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Year-1 progress on Domtar 2020 roadmap

July 1, 2013, Montreal – Domtar Corporation released its 2012 Sustainable Growth Report, providing a Year-1 update on its 2020 sustainable business roadmap.

Progress is being tracked through a framework of 35 key performance indicators that cover the range of the Company's sustainability efforts, from increasing production efficiency and environmental footprint reductions, to promoting the development of employees, serving customers better and contributing more effectively to host communities.

The report highlights a long list of Year-1 achievements including – the company's best year on record for health and safety performance; close to 85 per cent renewable energy use; decreasing greenhouse gas emissions intensity; and, increasing FSC certified fibre use.

Additional focus in the report is also given to innovations that have resulted in almost half of what was previously considered mill by-product "waste" now providing economic value through beneficial re-use; greater employee engagement around sustainable business issues; and, Domtar's deep connections to local communities.

To learn more visit, domtar.com.

July 1, 2013  By  Jayson Koblun

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