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Sappi North America's Environmental Responsibility: Forestry

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We approach environmental responsibility from a holistic perspective grounded in life cycle thinking—looking carefully at raw material use, energy generation, manufacturing and the end of life of our products. We work across the supply chain to drive change within our spheres of influence.

Forest Legality and Traceability

Washington Hawthorn: A Symbol of Hope

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Crataegus phaenopyrum

Native to the southeast U.S., the Washington hawthorn was first discovered by an unknown explorer and taken to England in the late 1600s. It was commercially grown in Georgetown and became popular around Washington D.C., its namesake. The Washington hawthorn was originally a shrub, but grew popular in its tree form. In natural settings, the Washington hawthorn grows in a wild and unkept pattern.

Healing an Ailing Forest

Annual prescribed burns at SCE’s Shaver Lake help keep the forest healthy and safe from wildfires
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As a biologist trained to preserve wildlife and their habitat, you would think Stephen Byrd would have reservations about setting a fire in the tinder-dry Sierra Nevada.

For Sustainable Business, Collaboration is the New Competition

by Leon Kaye
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Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often find themselves boxed in by customer demand. On one hand, more shoppers say they want to purchase more sustainable products, but many are not willing to pay a premium. And although most consumers still base their purchases largely on price and performance, the trends are clear: Environmental sustainability is expected. This applies to not only products, but also packaging.

Domtar and the Rainforest Alliance Host Landowner Event

Domtar and Rainforest Alliance Work Toward Better Forest Management
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More than 70 woodland owners interested in the future health of forestland, biodiversity and the planet recently learned about sustainable woodland management at a daylong event hosted by the Rainforest Alliance and Domtar at our Kingsport Mill in Tennessee.

Domtar Monthly Minute | March 2017

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Celebrating Forests

We all know the benefits of forests - that they absorb carbon, help oxygenate the planet, prevent soil erosion and cool the earth. Earlier this month, Domtar joined the world in celebrating the noble tree on International Day of Forests. Hear from Domtar's vice president of sustainability and communications on the importance of forests, and what the company is doing to ensure they continue to thrive.

Protecting Our Business While Safeguarding Forests

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DALLAS, February 15, 2017, /3BL Media/ – As one of the world’s largest buyers of market pulp, Kimberly-Clark knows that protecting forests is critical to addressing climate change, conserving terrestrial biodiversity and ensuring a resilient, healthy supply chain, so sustaining this natural resource through responsible forestry is just one of the ways we care for the planet.

Changing Sustainability Norms in the World's Forests

An Auditor's Eye Witness Account
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“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” 

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