Forest Products Association of Canada

Archives for the ‘Press Releases’ category - 2010

CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN WORLD’S LARGEST CONSERVATION AGREEMENT

May 18, 2010 Press Releases No comments

CANADIAN FOREST INDUSTRY AND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN WORLD’S LARGEST CONSERVATION AGREEMENT APPLYING TO AREA TWICE THE SIZE OF GERMANY

Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement – the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement – that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members. The Agreement, when fully implemented, will conserve significant areas of Canada’s vast Boreal Forest, protect threatened woodland caribou and provide a competitive market edge for participating companies.

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New Study Points to Promising Bio-Future for Canada’s Forest Products Industry

February 1, 2010 Press Releases No comments

The Study: TRANSFORMING CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY: Summary of findings from the Future Bio-pathways Project

THE BACKGROUNDER TRANSFORMING CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today released a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind study that shows how the forest products industry can build on its world-class forest management practices to emerge from the current recession as an engine of growth in the bio-economy.

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FPAC to Release Results of New Study on Future Directions of Industry

January 29, 2010 Press Releases No comments

Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), will release the findings of a comprehensive, year-long study that sets the course for the forest industry’s emergence from one of the worst economic periods in its history. FPAC will call on the Government of Canada to support the industry in taking full advantage of the energy, environmental and economic opportunities the study identifies.

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