In 2012, the American Forest & Paper Association gave us the Leaders in Sustainability Award for Energy Efficiency. This award recognizes our comprehensive energy management program, which reduces energy intensity during manufacturing. We thought that was a pretty good idea, too.
In 2014, we were awarded the Forest Landowners Association's Corporate Member Award for our support and enhancement of private forest landowners' programs. Giving back just makes perfect sense.
In 1999, we were the first forest products company to achieve third-party certification for our wood and fiber procurement operations through the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®). To remain certified, we continually track wood fiber through all stages of production and constantly test our fiber supply basins through independent-party risk assessments. It's hard work, but we wouldn't have it any other way.
Certifications provide guidelines for verifying what good, sustainable forestry is — something we consider incredibly important. That’s why we gladly and actively support these recognized forest certification organizations: