Domtar is a firm believer in giving back. Our corporate citizenship aligns with three pillars: literacy, health and wellness, and sustainability. Find out how we made the world a better place in 2016.
Since 2000, Domtar has worked with the Rainforest Alliance to preserve the integrity of North American forests and promote biodiversity conservation through responsible paper production. Now, we‘re teaming up to do even more.
Domtar‘s EarthChoice Ambassador program helps improve literacy, sustainability, and health and wellness. In 2016, we spent more than 4,000 hours volunteering in our communities. See what we accomplished in this year-end review.
A mile-long conveyor system transports 750,000 tons of wood chips annually from river barges to the Hawesville Mill each year, reducing emissions and lowering the mill’s environmental footprint.
With a legacy spanning 150 years, the Windsor Mill in Quebec has earned environmental awards for its sustainable forest management practices, such as the precision tree harvesting techniques demonstrated in this video.
Sustainability is good for the environment, but can it also benefit the bottom line? Research shows that companies with a strong culture of sustainability boast more productive employees, stronger employee loyalty and greater brand strength.
Domtar is a proud advocate for American recycling. We collaborate with Recyclebank to encourage consumers to recycle. We also celebrate America Recycles Day to educate consumers on everyday green behavior.
Domtar gave $10,000 to Pennsylvania’s Bald Eagle Area School District to help create a custom forest management plan for the district’s forests. The plan includes FSC certification and a full forest and wildlife habitat inventory.
Forest Academy is an online game designed to help kids in kindergarten through the sixth grade learn more about forests and conservation. Owen the Owl guides visitors through virtual and hands-on forest exploration.