International Paper Collaborates With APNA to Improve Quality of Life for Autistic Children and Their Families in Spain

Thanks to a donation by International Paper, a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp, and paper products, the Spanish Association of Parents of People with Autism (APNA) will begin implementing Pediatric Autism Communication Therapy (PACT), a groundbreaking technique that aims to help autistic children develop their early social communication skills. APNA expects that the novel methodology will benefit over 200 families in Spain in 2021, with thousands more in the years to come. A non-profit organization comprised of parents and guardians of people with autism, APNA is committed…

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International Paper Funds New Forestry Research at Four Universities

The role of academic research in forestry is essential to ensuring the sustainability of forests. Advancements in research can help land owners make sustainable forest management decisions; it plays an increasingly important role in how forest land owners manage their land, both as a natural climate solution and for their livelihoods. International Paper recognizes the important role of this research and has taken action by offering $500,000 in academic research grants since 2019. Since 2019, International Paper has asked U.S. universities for research proposals to explore innovations in four key…

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International Paper Commits to the #fight4literacy As the Presenting Sponsor of Coaching for Literacy’s 2020-2021 Season

International Paper announces its support for childhood literacy by teaming up with Coaching for Literacy and its #Fight4Literacy Games presented by International Paper. This is the fourth year of the partnership, but new for the 2020-2021 season, International Paper is the presenting sponsor of all #Fight4Literacy Games, which take place at collegiate basketball games across the country.   This season, International Paper Company has committed $200,000 to support literacy efforts, with match challenges up to $5k in particular markets, with a goal to raise an additional $100,000 for childhood literacy programming.  The…

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International Paper and The Nature Conservancy Expand Work to Scale Natural Climate Solutions in North America

The Nature Conservancy and International Paper Company, one of the world’s largest packaging, pulp and paper companies, recently completed the first of a two-phase effort to develop a suite of state-of-the-art forestry practices that others can use to create long-term solutions to global climate challenges. With initial work completed in Indonesia and Gabon, the partners are scaling up these efforts to inform responsible forestry, carbon sequestration and biodiversity monitoring in the Central Appalachian region of the U.S. and in Mexico. This work reaches beyond International Paper’s traditional supply chain in…

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International Paper Announces Progress on Its 2020 Sustainability Goals

International Paper has released its 2019 Global Citizenship Report. The company, one of the leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, shares the progress it made in 2019 against its 2020 goals and outlines its approach to sustainability across its value chain. Some notable 2019 achievements include: GHG Emissions: 22% reduction in GHG emissions (scope 1 & 2) since 2010 Fiber Certification: 47% increase in certified fiber volume since 2010 Recycling: 63% increase in recovery of old corrugated containers (OCC) since 2010 Water Quality: 28% decrease in oxygen-depleting substances in its mill water…

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