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Domtar expands The Paper Trail, digital transparency tool that traces impacts of paper production
The Paper Trail provides gate-to-gate impact estimates for Domtar products across five environmental categories: fiber, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water, renewable energy and waste. It provides relevant context by illustrating how Domtar compares to the rest of the industry in these categories and, importantly, highlights areas for improvement in addition to showcasing what Domtar is doing well.
Domtar and First Book Expand Partnership for Literacy
WASHINGTON, DC, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Today, First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books to children in need, and Domtar, the Sustainable Paper Company, announced the expansion of their partnership for literacy. The next phase of collaboration will help bring 60,000 brand-new, high-quality books to kids from low-income families across North America.
Domtar Sponsors PrintEco, an Innovative Product Promoting Responsible Paper Usage
MONTREAL, Jun 4, 2013, 2013 Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced its partnership with PrintEco, whose free personal use software optimizes paper use for today's most popular applications. Seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, & Chrome, PrintEco allows users to easily practice responsible paper usage, while also saving time and money.
Domtar Completes the Acquisition of Xerox's U.S. and Canadian Paper Business
MONTREAL, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Xerox's (NYSE: XRX) paper and print media products business in the United States and Canada, pursuant to an agreement entered into on March 21, 2013.
Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.
MONTREAL, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Joining an ambitious campaign to encourage reading, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced it will sponsor World Book Night U.S. The effort will distribute 500,000 free books at thousands of locations across America on April 23, 2013.
Domtar to Acquire Xerox's U.S. and Canadian Paper Business
MONTREAL, QC and NORWALK, CT, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS), one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of paper in North America, has signed, through its operating subsidiaries, an agreement to acquire Xerox's (NYSE: XRX) paper and print media products business in the United States and Canada.
At SXSW, Domtar Unveils New, Cutting Edge 'Paper Hotspot'
MONTREAL, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The SXSW Interactive Festival describes itself as "an incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity," and at the 20th annual show, Domtar Corporation unveiled a wireless venue that made people halt, spurred them to step inside and quickly became one of the most popular features: the Paper Hotspot.
Sustainable business gathering Feb 19-21, NYC
MONTREAL, February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has led the way in sustainable business practices since its early adoption of Forest Stewardship CouncilTM fiber certification in 2000, and its sustainability leadership continues to this day. As the purveyor of the largest, most comprehensive line of FSC® certified paper in North America through its EarthChoice® brand, Domtar is proud to be the premier sponsor of the GreenBiz Forum 2013 in New York City, February 19 - 21.
Another Step on the Domtar Paper Trail
MONTRÉAL, February 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its commitment to lead by example when it comes to transparency, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the latest additions to its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com). As the fourth update to the site, The Paper Trail will now include:
Three additional products - EarthChoice®30 Recycled Office Paper, EarthChoice®50 Recycled Office Paper and EarthChoice® Opaque Offset 30% - all part of the Domtar EarthChoice® family of environmentally and socially responsible papers.
A site history, picture gallery, and local stories from the company’s Kingsport, Tennessee mill.
Domtar Releases New Wave of PAPERbecause Videos
MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To update its award-winning PAPERbecause campaign (www.paperbecause.com), Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced a new series of videos that take a humorous approach to highlight the irreplaceable value of paper.
The 30-second spots mark the third wave of videos in the campaign that showcases the effectiveness and sustainability of paper. While the initial videos featured satirical office settings and exaggerated pressures to go paperless, the four new videos bring that comedy to everyday situations, ranging from a bridal shower to a business lunch.
Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification
Ashdown, Ark., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the culmination of a precedent-setting two-year partnership process that saw 55 landowners in the Texarkana area achieve Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) group certification. With the Ashdown Mill’s strong support, the Four States Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA) was successful in receiving FSC Forest Management Certification on 70,000 acres of forestland.
Domtar and Vendors Partner for Classroom Central
Fort Mill, S.C. November 28 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today that the final fundraising tally for the company’s second annual Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event is $151,079. This year’s event benefited Classroom Central, a non-profit organization that provides students with school supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. Functioning as a Free Store for teachers, Classroom Central is an invaluable resource for over 200 high-poverty schools in six school districts in North and South Carolina.
At Work for the Planet: Domtar, Student Conservation Association Join Forces to Enhance Andrew Jackson State Park
FORT MILL, SC., October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today that on October 20th, more than 50 Fort-Mill-based employee volunteers and their families, along with local and international members of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), will converge at Andrew Jackson State Park for an intensive half-day of park restoration activities. This will include constructing a trailhead kiosk, establishing authorized fishing areas around the park’s lake, and installing steps on a steep clay bank. The project launches an international environmental partnership, in which Domtar will provide support for the SCA’s urban initiatives designed to engage youth in local conservation projects in more than 20 major U.S. and Canadian cities.
Domtar and the Student Conservation Association Partner for Habitat Restoration in Montreal
MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that on Saturday, October 13th, more than 50 employee volunteers and their families from the company’s head office in Montreal, along with local and international members of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), will converge on Parc des Rapides in LaSalle for an intensive half-day of habitat restoration activities. This will include the removal of invasive plants, the planting of native species, and the preparing of mulch as protective ground cover. The volunteer day marks the kick-off of a partnership in which Domtar will provide support for the SCA’s urban initiatives designed to engage youth in local conservation projects in more than 20 major U.S. and Canadian cities.
Domtar Partners With First Book To Support Literacy For Children In Need
Domtar contribution includes support for new book purchases, book sponsorship, and more as part of national program
Montreal - September 26, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that it is teaming up with the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization First Book to put over 20,000 new books in the hands of children in need.
Domtar will be providing a total of $25,000 in grants among ten schools and community programs located near Domtar facilities across the United States. The communities include Addison, Illinois; Ashdown, Arkansas; Owensboro, Kentucky; Plymouth, North Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina. These schools and programs can use their Domtar grants at the First Book Marketplace, a website that provides high-quality, age-appropriate children’s books and educational materials at prices 50-90% below retail.
Domtar Officially Launches “The Forest Academy” Website
Educational tool for elementary school students and their teachers on world of fiber reaches 25,000 visitor milestone
(3BL Media) Montreal - September 21, 2012 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the launching of an interactive, educational site The Forest Academy. The tool, introduced a few months ago, has reached a milestone of 25,000 visitors. The Forest Academy builds on Domtar’s original youth education website “Tree World” that had been developed in the 1990s. It provides elementary school students with fun, informative games about trees and forest ecology.
Domtar Releases New Update to The Paper Trail
Montreal, June 20, 2012 – To bolster its industry-leading transparency tool, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced an expansion of its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com). The move adds more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.
Domtar Co-Sponsors the Rainforest Alliance's 25th Anniversary Gala
Milestone Celebration Highlights Environmental Accomplishments, Push for Sustainability
Montreal, May 15, 2012 – To help celebrate 25 years of the Rainforest Alliance's achievements, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced it will co-sponsor the sustainability organization's 25th anniversary gala on May 16 in New York City.
Domtar Donation Establishes a Ben Carson Reading Room at Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, Elementary School
On April 30, Domtar participated in the opening of a Ben Carson Reading Room at Johnsonburg Elementary School in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania. Domtar helped establish this reading room through its Community Investment program. Domtars 378 employees at the mill in Johnsonburg manufacture paper for the printing, publishing and digital imaging industry.
Domtar Goes Retro for 1960’s Special Edition of Newsweek
Domtar has placed an ad in a special retro edition of Newsweek magazine to promote the value of paper. The ad has a 1960s look, but the message still applies – that studies have shown that people read up to 30% faster on paper and retain more of what they read on paper. The magazine was released on March 19th to promote the season premiere of the hit television show Mad Men, which is set in the 1960s.
The ad is part of Domtar’s PAPER because campaign, which will be running in national media throughout 2012. It shows a boy dressed as a superhero and reading a comic book as his mother proudly watches. The message: while entertainment options have changed, people still enjoy reading on paper.
The ad is also featured along with the other retro ads on Newsweek’s website, The Daily Beast, where you can vote for your favorite.