9/30/2011        ENVIRONMENTAL          LEADERSHIP     Making the Right Choices for        Paper and Practicing     Enviro...
9/30/2011             About Boxfish• Work to create sustainable transformations• Work with governmets, established busines...
9/30/2011       Building Environmental             CredentialsSustainability Commitments•   Certification (2002)•   Sustai...
9/30/2011       Responsible Sourcing      Responsible Sourcing• Environmental credentials articulated through  responsible...
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Notes Version: Environmental Leadership Making the Right Choices for Paper and Practicing Environmental Stewardship

  1. 1. 9/30/2011 ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP Making the Right Choices for Paper and Practicing Environmental Stewardship About FPAC• 21 member companies• Represent 2/3 of certified forest area in Canada• Work on behalf of wood, pulp and paper producers at both the national and international levels• Represent industry interests on issues including the economy, trade, and the environment• Encourage positive branding of industry• Promote highest standards of forest management• Involved with research and development and analysis 1
  2. 2. 9/30/2011 About Boxfish• Work to create sustainable transformations• Work with governmets, established businesses, new technologies and advocacy groups• Linking reliable, prosperous businesses to a healthier more livable environment• EcoOpportunity Building Environmental Credentials in Forestry Building Environmental CredentialsSocial Licence to Operate• We get it• We’re doing something about it• We can do better 2
  3. 3. 9/30/2011 Building Environmental CredentialsSustainability Commitments• Certification (2002)• Sustainability Initiative (2005)• Illegal Logging (2006)• Traceability (2006)• Conservation Planning (2006)• Carbon-neutrality (2007)• Bio-pathways (2010)• Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (2010)Forging a Collaborative PathNew Social Dialogue• Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement • New collaborative relationship • 3-year commitment: suspension of logging/suspension of campaigns • Solution space• FPAC members commit to the highest environmental standards of forest management and conservation.• Environmental organizations commit to global recognition and support for FPAC members’ efforts.Forging a Collaborative Path• Forest Practices - World Leading• Protected Areas Network - Fill gaps where possible• Caribou - Accelerate recovery planning• Climate Change - Adopt full lifecycle approach• Industry Prosperity - Improve economic conditions• Market Recognition - Visible ENGO support for industry and products in the marketplace 3
  4. 4. 9/30/2011 Responsible Sourcing Responsible Sourcing• Environmental credentials articulated through responsible sourcing principles: – Harvest legally – Regenerate promptly – Reduce waste, support recovery and recycling – Reduce greenhouse gases and help fight climate change – Welcome independent scrutiny of how they manage forests• Supported by a new social dialogue – Environmental credentials include relationships with conservation and environmental NGOs Thank you 4

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