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

Decision-Making Science: One Woman’s Method for Creating an Industry Sea Change
There was the agrarian revolution, followed by the industrial revolution and now the digital revolution. With each came efficiency and added value. But with each also came a loss of jobs and painful adjustments. Currently, the world straddles two distinctly different ways of life: On one side sits the taxi cab and newspaper users among us; on the other, the Uber and Twitter devotees....
Aug 28, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Transportation and Logistics
We operate a sophisticated, efficient distribution network to move pulp, paper and personal care products using third-party truck, rail, intermodal and ocean vessel transport providers. This focus on efficiency, combined with the geographic diversity of our principal manufacturing and distribution locations, allows us to attract new global customers while managing costs and reducing...
Aug 24, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Domtar Sustainability: Waste Want, Not Want
Putting construction and demolition waste—concrete, brick, tile and stone— to beneficial use is a winning strategy for our mill in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. During construction or demolition work at the mill, these materials are kept aside instead of going to a landfill. When sufficient material is accumulated over a number of years, the recycling work begins. The mill brings in a contractor...
Aug 22, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Powerful Pages Puts Books in the Hands of Children
Books hold a special place in our hearts, in our business and, we believe, in children’s hands. That is why Domtar created its Powerful Pages program—to promote literacy by providing books to children who may not otherwise have access to a rich library of stories. This takes many forms, usually through partnerships with other nonprofits that are widely recognized for their...
Aug 17, 2017 9:15 AM ET
More Corporate Sustainability Fluff
While some jaded readers may view claims about sustaining communities as a bunch of corporate fluff, in Domtar’s case it is. Literally. Domtar’s mills in Plymouth, North Carolina, and Ashdown, Arkansas, have decades of papermaking history and an experienced workforce. They are essential pillars of their local economies. And, like many mills across North America, their longterm future...
Aug 15, 2017 9:15 AM ET