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.
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.
Diaper poverty affects approximately 5.58 million children in the United States. Low-income adults who suffer from incontinence are also at risk. Our Comfort and Care diaper assistance program helps address diaper poverty.
A newly converted fluff pulp machine at the Ashdown Mill in Ashdown, Arkansas, is up and running after nearly two years of preparation and construction. The mill will supply fluff pulp for diapers and incontinence products.
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.
How did Domtar celebrate Manufacturing Day? Eight of our facilities hosted tours and/or participated in career fairs to teach others about the paper industry and the many manufacturing careers available at Domtar.
Because of its innovation, productivity and corporate citizenship, our Hawesville Mill was named a Kentucky Manufacturer of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. The award recognizes manufacturers that enhance sustainability and long-term prosperity in the state.
Through its Powerful Pages initiative, Domtar has supported First Book and Classroom Central for many years. Recently, the organizations worked together to purchase and distribute 40,000 free books to teachers in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area.