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Kimberly-Clark Recognized by Forest Stewardship Council as a Forest Champion

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Celebrating its strongest group of award winners to date, the Forest Stewardship Council US presented its FSC Leadership Awards last night to a diverse group of organizations and individuals at Greenbuild 2016. Collectively their leadership shows that wood from FSC-certified, responsibly managed forests can meet society’s needs, across a wide array of sectors.

Forest Stewardship Council Recognizes Forest Champions

Awards Highlight Diverse Group of Leaders at Greenbuild 2016
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LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating its strongest group of award winners to date, the Forest Stewardship Council US presented its FSC Leadership Awards last night to a diverse group of organizations and individuals at Greenbuild 2016. Collectively their leadership shows that wood from FSC-certified, responsibly managed forests can meet society’s needs, across a wide array of sectors.

Domtar Sponsors FSC Friday 2016

Leader in North American certified paper production supports annual celebration
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On September 30th, 2016, Domtar sponsored FSC Friday, the annual event designed by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) to raise awareness about responsible forest management.

For over 20 years, FSC has worked to take care of forests and the people, plants, and animal species that depend on them. The FSC label gives assurance that wood, paper, and other forest products have been responsibly sourced from well-managed forests and/or recycled materials. FSC Friday is about sharing and promoting that message, so that our forests can remain forests for generations to come.

FSC® Honors Responsible Forestry Champions During Greenbuild

Five of the Award Winners Certified by SCS Global Services
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LOS ANGELES, October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates recipients of the 2016 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Leadership Awards, which “recognize excellence in the use of FSC certified products and commitment to responsible forest management.” Five of this year’s award recipients were certified to FSC standards by SCS.  FSC honored:

Forest Management: Killing The Goose

By Robert Hrubes
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A curious dilemma has emerged for the environmental community seeking to encourage companies to adopt sustainable production practices through the vehicle of market-based, voluntary certifications. Until this dilemma is resolved, it could drive the very companies who are engaged in the best practices away from participation in these certification programs.

The Voluntary Certification Paradigm

Celebrating Arbor Day: Millions of Acres of Forestland FSC Certified by SCS

Responsible Forestry and Chain of Custody Certification Snapshot
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Happy Arbor Day from SCS!

Forests are an integral part of a healthy environment and economy, in both rural and urban communities. Responsible forest management assures that wood resources are not over-harvested, protects sensitive ecosystems, sequesters greenhouse gases, and supports the livelihoods of indigenous people. SCS Global Services has been working since 1991 to independently certify companies and organizations at the cutting edge of sustainable forestry.

Tetra Pak Delivers 200 Billion FSC™ Labelled Packages

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April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak will have delivered 200 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) logo by the end of April 2016.

Since 2007, the number of Tetra Pak cartons bearing the FSC logo has increased steadily each year to reach 54 billion in 2015.  And the company expects that trend to accelerate as awareness amongst consumers grows ever higher.

The Evolution of Prepaid Phone Packaging

By Swathy Ramaswamy and Tammy Hurt
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We are working to improve the sustainability of our prepaid phone packaging throughout its entire life cycle.  We focus on reducing the amount of material used, utilizing materials from renewable sources, increasing recycled content and end-of-life recyclability, and improving the efficiency for transporting the packages. 

Forests For All Forever

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Household consumption drives 60 percent of economic activity globally. Yet too often, our consumption is synonymous with environmental and social degradation.

Three Steps to Move from Setting Sustainable Goals to Taking Action

Domtar is working with landowners to help grow certification efforts in the sustainable paper industry. Here’s what the company has learned
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In today’s competitive market, organizations of all types are setting their sights on ambitious sustainability goals. Rather than settling on the status quo, companies are pushing themselves to establish objectives that will set them apart. Builders aim for LEED certification, appliance manufacturers offer Energy Star certified products, and in the forest products industry, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification is the gold standard.

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