Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report

Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report

Sustainability at Domtar is our endeavor to take a longer-term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities. We do this by seeking a clear understanding of how our operations and products are interconnected with emerging opportunities and risks in the world around us.

Please review Domtar's 2017 Sustainability Report, Working Smart for the Long Term, for our latest sustainability initiatives and progress.

Content from this campaign

Thinking, and Advocating, Globally
Today’s consumers are more aware than ever before of the social and environmental issues related to their purchasing decisions. The rise of “green” brands and certification programs across a wide range of product categories are evidence of this growing awareness. However, truly understanding what goes into making products that people use every day is not always obvious or easy. This is...
Sep 14, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Counting Our Carbon
For the first time, Domtar’s Transportation and Logistics team estimated the greenhouse gas emissions from shipping pulp and paper products to our customers. The results: an estimated 349,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2016. We noted that while our pulp products traveled about 1.7 times more total miles than our paper products to reach our customers, the carbon...
Sep 12, 2017 9:15 AM ET
A Smart Approach to Getting Smarter
We believe that investing in the training and development of our employees drives long-term success—especially as advanced manufacturing becomes ever more technically complex. We also find that creative partnerships are a smart way to make this education more affordable and more available to a community’s workforce. Consider the example of Spencer Greer, who was among several...
Sep 7, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Unlocking the Secrets of Watergate
A catch phrase often associated with the political intrigue of Watergate is “follow the money.” However, at Domtar, “following the money” is our way of unlocking the gate to improved water management. Domtar is in the favorable position of having all of its mills located in areas with abundant water resources. While the company works diligently to maintain and improve the quality of the...
Aug 31, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: The Measure of a River
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it’’— may be one of the most oft-quoted mantras in business. Of course, the advice is just as important for governments. Just ask the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which is responsible for monitoring the health of the nation’s rivers and streams. It is an ongoing challenge for this federal agency to secure the money required to maintain real-...
Aug 29, 2017 9:15 AM ET