Domtar's Sustainable Forestry Principles

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Domtar's Sustainable Forestry Principles

This campaign features content brought to you by Domtar Pulp & Paper’s Sustainable Forestry Principles. We believe that the choices we make should leave the forests that we depend on, and the communities we’re a part of, better off for the long term. Our Sustainable Forestry Principles help make this belief a reality by requiring transparency, collaboration and accountability in all of our fiber procurement transactions. Learn more about the Sustainable Forestry Principles at

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Type 1 Ecolabels Help Keep the Forest Viable
The concept of forest certification, which ensures that the forests used to create pulp and paper products will continue to remain environmentally viable after harvest, has existed for more than 20 years. Ecolabels, including Type 1 ecolabels like ECOLOGO® and EU Ecolabel, help consumers easily identify products sourced from...
Aug 17, 2018 8:25 AM ET
Promoting Sustainably-Managed Woodlands One Parcel at a Time
By Dan Persica and Andrew Goldberg It’s a little-known fact that more than 75 percent of forestland in the southeastern region of the United States is owned by private woodland owners. Most people assume that this swath of the Appalachian Mountains is either federally held or the property of corporations in the business of making and selling wood-fiber based products such as...
Sep 29, 2017 9:15 AM ET
For Sustainable Business, Collaboration is the New Competition
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often find themselves boxed in by customer demand. On one hand, more shoppers say they want to purchase more sustainable products, but many are not willing to pay a premium. And although most consumers still base their purchases largely on price and performance, the trends are clear: Environmental sustainability is expected. This applies to not only...
Jun 29, 2017 9:15 AM ET
America’s Small Landowners: One Forest at a Time
Small landowners are the unsung heroes of the U.S. forest industry. We often think of public forests as the key source of the U.S. wood supply, but in fact, that resource only amounts to about a quarter of the total acreage that is harvested for wood products in the U.S. The rest comprises stock supplied by landowners that have dedicated their acreages to maintaining U.S. forest growth and...
Jun 27, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Supports Elimination of Illegal Logging Through Lacey Act
Illegal logging has some obvious effects, such as the destruction of forests and ecosystems, but it also results in economic and social effects that aren’t always apparent. According to a study commissioned by the ...
Jun 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET