Considering how much of our time is spent with them each week, our coworkers can sometimes feel like a second family, providing us with much-needed support and a sense of belonging to something greater than ourselves. The best organizations foster this attitude and build it into their hiring practices when looking for new team members that will slot seamlessly into their existing office environment.
ANGIE, La. - Students at Wesley Ray Elementary School are learning how paper is made thanks to Scot Martin, a paper machine technical assistant who works on International Paper’s Industrial Packaging team in the company’s Bogalusa, La. Mill. Scot demonstrated the paper-making process for the school's summer program students.
International Paper donation to Mid-South Food Bank provides additional support to fight food insecurity in the company’s hometown
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper has made a $210,000 donation to Mid-South Food Bank to support year-round hunger relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $100,000 pledge to support the organization’s ability to respond to food insecurity in its 31-county service region.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Pride Month is celebrated annually in June. Pride month honors the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village, a neighborhood in New York City and the cradle of the modern LGBTQ+ rights movement, that served as the tipping point for the gay liberation movement in the United States. At the time, police raids on bars catering to LGBTQ+ patrons were common, but that night, the patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought back.
The time for ecosystem restoration is now. With the launch of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, nature-based solutions are getting tremendous attention, including the potential for forests to mitigate climate change.
International Paper donation to Reading Is Fundamental provides additional support beyond the company’s Books for Ownership program commitment
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $20,000 donation to Reading Is Fundamental to support national literacy efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 annual commitment to support the organization’s Books for Ownership program, which distributes free books and reading resources in International Paper communities.
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and International Paper, through their Forestland Stewards partnership, are awarding nine grants to support habitat restoration efforts within the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley region of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee, as well as the greater Mississippi Alluvial Valley region of Oklahoma and Texas.
International Paper donation to American Red Cross provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $170,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support year-round humanitarian relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 pledge to support the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).
International Paper Grande Prairie Mill Donated 1,600 Butterfly Kits to Area Schools
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta, June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Paper Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, mill, through the International Paper Foundation, has provided an unforgettable, hands-on learning experience for children in its community. Nearly 1,600 elementary students across 40 area schools received butterfly kits and recently released their Painted Lady butterflies into the world.
Global program will help companies deliver lasting science-driven strategies to benefit nature, climate and people
International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, is among the first five companies in the United States to partner with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the launch of a new global program called “Forests Forward.” The program, announced today, engages with companies and other stakeholders around the globe to deliver ef