Strategic Advice and Leadership
THE EXCLUSIVE TOOLS, STRATEGIC ADVICE AND LEADERSHIP PROVIDED BY FPAC INCLUDE:
SHAPING INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION
Members get exclusive access to decision-making tools and FPAC studies, as well as strategic support on how to best leverage them.
HELPING SECURE EFFICIENT + COMPETITIVE TRANSPORTATION
FPAC works to improve service from rail and other modes of transportation. WE are addressing uncompetitive practices and advocating for a right-sizing of the transportation system.
MANAGING RISK FROM ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
FPAC takes a solution-based approach to the myriad of environmental regulations and legislation affecting the industry. The savings for members generated by reduced or avoided regulatory requirements represents 22% of the overall FPAC value.
ENHANCING GREEN CREDENTIALS
FPAC has helped build the reputation of the industry as the most progressive and green forest sector in the world. FPAC represents the Canadian industry at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and has a seat on the International Council for Forest and Paper Associations. FPAC collaborates with environmental groups, government bodies, Aboriginal governments, scientists and academics to deliver results.
HELPING WITH THE HUMAN RESOURCE CHALLENGE
FPAC has developed initiatives and partnerships to help member companies attract employees and leverage federal government programs to find HR solutions. TheGreenestWorkforce campaign and Green Dream Internship online viral contests are attracting workers to the industry.
REDUCING TRADE BARRIERS
FPAC takes a multifaceted approach to trade by developing strategies to secure and protect access to other markets, by encouraging government to eliminate tariff and non-tariff trade barriers, by pursuing free trade deals, and by addressing specific trade irritants.
LEVERAGING YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS WITH ABORIGINAL PEOPLES
FPAC provides a forum allowing members to share experiences and best practices. FPAC also offers two Aboriginal awards and has a partnership with the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business.
“Our industry has earned its world-leading green credentials through the VISION AND TIRELESS EFFORTS OF FPAC.”
– Don Kayne
President + CEO, Canfor Corporation
Past-Chair, FPAC Board of Directors