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Domtar Met À Jour Son Outil En Ligne – La Trace Papier

La dernière version inclut des produits supplémentaires ainsi qu’une usine
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(3BL Media) Montréal - le 20 juin 2012 – Afin de renforcer la transparence de son calculateur de ressources inégalé dans l’industrie, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) a annoncé aujourd’hui une mise à jour de son site primé, La Trace papier (www.latracepapierdomtar.com). Cette nouvelle version permet l’ajout d’une panoplie de produits et d’une usine supplémentaire pour aider, entre autres, les clients à en apprendre davantage sur les impacts environnementaux et sociaux des usines de papier Domtar.

Domtar Releases Updates to its Online Tool – The Paper Trail

Latest Version Includes Additional Products, Mill
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(3BL Media) Montreal - June 20, 2012 - To bolster its industry-leading transparency tool, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced an expansion of its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com).  The move adds more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.

The Hershey Company Lanza un Programa Para Restaurar el Cultivo de Cacao en el Sur de México

Meta: Mejorar el sustento de los pequeños agricultores de cacao y hacer que el cultivo productivo del cacao regrese al antiguo lugar donde se domesticó el cacao
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Video Interview: Mike Wallace of GRI at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference

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Recorded live at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference on June 9, 2012, Mike Wallace speaks about how his work as Director of Focal Point USA for the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides sustainability reporting standards and guidelines, advances the new economy movement. "Unless we have data that's comparable put out in a standardized form, we can't make any decisions or pass any judgments" about sustainability, says Wallace.

GM Reaches Century Mark in Landfill-Free Facilities

Automaker recycled or reused 2.6 million metric tons at its plants worldwide in 2011
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(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 19, 2012 - A single plastic bag of household garbage represents more trash going to a landfill than 100 General Motors facilities combined.

Sterling Planet Supplies Wind for First North American Event Labeled “WindMade"

Environmental impacts of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2012 100% offset with wind
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 19, 2012 – Sterling Planet has supplied wind renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exposition, making the June event in Atlanta the first in North America to be labeled by WindMade as 100% powered by wind.

World Day to Combat Desertification: Scientists, Politicians and NGOs Call Rio+20 to Secure Healthy Soils

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  - June 19, 2012 - Scientists, politicians and civil society groups called world leaders, who will meet at Rio+20 on 20-22 June, to adopt a target to secure healthy soils and to halt land degradation.

The call came during the global observance event of 2012 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17 June in Rio de Janeiro, just a few days before the start of the Rio+20 Conference.  The event was held under the theme “Healthy soil sustains your life: LET’S GO LAND-DEGRADATION NEUTRAL”.

Public Comment Period Extended for a New Standard for Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Products and Services (LEO-SCS-002)

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - June 18, 2012 - Leonardo Academy announced that the public comment period for the new draft standard for Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Products and Services (LEO-SCS-002) is extended to July 10, 2012 due to popular demand and to maximize the opportunity for additional public comments.

Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum Daily Wrap: 18 June

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(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro - June 18, 2012 - The following announcements were made today during the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum. 

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