During Climate Week NYC 2021, Sophie Beckham, Chief Sustainability Officer, International Paper and Nathan Truitt, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, American Forest Foundation (AFF) discussed how the Family Forest Carbon Program enables companies to tap into the front end of their fiber-based supply chain as part of their climate strategy.
Urgent action is required to limit global temperature rises and the role of business is key. Hosted by Innovation Forum from September 27-29, 2021, this climate action conference will focus entirely on supply chain decarbonization.
International Paper is acutely aware that forests are “the lungs of the landscape,” says Chief Sustainability Officer Sophie Beckham. That’s why the company, which serves 25,000 customers in 150 countries around the world, has developed a close partnership with The Nature Conservancy.
Beckham chatted with us recently about what the two organizations have done together. Here’s the condensed interview.
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We have the opportunity for a clean rebuild of the economy post Covid-19, and businesses must build new levels of resilience and understand that financial sustainability now means low carbon. Reuters invited International Paper to their virtual Transform USA conference on October 1-2, 2020 to discuss “Delivering a Green, Clean and Inclusive Rebuild Post COVID-19.”
Sophie Beckham to lead strategy to accelerate the company’s sustainability efforts
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 19, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP), a leading producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has named its first-ever chief sustainability officer as it prepares to advance its contributions to the circular economy. Sophie Beckham will lead the company’s recently announced Vision 2030, which demonstrates its commitment to building a better future for people, the planet and the company.