Forest Products Association of Canada

Press Releases

Canada’s Forest Sector Pays Tribute to a Global Forest Industry Champion

June 12, 2019 Press Releases

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today in tribute to Sylvain Lhôte, Director General of FPAC’s European counterpart, the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI). Lhôte passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last week.  His celebration of life will be held in Brussels tomorrow.   “Our global […]

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CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR RESPONDS TO LAUNCH OF FSC’S NEW CERTIFICATION STANDARD

June 3, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) formally released its new National Forest Stewardship Standard for Canada. Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) embraces third party certification and participated in FSC’s consultation process which was used to develop the new requirements. Today’s announcement marks the end of FSC’s multi-year consultation process with a number of […]

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FORESTRY AND FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR RELEASES GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRESS REPORT

May 17, 2019 Press Releases

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) launched its 2019 Sustainability Progress Report and issued its Global CEO Leadership Statement 2.0, which includes seven key areas that the forestry and forest products sector will collectively tackle for a more sustainable world.   The sector will continue to deliver progress across its represented regions […]

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CD HOWE REPORT EXPLORES THE FUTURE OF CANADA’S FOREST PRODUCTS SECTOR

May 15, 2019 Press Releases

Earlier today, the C.D. Howe Institute released a new report entitled: “Branching out: How Canada’s Forest Products Sector is Reshaping its Future”.  The study explores current industry trends and advancements that Canada’s forest products sector has made in the face of growing business challenges.  It also provides a number of recommendations, which would enable the […]

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