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.
Books make great gifts for kids. These titles, printed on Domtar publishing paper, will encourage the kids on your list to enjoy some holiday reading. We’ve even included a few titles for mom and dad.
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.
Take a book, leave a book. A free book exchange is now available at Walter Elisha Park in Fort Mill, South Carolina, where Domtar recently partnered with the town to install a Little Free Library.
Thanks to the support of Domtar and its vendor partners, eight schools opened Ben Carson Reading Rooms this summer, giving students a fun place to read books. Domtar sponsored 10 reading rooms in 2016.
Domtar’s Hawesville and Owensboro, Kentucky, facilities helped fund the Exploration Station, a decomissioned school bus that is now an educational center on wheels. Exploration Station serves students in rural areas during the summer months.
For the second year, Domtar will help support Tosa’s All-City Read in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The event encourages residents read the same book at the same time to promote literacy and build a stronger community.
Journalist Brian O’Neill of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette went to his local library to learn more about the popularity of printed books versus e-books. The statistics he founds were impressive and proved that printed books are still preferred by readers.
How we do business is just as important as what we do. We are always looking for better ways to serve our customers, support our employees and strengthen our communities. Learn more in this video.