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FLA Recognizes Enviva As Its Corporate Partner of the Year

The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognizes Enviva for the work it does with private forest landowners.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Forest Landowners Association (FLA) recognized Enviva as its 2021 Corporate Partner of the Year for the work it does with private forest landowners.

WWF Launches “Forests Forward,” a Global Program to Help Companies Deliver Lasting Science-Driven Strategies to Benefit Nature, Climate and People

Participants include HP Inc.; International Paper Company; Kimberly-Clark; Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; and Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Press Release

June 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) launched “Forests Forward,” a new program that engages with companies and other stakeholders around the globe to deliver effective nature-based strategies for forests that help achieve their business and sustainability goals. Working together, WWF and participating businesses aim to realize meaningful, long-term benefits for nature, climate and people.

Can Wildfires Be Prevented?

Words by Dan Lambe
Article

Wildfire devastation grows annually as rising global temperatures lead to more frequent and intense fires. The number of people affected by wildfires grows as a result, with housing developments in high-risk fire zones putting 4.5 million U.S. homes in danger. Of the top 10 wildfires in California history, five occurred in 2020.

Small Landowners Are Untapped Heroes in the Fight Against Climate Change

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Article

Forests are fundamentally linked to climate change, both as a cause and a solution. Clearing and mismanagement of forests contribute about 12 percent of global carbon emissions. But forests also act as a carbon sink, absorbing carbon dioxide, as well as regulating water flows and protecting the rich biodiversity and communities that depend on them. 

The Role of Collaboration in Driving Forest Restoration

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Article

Despite progress over the past decade in government commitments to combating climate change and protecting forests, corporate “no-deforestation” and human rights policies, and significant investments to support sustainable forest management, the rate of natural forest loss continues to increase. Forest loss impacts not only the environment, but also approximately 1.3 billion forest communities and Indigenous Peoples who rely on forests for their livelihoods.

Dairyland Partners With Arbor Day Foundation to Plant 72,000 Trees and Help Restore Forests Nationwide

The effort is part of an initiative to encourage auto and motorcycle insurance customers to choose paperless billing
Press Release

STEVENS POINT, Wis., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Dairyland® has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation to help regenerate forests from coast to coast in communities where the auto and motorcycle insurance brand has a strong customer presence.

Dairyland, a brand of Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance, worked with the Arbor Day Foundation to identify locations where forest regeneration is needed due to natural disasters and other threats. Dairyland will plant more than 72,000 trees—one for each customer who chose paperless billing in 2020.

New Publication from CGF Forest Positive Coalition Illustrates Consumer Goods Companies' Collective Strategy for Driving End to Commodity-Driven Deforestation

Press Release

PARIS, 31 March 2021 — Six months after being officially launched at New York Climate Week, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action has published its first-ever report,  “Taking Root: Embarking on the Forest Positive Journey,” which offers a comprehensive illustration of the Coalition’s strategy to lead cross-sector efforts

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Article

While the human and environmental costs of climate change play out before our eyes — from a devastating wildfire season on the U.S. West Coast to severe storms brewing in the Atlantic — an alarming new report makes the future economic costs all the more clear.

Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

Stream a Replay of the Climate Week event with International Paper and The Nature Conservancy
Article

How we manage forests is a critical, yet often overlooked, solution in the fight against climate change. Improvements to land stewardship – Natural Climate Solutions – could cost-effectively avoid 11 gigatons of CO2 emissions per year, or one third of the mitigation needed to meet global climate commitments.

Climate Week NYC 2020: Don't Miss International Paper and The Nature Conservancy Discuss Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

International Paper to host first Climate Week event, the biggest climate summit of the year presented by the Climate Group.
Article

Climate Week, an annual event hosted by the Climate Group, is the biggest climate summit taking place this year, and International Paper will be hosting its first #ClimateWeekNYC event during the summit.

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