Ideas that Matter

Ideas that Matter: EducationSuperHighway

Sappi's past Ideas that Matter grant winner
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Past Sappi Ideas that Matter grant winner EducationSuperHighway is the leading non-profit focused on upgrading Internet infrastructure to enable digital learning in America's K-12 public schools. Check out their story.

America's schools need an upgrade. Digital learning can transform education, but it requires robust broadband. And today, 40 million students don't have the speed they need. That's 72% of all K-12 students in the US.

Sappi North America Opens 2015 'Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

15th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, May 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ Sappi North America today officially announced its call for 2015 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to show the world how design, specifically print, can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

Fifteen & Counting

Cheryl Heller’s presentation charts Sappi's Ideas that Matter's history and impact, as well as the evolving path of social design
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I’m very proud of the social responsibility platform that Sappi supports. My company focuses on three critical groups: communities, customers and employees. Part of our customer outreach includes the Sappi Ideas that Matter grant program, which awards grants to designers who help nonprofit organizations make a meaningful difference in the communities they support by using their skills, creativity and design thinking.

Changing Channels

Daniel Dejan discusses his resolutions for 2015
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At this time of year “resolution” is synonymous with “change”. We wish to lose weight, increase our exercise regime or improve our skills. For me, resolution is such a funny word as it’s mostly been a reference to the quality of images and output for printing. That said, even I make plans every year for the things I would like to focus on in the coming year. The most important issue for me in 2015 is twofold. First, I want to ensure that I am effectively communicating with creative professionals in order to inspire and educate.

Sappi Fine Paper Announces Recipients of the 15th Ideas that Matter Grant

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BOSTON, September 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the grant recipients of its 15th annual Ideas that Matter program, aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Ideas that Matter has funded over 500 nonprofit projects, contributing more than $12.5 million to causes that use design as a positive force in society.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Opens 2014 Ideas that Matter Call for Entries

Annual Grant Program Enables Creative Ideas for World-Changing, Social Good
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BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi Fine Paper North America today officially announced its call for 2014 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to showcase their skills as a powerful force for social good. Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program 15 years ago to create an innovative platform to fund designers who apply their creative talents to ideas that address significant issues facing our society.

Sappi's Ideas that Matter Program Featured in People Magazine: Teen Gives 4,000 Soccer Balls to Kids Around the World Who Can't Afford Them

Charity Ball has hand-delivered over 3,500 new, quality soccer balls to children in developing countries
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By Sharon Cotliar, People magazine article originally published 03/13/2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

One minute, 10-year-old Ethan King was standing alone, kicking his soccer ball around a dusty, deserted field during a trip to Mozambique, and the next, dozens of kids were playing soccer with him.

"It was crazy," says the Grand Haven, Mich., resident. "Everyone was screaming and laughing and having fun."

Sustainability Report 2013: Customers

Sappi is respected by customers as a thought leader in industry.
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Sappi has long been respected as a leading provider of educational information to the print industry and we are committed to continuing this legacy.  We also know that our sustainability performance is an integral element of our brand promise.

Buyers want to know that they are working with reputable suppliers, eliminating risk from their supply chain. In addition to quality products and services, we are delivering peace of mind to pulp and paper buyers.

[INFOGRAPHIC] A Better Tomorrow Starts Today

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Sappi Fine Paper North America recently announced the 11 grant recipients for its 14th annual Ideas that Matter program, the industry’s highly respected grant program aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Sappi's Ideas that Matter program has awarded over $12 million worldwide in grants to designers around the globe to support their work for nonprofit programs and organizations.

Sappi Fine Paper Announces Grant Recipients for the 14th Annual Ideas that Matter Program

Ideas that Matter is a highly respected grant program helping designers create projects for charitable causes
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BOSTON, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the 11 grant recipients for its 14th annual Ideas that Matter program, the industry’s highly respected grant program aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Sappi's Ideas that Matter program has awarded over $12 million worldwide in grants to designers around the globe to support their work for nonprofit programs and organizations.

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