Sappi Fine Paper North America Announces Successful Completion of $170M Major Capital Investment in North American Operations

Cloquet Pulp Mill Converted to Produce Specialised Cellulose Safely, On Time, Within Budget, and Exceeding Quality Specifications
Press Release

BOSTON, October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America announced today the successful completion of its US$170 million capital conversion project at the Cloquet Mill in Minnesota to produce Specialised Cellulose, which is used in textile and consumer goods markets. The conversion initiated in 2011, was accomplished on time, within budget, and safely.

A Pilot Kit for the 21st Century

by Josh Kendrick, Director, Flight Operations Technical, FedEx Express

For years, pilots have been carrying around their pilot kit.

What is in a pilot kit? Well, during the first day of ground school as a pilot, you are handed a stack of books. One book to describe how to fly the airplane, another book to describe the systems on the airplane, another book of company procedures, regulations and rules to follow…you get the idea. Oh wait…then there are all of the navigation charts that have all of the procedures and instructions on how to fly in and out of each individual airport.

The Secret Lifecycle of Recycled Paper

How well do you know the lifecycle of recycled paper?

As much as technology surrounds us, we are far from being a paperless society — from sales receipts to instruction manuals to children’s homework, paper is an intrinsic part of our society. Fortunately, paper is also fairly easy to recycle, and comes from a renewable (albeit slowly renewable) resource.

Sustainable Brands ’13: Hope and Strategies for the Future


By: Judy Sandford
Senior Strategist, Sustainability Communications

I attended the recent Sustainable Brands ’13 conference themed “From Revolution to Renaissance” and gained insights into the future of business and brand sustainability. Some sustainability conferences are all doom and gloom about the future, but this one had an upbeat attitude with a lot of hope based on solutions.

GreenBlue Launches Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products

Press Release

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Often what’s needed when discussing sustainability is a common language. This is true for many sectors as well as the forest products industry where recycled, certification, and climate change can mean many things to many people. The launch of GreenBlue’s Forest Products Working Group “Guidelines for Sustainable Paper Products” provides just that, helping build a bridge by focusing on the life cycle of paper products. Staple’s Jake Swenson said the Guidelines’ holistic focus is key.

NewPage, L.L.Bean & WWOA Join Forces On Program to Advance Certification of Private Forests in Wisconsin

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WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Aug. 21, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- NewPage announced today that it has teamed with L.L.Bean and the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA) in an effort to increase sustainably managed woodlands in six Central Wisconsin counties. The project partners will provide forest management assistance and third-party certification using certification standards of the American Tree Farm System to woodland owners at no cost.

Sprint Takes Customer-Centric Approach to Sustainability


By Kate Olsen

Last month, Sprint unveiled its latest green initiative - the ecoEnvelope(TM), a two-in-one reusable envelope that allows customers to receive and remit payment using the same envelope.  Sprint, # 3 on Newsweek's 2011 Green Rankings and Forest Ethics honoree, sets a good example to other corporations with its environmental sustainability and ‘intrapreneur’ philosophy to look for innovative resource reduction opportunities in the supply chain.  

Domtar Teams with Hatch Show Print® to Boost AIGA’S Design for Good

Limited Edition Poster to be Distributed at Boston’s HOW Design Conference in June
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 8, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has collaborated with Hatch Show Print® to create a limited edition poster that supports AIGA’s “Design for Good initiative – an effort to recognize and support pro bono social engagement design projects.


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