woman in manufacturing has taught Nakyia about herself and her career path.

Reducing Landfill Waste, One Cup at a Time

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A simple cup of coffee on your way to work is often a much-needed jolt of energy at the start of the day. But once you’re done, what happens to the cup next isn’t so simple.

Day after day, those disposable cups start to accumulate, particularly during this time when many coffee shops are refusing to fill customers’ reusable mugs. And that’s a challenge quick-service restaurants such as McDonald’s and Starbucks are looking to partners like Georgia-Pacific to help overcome. 

Sustainable Business: 6 Ways Georgia-Pacific is Leading Industry in Sustainability

Georgia-Pacific’s 2020 sustainability report highlights investments in renewable energy, reduced emissions and recycled resources
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From paper towels to building materials, employees at Koch company Georgia-Pacific make products used by millions every day. Focused on the long term, we work to constantly improve and innovate – both in the products we make and how we make them – to benefit our customers, employees, communities, the environment and society. Georgia-Pacific has released a sustainability report that delivers a comprehensive view of recent initiatives and investments to use energy more efficiently, reduce more emissions and recycle more resources.

Building the Bridge to a Better Life

How a Georgia-Pacific lawyer helped a deserving Georgia woman earn a pardon – and a new start
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Close friends and coworkers know Gwen Boyd-Willis as a woman of faith. They call her “The Bridge” in her ministry because she's always there to connect people in their time of need.

“I help people get the help that they need,” Gwen said. “If I can't help you, I'll find somebody that can.”

First Responders Answering The Call

When emergencies strike, first responders like Shannon Johnsey take charge.
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It was May 13 at 9:42 p.m. The days were getting longer as summer was just around the corner. That night, the sky was clear and stars pierced the dark Oklahoma sky. Shannon Johnsey was sitting on his patio, enjoying the calm evening, when he got the alarm. He immediately sprang into action. Within seconds, he was in his truck and headed to Muskogee, Oklahoma, where the Georgia-Pacific (GP) paper mill – his mill – was on fire.

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