Forest Products Association of Canada

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LAUNCH OF ABORIGINAL BUSINESS AWARD FOR FOREST INDUSTRY

July 2, 2014 Press Releases No comments

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) today announced that nominations are open for the 2014 Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The $5,000 award recognizes and celebrates First Nations entrepreneurs for their success in a forest products business that exemplifies business leadership, exceptional environmental and safety performance and the delivery of high-quality products and services. The recipient must also demonstrate a strong, long-term commitment to the Aboriginal community, particularly in supporting Aboriginal employment.

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Global Forest Products Industry Promotes Contributions to and Benefits of Forest-based Bioeconomy

June 24, 2014 Press Releases No comments

The 22nd session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO 22) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently taking place in Rome, Italy, June 23-27. On the agenda are discussions about the forest-based bioeconomy and the socioeconomic benefits of forests, which are both supported by the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA).

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