Enduring Values / Constant Change

Enduring Values /
Constant Change

Our 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report reflects the broad and transparent disclosure we make on sustainability issues, and our social and economic impacts and results.

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Catalyst and Sustainability

  • Our fibre is derived from well-managed, sustainable North American forests
  • Our mills are low-carbon leaders in energy efficiency
  • We have long-lasting relationships with key environmental groups
  • We have best-in-class transparency in environmental reporting
  • We have leading renewable energy and waste management practices

Environment Policy  Fibre Chain of Custody Policy

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100% of our forest fibre is low risk using the FSC risk assessment process and comes with the SFI Certified Sourcing designation promoting responsible forestry activities

75%.

75% of our energy comes from renewable sources

46%.

46% of our solid waste is beneficially reused

38%

Our paper’s life-cycle carbon footprint is 38% of the industry average

33%

33% of our power is self-generated green electricity

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Long-standing relationships with 10 of North America’s leading environmental groups

ETHICAL FIBRE SOURCES

ETHICAL FIBRE SOURCES
  • All of our forest fibre comes from well-managed, sustainable North American Forests
  • Forest fibre sources include sawmill waste chips, forest logs, pulp logs, and recovered paper
  • ETHICAL FIBRE SOURCES We offer FSC®, PEFC™ and SFI® chain-of-custody certification

GREEN PIONEERS

GREEN PIONEERS
  • One of North America’s leaders in responsible paper products
  • Early innovator in light-weight papers which provide more printable paper using the same raw materials

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  • Implementing mill safety programs to deliver improved employee safety
  • Active outreach and partnerships with Indigenous Peoples and local communities

LEADING MANUFACTURING

LEADING MANUFACTURING
  • Our mills use environmental management systems and best-available technology to minimize emissions

INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS

INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS
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  • Up to 30% post consumer waste paper content in select products
  • FDA certification on select products
  • SAGE carbon-neutral on select products

Awards

  • Corporate Knights Top 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada for 11 consecutive years
  • EarthCare Award from the Sierra Club U.S. honouring individuals or organizations that have made a unique contribution to international environmental protection and conservation

Collaboration

  • Great Bear Rainforest partner since 1998 with Greenpeace, Sierra Club and STAND – with 85% of this globally unique forest now protected from industrial logging
  • World Wildlife Fund Climate Savers partner since 2005
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FSC = Forest Stewardship Council | SFI = Sustainable Forestry Initiative