Tembec makes the news

Noteworthy coverage about Tembec and our industry.

Rooted in the boreal region: Helping address climate change

Watch a video interview with Janet Sumner, Executive Director of Wildlands League, a chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, a not-for-profit environmental organization that works with allies like Tembec to preserve North America’s boreal region —a carbon storehouse and climate regulator. Wildlands works to protect wild places, biodiversity and ecosystems. The video runs on American Airlines business class this summer.  

PwC Canada reports on Tembec and our industry

Tembec president and CEO James Lopez describes the products and markets that will shape tomorrow’s forest industry in Up front, PwC Canada's online magazine. While the collapse of the U.S. housing market was devastating for Canada’s forest products industry in recent years, Lopez sees that economic event as a blessing in disguise for the industry’s long-term sustainability.

Tembec – A biorefiner ahead of its time

IPW, the international magazine for the pulp and paper industry, has published an article on Tembec's specialty cellulose business, and how our biorefineries produce green electricity, bio-gas (methane from effluent treatment) and bio-products (lignosulfonates) in addition to high quality specialty cellulose used in such industries as pharmaceuticals, packaged foods, personal care, coatings, and construction.

Could the oil industry follow the forestry industry's lead, environmentally?

Corporate Knights Magazine published a thoughtful proposal from artist Frank James: Create an oil stewardship council modelled on the world-renowned Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), which balances environmental, aboriginal, social and economic concerns. The idea is "right on the mark," according to Chris McDonell, Tembec’s Manager, Environmental and Aboriginal Relations.

Tembec's FSC® Story

The FSC website recaps Tembec’s leadership role in achieving Forestry Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification, and posted a video of Chris McDonell, Tembec’s Manager, Environmental and Aboriginal Relations, outlining the company’s commitment to sustainable forestry.

Forestry of the future

Canadian Biomass magazine has a striking article about forest products biorefineries that extract more products from every tree. Sound familiar? It’s exactly what Tembec is doing!

Who Cares about the Forest?

The FSC website features an eye-opening video from author and artist Franke James, who has a fresh take on forest products, forest certification and the boreal forest – where she gets a tour of a sustainable logging operation with Tembec’s Chris McDonell.

Tembec’s Tartas biorefinery

Aquitaine chimie durable produced this video (March 2011) on our specialty cellulose biorefinery, in Tartas, France.