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Drone Technology Making Forestry Faster, Safer, More Efficient
Drone Technology Making Forestry Faster, Safer, More Efficient

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Imagine a drone, hovering high above your home. A package is released from its clutches and gently drifts to the ground, aided by a parachute. And just like that, the package you ordered only 30 minutes ago is delivered to your yard. The scenario sounds like something from a science fiction movie, but recently, e-commerce giant Amazon was granted a U.S. patent for this innovation. - 3 years ago

The Debate Over Forest Fire Control Rages On
The Debate Over Forest Fire Control Rages On

Supply Chain / 2017 was marked by devastating forest fires that ravaged large swaths of North America. Millions of acres were scorched, hundreds of thousands of buildings were destroyed, and tens of thousands of people were displaced. California’s Thomas Fire recently slowed its pace, but not before claiming its place in history as the largest, most destructive fire in the state’s history. But California was not alone: British Columbia also made history after 3 million acres burned, the largest total area affected in one season with an estimated 65,000 evacuees. Significant fires also consumed areas of Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Montana last year. - 3 years ago

Looking to Hire Millennials? Sustainability Commitment Is Key
Looking to Hire Millennials? Sustainability Commitment Is Key

Organizational Change / The face of the U.S.’s workforce is undergoing a vast and rapid change as an estimated 10,000 baby boomers retire each day. With nearly 4 million people calling it quits each year, this silver tsunami is creating a personnel gap that is being felt by a broad range of industries. - 3 years ago

Sustainability Reporting: Why Bother?
Sustainability Reporting: Why Bother?

Press Release / Let’s be honest: Most corporate sustainability reports are not read carefully, if they are read at all. So, why bother? At Domtar, our CEO, John D. Williams, got to the heart of this question in his introduction to our company’s latest report when he wrote: “I hope your reading of this report will be as helpful to your own sustainability interests as preparing it was to ours.”  - 5 years ago

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Domtar Survey Finds That Some Americans Are Stumped on Sustainability
Domtar Survey Finds That Some Americans Are Stumped on Sustainability

Press Release / Most Americans purchase and use forest products all the time, from cardboard boxes to gift bags to copy paper. However, how many people truly consider the environmental impacts associated with the items they buy? As “sustainability” moves from being a buzzword to a necessity, understanding these impacts is becoming increasingly important. In November 2014, Domtar Corporation conducted a national survey fielded by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) Global, including a representative sample of 2,500 adults. The results revealed that respondents have good intentions when it comes to sustainability – but when it comes to the details, many Americans were stumped. - 6 years ago

So Your Company Is Doing the Right Thing. How Can You Make People Care?
So Your Company Is Doing the Right Thing. How Can You Make People Care?

Organizational Change / When it comes to corporate transparency, times are changing. Gone are the days when a company could be considered a leader simply by publishing an annual report. Today’s stakeholders want to truly engage with your company’s story, especially when it comes to sustainability — and they want to do it on their own terms, with clickable, personalized information. - 6 years ago

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