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.

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Environment

Sustainable Water Management: The Heart of Our Pulp and Paper Mills
When people think of paper manufacturing, the first natural resource that comes to mind is probably trees. But water plays an equally important role in our industry. That’s why sustainable water management is one of our top priorities.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Award-winning News for Domtar’s 2017 Sustainability Report
Award-winning news for Domtar, a leading global provider of pulp, paper and personal care products. The company is pleased to announce its 2017 Sustainability Report, “Working Smart for the Long Term,” has been named the winner in two categories of the Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2018 program (CRAA’18). More than 121 entries submitted by 61 organizations across 6 continents were judged and Domtar won in the categories of Creativity in Communication and Openness & Honesty.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Domtar’s 2017 Sustainability Report Named Finalist for Two Corporate Responsibility Awards
Domtar, a leading provider of pulp, paper and personal care products, is pleased to announce that the company’s 2017 Sustainability Report, “Working Smart for the Long Term,” has been short-listed as a finalist for the Corporate Register Reporting Awards 2018 (CRRA’18). This honor indicates the piece stands as an example of one of the most significant Corporate Responsibility reports published over the past year. Domtar’s creative approach to sustainability reporting was named a finalist in not one, but two categories: Creativity in Communication and Openness & Honesty.

Environment

VIDEO | Domtar Sustainability: Everything About Biomaterials Is Looking Up!
Before there was a word “biomaterials,” there were biomaterials.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: Managing Our Byproducts
Our manufacturing processes generate byproducts that were historically viewed as “waste” and sent to landfills. We are increasingly monetizing the value in these byproducts and envision a future with virtually zero waste going to landfills. The benefits are both environmental and economic.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: Simple Idea. Big Savings
How do you heat more with less? Reuse the heat you have.

That is what our Rothschild, Wisconsin, mill did by installing a heat exchanger to warm incoming process water with outgoing process water. The idea is simple. Instead of being lost to the wastewater treatment plant, some of the heat from the outgoing water is captured and sent back into the mill.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: Developing Our Talent
A diverse and skilled workforce is critical to meeting the ever-changing expectations of our customers.

A significant portion of our colleagues are, or soon will be, eligible for retirement, an issue many manufacturers face as baby boomers get older. It is sometimes called the “silver tsunami.” We are equipping the next generation of our workforce with the skills and experience needed to succeed.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: Managing Our Energy and Emissions
Domtar’s three-part approach to improving the sustainability of our energy consumption is yielding results.
We have converted most of our carbon-intensive coal power boilers to cleaner burning and less carbon-intensive natural gas.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: A 10,000 Tail Fish Tale
Domtar uses water for more than making paper. In our mill in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, we also hatch and rear fish—thousands of brook, brown and rainbow trout every year.

Environment

Domtar Sustainability: How Work Actually Gets Done
To make our facilities safer, we must understand how our employees actually do their work, not just how our written procedures state they should do their work.

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