Stora Enso has an investment under way to meet the growing demand for wood-based textiles and significantly increase the dissolving pulp capacity of its Enocell Mill in Finland; dissolving pulp is used as a raw material in the textile industry. Stora Enso promotes wood-based innovations together with its customers and partners. Pure by Stora Enso is a wood-based dissolving pulp that is being used as a raw material in the evening gown made by Aalto University for Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio to wear at the Independence Day Reception. Stora Enso supports the new method of producing textile fibres developed by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki and supplies dissolving pulp as the raw material for the project. The textile fibre used in Haukio’s gown was produced using the new Ioncell method. Click read more below for additional detail.
For the 12th year, I am pleased to advise that Catalyst has been named one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights magazine, a leader in corporate sustainability and transparency reporting.
Catalyst was selected for this award based on its performance against 12 key sustainability indicators, including greenhouse gas production, percentage of taxes paid, health and safety performance, and pension fund quality.
We are proud to be acknowledged for the 12th year as one of Canada’s Best Corporate Citizens. This designation recognizes the investments we have made to put our sustainability values and commitment into practice.
The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list represents the standard for corporate sustainability leadership in Canada. These are organizations that increase profits by improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with emphasis on transparency and continuity – in other words, companies that are leading the way to a more sustainable world.
I am proud to share this award with all Catalyst employees. It’s each of our contributions that helps us to achieve our company’s overall sustainability goals and earn this type of prestigious recognition.