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Domtar Difference Makers

Difference Makers celebrates Domtar’s employees, partners and customers who are making a difference every day by volunteering in their local communities, pushing the envelope on product innovation, promoting sustainable forest management and much more. Every Difference Makers story showcases someone who has had a positive impact within Domtar’s network across one of four key areas: innovative manufacturing, smarter business, local communities and environmental responsibility.

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Domtar's Featured Difference Maker: Anne Springs Close, South Carolina’s Philanthropic Powerhouse
As a young child, Anne Springs Close heard the statement often: “It’s a sin to be indoors on a sunny day.” Today, at the age of 91, it continues to be a guiding principle and the early inspiration for her life’s work. Raised in Fort Mill, Close is the daughter of fighter pilot and textile tycoon Colonel Elliot White Springs and Frances Hubbard Ley Springs. She attended Smith...
Nov 1, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar's Featured Difference Maker: Felimar Figueroa, Founder of Amie La Foundation Des Immigrants
When Felimar Figueroa calls family at home in Venezuela, the conversations are often unbearable and repetitive. Her mother’s diabetes is poorly controlled due to lack of proper medication. The family is hungry because grocery store shelves are empty. They fear for their safety, whether inside their home or walking through Cumana, the small beach town where Figueroa was born and raised...
Jul 6, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar's Featured Difference Maker: Karen Calder, Executive Director of Classroom Central
In the months following 9/11, Karen Calder searched for a way to better serve her community. One day, she read a feasibility study about a new project called Classroom Central, a proposed nonprofit aimed at providing school supplies to children living in poverty. The study moved her to tears. “I knew if they offered me the job...
Jun 13, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Andrew Tremblay and the WWF-Canada’s CN Tower Climb for Nature
The CN Tower is an unmistakable landmark in the Toronto skyline. Standing at 1,815 feet tall, the tower held the Guinness Book of World Records’ title for the world’s tallest tower for 34 years. Ten years ago, Domtar’s Andrew Tremblay — dressed in his black running shorts and a Domtar T-shirt — sized up up the...
Apr 18, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Domtar Difference Makers: Khloe Thompson & Stephanie Arnold Help Homeless Women
Through Khloe’s efforts, four generations of women are working together to provide help for homeless women through Khloe Kares. This small but heartfelt initiative provides basic necessities to homeless women in and near Fullerton, California. How do you make a difference in your community? Khloe: I started Khloe Kares when...
Jan 19, 2017 9:30 AM ET