International Paper: CSR & Sustainability News

International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world. It has approximately 59,500 employees, and it is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. International Paper was incorporated January 31, 1898 upon the merger of 18 pulp and paper mills in the northeastern United States.

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International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste

International Paper has set a medium-term goal to reduce waste sent to landfills 30 percent by 2020, with aspirational goal of achieving zero…
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Water and Energy Conservation Opportunities in the Paper Industry

Most of the water used in the paper production life cycle is used during the manufacturing process, primarily for conveyance of the fibers…
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How International Paper Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA) has set a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the forest products industry by 15…
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Certified Wood Tops the List for International Paper’s 2013 Sustainability Report

Accomplishments in certified wood fiber and greenhouse emission goals put IP ahead of its 2020 targets in 2013. With more to go on…
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Paper and the Untold Sustainable Forestry Story

A productive “working forest” creates value for people and for the environment. Unlike agricultural crops, a forest can be sustained infinitely through a…
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20 Inspiring Quotes from SXSWeco 2013

SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity…
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Why International Paper Says It’s OK to Print Your Emails

International Paper's James McDonald reminds us that countering deforestation isn't print out their emails, that the true destruction of forests comes from other…
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Join the Forest Certification Movement to Meet Your Sustainability Goals

Most people treasure healthy forests and want to ensure that they are around for future generations. One of the best ways to do…
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Interview: International Paper Sustainability Team on Deforestation and Responsibility

TriplePundit is reporting live from the Fortune Brainstorm Green 2013 conference in Laguna Niguel, CA. Follow along on this page for ongoing video…
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International Paper Sets New Sustainability Goals

Last week International Paper (IP), a $26 billion company with over 60,000 employees worldwide, issued its 2011 sustainability report, full of goals the…
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International Paper Reduces Energy Use By 7%

International Paper (IP) reduced its total energy use from 2007 to 2010 by almost seven percent, equivalent to the amount of power needed…