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Where Business and Sustainability Meet in the Pulp and Paper Industry

Where Business and Sustainability Meet in the Pulp and Paper Industry | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Tracing a supply chain can be complicated. We started doing chain-of-custody auditing and certification in 1990 — creating the strong link between the forest source and the products we all consume. At first this was considered impossible.
Since then, certification programs, including chain of custody certification, have become accepted as an important part of our industry — reinforcing accountability and responsibility. Recognized, high quality third-party certification programs are not a panacea, but they can help ensure that forests are managed in a responsible, sustainable, and transparent manner.  

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Paige Goff, VP, Sustainability and Business Communications at Domtar, and Richard Z. Donovan, Senior VP and VP of Forestry, Rainforest Alliance discuss how sustainability plays a role in pulp and paper products.
 
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Tiffany & Co. Details Progress, Opportunities in Quest for Sustainable Luxury | Sustainable Brands

Tiffany & Co. Details Progress, Opportunities in Quest for Sustainable Luxury | Sustainable Brands | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The report highlights Tiffany’s efforts to responsibly source its diamonds and metals; the jeweler says it has implemented a strategy that gives it a strong chain of custody, direct oversight of its internal manufacturing and a voice for improving global standards and conditions.

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Great to see efforts being put Tiffany to deal with environmental and social issues

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