Sappi North America to Host Sustainability Q&A With Living Lands & Waters on Facebook Live

Sappi North America to Host Sustainability Q&A With Living Lands & Waters on Facebook Live

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.@SappiNA will host a #FacebookLive #Sustainability Q&A with @LLandW 1/11 at 11:30AM!
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 11:00am

CONTENT: Press Release


While industry leaders gather at the annual United States Business Council for Sustainable Development Conference, Sappi North America is bringing the conference to you. Laura Thompson,PhD, Director of Sustainability and Policy Initiatives for Sappi North America, will be moderating a Q&A with a representative from Living Lands & Waters on Facebook Live. Topics will range from how large manufacturing companies can remain sustainable; how sustainable partnerships between large and small companies can support your mission; and the role of employee engagement and taking sustainability from idea to impact. The moderator will also be asking questions submitted via Facebook Live.  


Moderator: Laura Thompson, PhD, Director of Sustainability and Policy Initiatives, Sappi North America

Panelist: Chad Pregracke, President and Founder, Living Lands & Waters. Named a 2013 CNN Hero of the Year.


Wednesday, January 11
11:30am – 12:00pm ET


To access the Facebook Live, go to the Sappi North America Facebook page: Make sure to Like the page to be notified when the event begins and access the video after the initial broadcast.


Sappi is proud to be an ambitious and sustainable provider of paper and wood fibre products globally and knows the importance of dedication, transparency and effective implementation of sustainable practices for corporations. Together with Living Lands & Waters, Sappi will continue to raise awareness and share its best practices for preserving our environment.

About Sappi North America

Sappi North America, headquartered in Boston, is a market leader in converting wood fiber into superior products that customers demand worldwide. The success of our four diversified businesses – high quality Coated Printing Papers, Specialised Cellulose, Release Papers and Specialty Packaging – is driven by strong customer relationships, best-in-class people and advantaged assets, products and services. Our high quality Coated Printing Papers, including McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo, are the key platform for premium magazines, catalogs, books and high-end print advertising. We are a leading manufacturer of Specialised Cellulose used in a wide range of products, including textile fibers and household goods, and one of the world's leading suppliers of Release Papers with our Ultracast, PolyEX, Classics and Neoterix lines for the automotive, fashion and engineered films industries. Our Specialty Packaging products, such as LusterPrint and LusterCote, represent an important asset in the food packaging and labeling industries. Customers rely on Sappi for high technical, operational and market expertise; products and services delivered with consistently high quality and reliability; and, state-of-the-art and cost-competitive assets and innovative spirit.

Sappi North America is a subsidiary of Sappi Limited (JSE), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with more than 13,000 employees and manufacturing operations on three continents in seven countries and customers in over 100 countries around the world. Learn more about Sappi at: