Paper Excellence Canada demonstrates its commitment to environmental conservation and sustainability.
RICHMOND, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 20, 2023 / Marking a significant step in environmental conservation, Paper Excellence Canada announces a substantial donation of $50,000 to the Nature Trust of British Columbia. This contribution underscores the company's dedication to environmental sustainability and is earmarked for vital conservation efforts in the Kootenay region.
Blair Dickerson, Vice President of Public Affairs at Paper Excellence Canada, emphasized the alignment of this initiative with the company's deep-seated values. 'Our involvement in supporting the Nature Trust's initiatives in the Kootenays is a direct reflection of our commitment to ecological stewardship. It's an honor to aid in safeguarding this unique area, ensuring its preservation for both present and future generations.'
'We are grateful for this generous donation from Paper Excellence. The Kootenays are home to some of Canada's most iconic wildlife species including Rocky Mountain elk, American badger, grizzly bear, and more. Protecting these lands, sustaining migration corridors, and ensuring these ecosystems remain intact will help fight climate change and biodiversity loss for generations to come,' said Dr. Jasper Lament, CEO of Nature Trust of British Columbia.
Since 2021, Paper Excellence has invested over $1.2 million through its corporate giving program, focusing on community enhancement in areas where it operates. The program prioritizes Education & Entrepreneurship, Indigenous Reconciliation, Environment & Sustainability, and Support for At-Risk Children & Youth.
Based in British Columbia, Paper Excellence Canada is a leader in the production of diverse paper products, including specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers. With an annual production capacity exceeding 2.5 million tonnes and employing over 2,100 individuals, the company is a major employer and partner in the communities it serves.
To learn more about the Nature Trust of British Columbia, please visit https://www.naturetrust.bc.ca.
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SOURCE: Paper Excellence
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