- International Paper (NYSE:IP) Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report

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The report highlights the Company's sustainability commitment in every aspect of the business
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(3BL Media) May 24, 2012 - International Paper has released its 2011 Sustainability Report that showcases the company’s new suite of 12 voluntary sustainability goals.

“At International Paper, sustainability is more than a business practice,” said Chairman and CEO John Faraci. “Stewardship of the forestland and surrounding habitat is ingrained in our company’s DNA.”

The company expects to reach a number of goals by 2020, which include:
•  15% improvement of energy efficiency in purchased energy use
•  20% absolute reduction in global GHG emissions (Scope 1 and 2) associated with the production of products
•  15% global increase in third party certified fiber volume.

Sustainability highlights from 2011 include the following:
•  Awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Climate Leadership Award
•  Met 71 percent of global paper mill energy requirements with renewable biomass
•  Total Safety Incident Rate decreased to its lowest rate ever.

The report highlights International Paper’s sustainability commitment in every aspect of the business.  “At every point of the International Paper supply chain – from the design of our paper and packaging, to the people and manufacturing processes, to end-use recycling and other beneficial uses,  International Paper strives for a sustainable product life cycle,” added Faraci.

This report, available in print and online, achieves a B-level application of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) guidelines. To view the report or request a printed copy, please visit

About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global paper and packaging company with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include uncoated papers and industrial and consumer packaging, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company.


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