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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An Inclusive Workforce Makes Domtar a Better Business
“As we face the challenges of our changing industry, we are strengthening our organization by bringing in new talent, and by developing and leveraging the skills of our existing employees. Our company’s values of agility, caring and innovation have never been more important to our success, and people with different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences enhance each of those values.”...
Oct 22, 2019 11:10 AM ET
Getting the Best From a Diverse Background at Domtar
What do General Motors, Harley Davidson, Michelin Tires and Alcoa have in common? They all provide Everick Spence with a diverse set of manufacturing experiences, which later helped advance Domtar's success at Continuous Improvement (CI). In 2016, Spence joined Domtar as director of...
Oct 16, 2019 10:30 AM ET
Women in Manufacturing Starts with a Diverse Candidate Pool at Domtar
Optimizing the operational lines at Windsor With dreams of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) since high school, Marie Cyr graduated as a mechanical engineer from L’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, joined Domtar in 1995 as a project engineer and soon transitioned to maintenance engineer. “I was the first female engineer at...
Oct 14, 2019 9:40 AM ET
Locally Grown Locally Served
Our mill in Windsor, Quebec, serves a global export market. Customers appreciate the sustainability of the Windsor operation and the local forests that support it. While we have always used locally grown wood to make paper, there are some important benefits from shortening the distance we haul from the forest to the mill. With 50,000 trucks hauling wood annually, and an average...
Oct 10, 2019 9:25 AM ET
Back to the Future
It has been a long, long time since automobile dashboards were made from wood. You can still find them in antique car collections. Today, the interior components of the car you drive are most likely made from Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – or, ABS plastic – which is derived from petroleum. However, your next car may very well have a dashboard made, in part, from wood. ...
Oct 8, 2019 10:10 AM ET

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