We’re highlighting just a few of the community investment projects accomplished by ECA teams in 2019 in our year-end review: •The Kingsport and newly established Ridgefields ECA teams volunteered more than 100 hours to construct the Castle Playground at Johnson Elementary School. •The Hawesville and newly established Owensboro ECA teams partnered with the Student Conservation Association to clean up Jeffreys Cliffs Conservation and Recreation Area. •Teams in Ashdown, Brownsville, Dryden, Fort Mill, Kamloops, Montreal, Nekoosa and Rothschild assembled 3,250 Comfort and Care Kits to donate to underserved families in our communities. Each kit contained two packs of Comfees® diapers and three board books. •Our Port Huron team initiated a core recycling program, diverting an estimated 25-plus tons of cardboard from the landfill.
Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) and Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (TSX:CFX) jointly announce today the release of the 2021 Sustainability Report which includes additional performance targets for Climate Change, Water Management, Waste Management, and Air Quality. This is a continuation of their bold ambition to become an industry leader in sustainability and furthers their commitments to sustainable forestry; safety, health and wellness; inclusion and diversity amongst employees, and stronger partnerships with willing Indigenous communities.
“Our vision is to create a future as sustainable as the forests, for people, our products and the planet we all share. Making sustainability a core value in our business is not only the right thing to do for the planet, our people, stakeholders, partners and customers, but it makes us a better company,” said Don Kayne, President & CEO of Canfor Corporation. “Our employees want to feel proud of the organization where they work and feel an alignment with their values. Our customers want to know that the products they purchase from us are sustainably sourced and responsibly produced. Our strong sustainability practices make us a better partner, a better supplier and a better employer,” added Kayne.
• Of new hires, 24% were from under-represented groups, on track to achieve 33% by 2025 and 50% by 2030
• We will reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 emissions by 42% by 2030, and set a science-based reduction target for scope 3 GHG emissions by 2024
• Canfor has committed to set near- and long-term company-wide emission reductions in line with science-based net-zero with the SBTi
• 54 million seedlings planted in 2021, with more than one billion planted over the last 20 years
• 100% of Canfor-managed forests are certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) or Forest Steward Council (FSC) Forest Management Standards
• 100% of U.S. sourced wood is certified to the SFI Fibre Sourcing Standard
• 80% of energy consumption in operations is from renewable sources
• Canfor’s Canadian wood products operations’ total spend of 3.4% with Indigenous vendors, on track to achieve 5% by 2025
much more at: https://www.canfor.com/docs/default-source/news-2022/nr2022-06-28-canfor-and-canfor-pulp-release-2021-sustainability-report.pdf?sfvrsn=5e79e091_2