Domtar, the Forest Stewardship Council® and Procter & Gamble brands Charmin and Bounty recently hosted two social media influencers during a sustainable forestry tour. It’s just one way we’re helping to raise awareness for the next generation of digital natives.
The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.
FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and ISO 19011
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SCS Global Services and SmartCert are hosting a Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) training event in early December in Montreal. The training is for potential auditors, as well as stakeholders, certificate holders, or prospective certificate holders looking to strengthen their knowledge about FSC Forest Management, FSC Chain of Custody, and the principles of auditing from ISO 19011.
Much of Domtar’s sustainable forestry management occurs out of the public eye, often on large tracts of land that are miles away from neighborhoods and commercial development. As a result, our tree harvesting operations usually have minimal impact on nearby residents. But urban tree harvesting requires a unique approach.
For years, people have debated the question of whether paper derived from wood pulp can truly be environmentally friendly. To answer this question, you must consider the sustainability of the source of the wood or other materials used for fiber production, the amount of fiber, water, energy, and other resources used in production, the amount and fate of pollutants generated during the production process, and the potential recyclability or biodegradability of the end product. In short, the entire product life-cycle.
When recycled beverage cartons are given a new life, we protect natural resources, reduce climate impact and contribute to communities. On World Environment Day, find out how we work with partners to drive recycling around the world.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that Dave Bubser, a world-renowned forest resource management and certification expert, has joined the company as its new Vice President of Forestry Services. Bubser now oversees international business for SCS’ forest-based certification programs in the company’s Natural Resources division, providing strategic and operational guidance and support to Program Directors, and focusing on client relations, sales and marketing, auditing key accounts, and special projects.
Essity has shown its commitment to transparency by participating in the Environmental Paper Company Index 2017 (EPCI). The Group receives an overall score of 78.7% and 94% out of a maximum of 100% for its responsible fiber sourcing. The EPCI is a WWF tool that promotes transparency and continual improvement in the global pulp, paper and packing sector towards sustainability.
The Index assesses how a company´s performance and targets on responsible sourcing, clean production and EMS/reporting change over time.