Domtar EarthChoice July Monthly Minute


A New Way to Convey Sustainability

How do you reduce the need for 50,000 truck trips a year, avoiding the air emissions equal burning 100,000+ gallons of fuel? Domtar's Hawesville, KY mill found a creative strategy to do just that. Learn how 24/7 technology, the Ohio River and a mile-long structure resembling a roller coaster helped eliminate over half-a-million miles of mill traffic annually.

Timberland Commissions Study to Test Feasibility of Reintroducing Cotton as Haitian Export Crop

Timberland, Smallholder Farmers Alliance and Impact Farming Join Forces to Explore Expansion of Successful Sustainable Agroforestry Model in Haiti
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STRATHAM, N.H., March 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland, Impact Farming and Haiti-based Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) today announced the launch of a new feasibility study exploring the possibility of reintrod

Meeting the Gold Standard in Corporate Sustainability

Measuring a company’s success in responsible corporate sustainability

Social and environmental responsibility are more than just words

Are companies in the energy sector socially and environmentally responsible? How do you prove it?

International ‘sustainability’ investment experts — with the evidence to back it up — think they have the answers.

In fact, they believe that long-term survival for organizations has become increasingly dependent on their skillset in navigating sustainability issues and complex societal challenges. And many companies are doing exactly that.

What Do Electronic Waste, Shoes and Fettuccine Have in Common? Ask Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors!

Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors, now mobilized at 21 of our sites, were more active than ever in 2015.
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What do electronic waste, shoes and fettuccine have in common? Ask Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors!

Research shows that employees who are passionate about sustainability at home would like to see those same practices valued at work. These folks are known as sustainability champions and in their case; leadership is a role, not a position. Sustainability champions lead by example, benefitting both themselves and the organization as a whole.

2016: The Year Ahead

An Insightful Look at the Economy and the Election

(From the Economy to the Election how should careful investors proceed)

By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

Portioned Coffee: An April Fool’s Attitude - A Critical Look At What Is True

By Daniel Weston, Global Head of Creating Shared Value (CSV), Nespresso

Let me start by saying that I don’t expect you to believe what you are about to read. Why should you take an opinion of an executive of a multi-national at face value?

Aramark Transitions to 100% Sustainably Sourced Tuna

Aramark to purchase only sustainably sourced canned skipjack and albacore tuna in the U.S.
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., October 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of food, facilities management, and uniforms, announced today that it will transition to 100% sustainably sourced canned skipjack and albacore tuna in the U.S. by April 1, 2016. Sustainably sourced tuna minimizes by-catch levels and helps maintain fish populations.

How Nespresso gambled on reviving coffee in South Sudan

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The first coffee to be exported from the new country of South Sudan will be available to consumers in the coming weeks. And the story of how Suluja — a bold, silky textured coffee with intense aromas — came to be created is no ordinary one.

Business On the Front Lines In the Fight Against Deforestation

by Jeff Hayward

Forests are an indispensable piece of the climate puzzle, which is why they’re prominent in the U.N.’s new Sustainable Development Goals, and why they will also loom large at the COP21 Paris climate talks.


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