CSR Minute: Weyerhaeuser Has 100% of 20 M Timberland Acres in Sustainable Forestry Initiative; Telefonica 1 of 5 Euro Companies Cited as Green Services Leader by Verdantix

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CSR Minute: Weyerhaeuser Has 100% of 20 M Timberland Acres in Sustainable Forestry Initiative; Telefonica 1 of 5 Euro Companies Cited as Green Services Leader by Verdantix

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Weyerhaeuser Company has announced its 2010 sustainability performance results. Highlights include a reduction in water use as its cellulose fibers mills by 16 percent, compared to 2007, and a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent compared to 2000 levels. The report notes that 100 percent of the 20 million acres of timberland the company owns or manages in North America maintained certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative standard.

Telefonica has been recognized as a leader in green services by the “Green Quadrant” of Verdantix, a methodology by the analysis and research firm that evaluates telecommunications companies in Europe each year. Verdantix reports that Telefonica is one of five global companies operating in Europe that better integrate energy efficiency and sustainability criteria in their products and services. Other companies rated as leaders were Orange, BT, Swisscom, and AT&T.

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