OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.
Prime Minister of Canada
Prime Minister’s Office
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3
RE: Infrastructure Blockades Damaging Canadian Economy
Dear Prime Minister:
As you are aware, the ongoing rail and other infrastructure blockades taking place in various parts of the country are creating severe problems for public services, Canadian businesses, workers and their families.Read more
FORT MILL, SC, Feb. 19, 2020 (Press Release) -As an extension of our sustainable forestry principles, Domtar has joined the American Forest Foundation (AFF) as a partner in its Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP). This new initiative, designed to enhance carbon sequestration in family-owned forestland across the United States, includes other business partners and charitable foundations, as well as the Nature Conservancy.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Feb. 19, 2020 (PRNewswire) -International Paper, a leading producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has named its first-ever chief sustainability officer as it prepares to advance its contributions to the circular economy. Sophie Beckham will lead the company's recently announced Vision 2030, which demonstrates its commitment to building a better future for people, the planet and the company.Read more
REGINA, SK, Feb. 18, 2020 (Local News) -CN Rail is hoping rail movement will remain open after protesters blocking rail access to the port of Prince Rupert took down their blockade on Thursday.
Sean Finn, executive vice-president of CN Rail, said they are working to fix the grain backlog that started after the protests began.
Finn said he’s hopeful the blockades are not restored.
PANAMA CITY, FL, Feb. 18, 2020 (Local News) -Port Panama City welcomed the first cargo ship into its newly opened East Terminal on Tuesday.
Located off South East Avenue, the state-of-the-art facilities feature a 32-feet-deep channel to Saint Andrews Bay as well as a 26,000-square-foot warehouse.
According to Wayne Stubbs, executive director of the port, the addition will allow the area to expand alongside the cargo industry for years to come.Read more
CINCINNATI, Feb. 18, 2020 (Business Wire) -ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging today announced that it will build a Collaboration & Innovation Center (CIC) at its manufacturing facility near Rochester N.Y. The CIC will play an important role in accelerating ProAmpac’s product development, application testing and analytical capabilities, the company said.Read more
CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2020 (Press Release) -Since 2010, the Two Sides global campaign has changed or removed misleading environmental claims of over 500 organizations, including many of the world’s largest corporations.
2019 was the busiest year to date for Two Sides’ anti-greenwash campaign. Globally, 388 organizations were found to be using unsubstantiated claims about print and paper’s impact on the environment. These organizations were identified by Two Sides throughout Europe, North and South America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.Read more
HARTSVILLE, SC, Feb. 17, 2020 (Press Release) -Sonoco, one of the largest global diversified packaging companies, has again been listed on the third annual Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in the United States list. This year marks the second time Sonoco has been included on the prestigious list.Read more