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International Paper Receives Sustainability Award in Spain

Community of Madrid Awards: International Paper recognized for its long-standing commitment to the circular economy.
Press Release

Madrid, Spain, March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper, a global leader in renewable packaging solutions, was recognized for its long-standing commitment to the circular economy during the third edition of the Community of Madrid Awards. The company received the award in the category "Sustainability in Paper and Packaging Solutions" in recognition of the significant sustainability contribution it is making in Spain.

Bayer Crop Science: First Strategic Partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” Initiative

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SAN JOSE, Calif., March 3, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Bayer Crop Science has become the first strategic partner in the “Living Soils of the Americas” initiative, launched by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and Professor Rattan Lal, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (CMASC), to tackle soil degradation – a phenomenon that is threatening countries’ capacity to sustainably satisfy their food demand.

International Paper Funds New Forestry Research at Four Universities


The role of academic research in forestry is essential to ensuring the sustainability of forests. Advancements in research can help land owners make sustainable forest management decisions; it plays an increasingly important role in how forest land owners manage their land, both as a natural climate solution and for their livelihoods. International Paper recognizes the important role of this research and has taken action by offering $500,000 in academic research grants since 2019.

Scotts and MLB Launch 2021 Field Refurbishment Grant Program

Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch & Three-Time MLB All-Star Ryan Howard Return as Ambassadors
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Marysville, OH, February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, the Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball will begin accepting submissions for the 2021 Scotts® Field Refurbishment Grant Program, which awards modern, playable youth baseball and softball field refurbishments to four communities in need within the United States.

Coalition Grows to Protect Biodiversity Globally


More than 50 countries around the world have joined a coalition that pledges to protect at least 30% of the world’s land and ocean by 2030. 

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People, co-chaired by the UK, France and Costa Rica, aims to get a global agreement this year at the Convention on Biodiversity’s COP15. 

The HAC launched this week at the One Planet Summit, hosted by the French president Emmanuel Macron, in a bid to halt biodiversity loss and species extinction, protect vital ecosystems and promote a global deal for nature and people. 

Pine Gate Renewables Plants Sustainable Future Through New Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., February 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pine Gate Renewables, a leading national utility-scale renewable energy developer, and the Arbor Day Foundation today announced a new partnership to replant trees impacted as a result of project development. Starting in 2021, Pine Gate will plant two trees for every one that is removed from their sites during new project construction.

CGF Forest Positive Coalition Launches Commodity Working Group on Beef

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February 16, 2021, /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action, a CEO-led initiative of leading consumer goods companies taking collective action for a forest positive future, has now launched a Beef Working Group as part of its ongoing efforts to remove deforestation, forest degradation and conversion from key commodity supply chains.

Save the Redwoods League Protects Nearly 15,000 Acres in Mendocino County

$24.7 million project secures conservation easements that permanently protect redwood forest from future subdivision and development
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Save the Redwoods League today announced the successful protection of Mailliard Ranch, a 14,838-acre property in southern Mendocino County and the largest coast redwood forest left in private family hands.

Nissan and the Arbor Day Foundation Join Forces to Plant 20,000 Trees in Europe in Celebration of 10 Years of Nissan Leaf

In celebration of the pioneering, fully electric Nissan LEAF, the company continues its long-term commitment to address environmental challenges and build a more sustainable future
Press Release

PARIS/LINCOLN, February 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Nissan, in collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation, will be setting-up new roots across Europe. Through a joint initiative to plant 20,000 trees in 2021, the partnership will benefit local communities and drive forward ambitions to combat climate change, reduce air pollution and ultimately enrich those lives of future generations.

Bringing Forest Restoration to Life


International Paper is a proud supporter of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the work it is leading to restore critical forestland in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. In this article published by WWF, get an inside look at how one team member of Copaíba-a well-regarded forest restoration organization in Brazil - is connecting people locally to make the work of WWF, International Paper and other supporters a reality.


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