2019 Domtar Sustainability Report

2019 Domtar Sustainability Report

Domtar harnesses one of the world’s most renewable resources – wood – in the service of literacy, education, communication, commerce, personal dignity, good hygiene, and the development of sustainable alternatives to petroleum hydrocarbons. And that is a story that is material to everyone. Welcome to the 2019 Domtar Sustainability Report.

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The Risk of Oversimplifying Water
Understanding risks to our water supplies helps us better focus efforts and resources where they will do the most good. Often when people think about water risk, the first thing that comes to mind is water quantity or availability, but this is just one component. Water quality, regulatory and reputational risks also need to be considered. Each of our facilities operates in a watershed...
Dec 4, 2019 12:00 PM ET
Domtar's Plymouth Mill Continues Its Sustainability Journey
The Plymouth Mill, which got its start making pulp and paper in 1937, faced a bleak future as paper consumption declined precipitously in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But Domtar’s entry into the growing personal care market, combined with Plymouth’s access to the right fiber resources, gave the mill a new lease on life After an investment of $87 million to repurpose the assets...
Nov 27, 2019 11:10 AM ET
Domtar Pushes Towards a Lower-Carbon Economy
Thanks to a long history of effectively managing energy, including efforts to optimize our use of carbon-neutral biomass fuels, Domtar is well positioned to meet expectations for a lower-carbon economy. We continue to invest in targeted projects to optimize and enhance the reliability of our manufacturing assets, and improve the efficiency of our raw material and energy use. These...
Nov 25, 2019 11:00 AM ET
Domtar EarthChoice Ambassadors in Action
Employees in Jesup, Georgia, partnered with first-grade teacher Kristyn May and James E. Bacon Elementary (JEB) to develop an outdoor classroom for the school’s garden project. The space is part of JEB’s Georgia Shape Grant initiatives promoting good nutrition and physical activity. “The opportunity to work with a local school to build an outdoor classroom was a great fit to support...
Nov 13, 2019 10:10 AM ET
Bringing Comfort and Care to Support Camp Blue Skies
We proudly support Camp Blue Skies; an overnight camp for adults with disabilities. In 2018, Domtar volunteers worked with the camp to set up activities for campers, including zip lines, ropes courses, Frisbee games and post-lunch singalongs in the cafeteria. Camp Blue Skies provides individuals with special needs a safe, friendly environment that can accommodate their...
Nov 11, 2019 10:50 AM ET

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