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FORT MILL, S.C.–Jul. 29, 2021– Stockholders of Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today approved a proposal to adopt a business combination with Paper Excellence B.V. (“Paper Excellence”) whereby Karta Halten B.V., an affiliate of Paper Excellence, will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Domtar common stock for $55.50 per share in cash pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger dated May 10, 2021 (the “Merger”).

July 29, 2021 - Pointe-Claire, Quebec - The Government of Canada supports green infrastructure projects that create good, middle-class jobs and get us to net-zero emissions by 2050.

The newsprint mill at our Coosa Pines (Alabama) operation may have officially ceased production in 2012, but its story lives on. 

A group of four companies has purchased the former Appvion paper mill in Roaring Spring in hopes of finding an operator that could restart paper manufacturing.

After a difficult COVID-19 pandemic year, B.C.’s largest forestry companies are revving up their chainsaws, according to data collected on Business in Vancouver’s Biggest Forestry Companies in B.C. list (

Adam Klassen shares his story

The two companies will partner to provide circular solutions to the market. The investment in a complete recycling solution is set to significantly improve recycling throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

Energy firm Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) says it wants to create a pulp mill in eastern Estonia which, it says, would create around a thousand jobs.

The new Forest Strategy is an important piece of the European Commission architecture to deliver on the European Green Deal.

Ellesmere Port, 16 July 2021. Progroup, which is based in Landau in der Pfalz (Germany), is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of containerboard and corrugated board.

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its woodfree coated, uncoated and mechanical coated paper grades by no less than 10% across all European markets.

16 July 2021 - De Jong Packaging Group is pleased to announce the proposed acquisition of the De Hoop paper mill in The Netherlands from DS Smith plc.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 29, 2021 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today reported second quarter 2021 financial results.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. today reported net income of $268 million, or $3.34 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, compared to net income of $6 million, or $0.07 per diluted share, in the same period in 2020.

DALLAS, July 23, 2021 -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported second quarter 2021 results.

Earnings for the second quarter of 2021 were the highest since the distribution of Essity in 2017 and represent a significant improvement compared with the preceding and year-earlier quarters.

HARTSVILLE, S.C., July 22, 2021 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended July 4, 2021.

We are pleased to deliver further net sales growth, beyond pre-COVID pandemic levels, and improved profitability while continuing to face a very challenging cost environment.

For Sarah Holmes, owner of Holmes Forestry, sustainable forestry is easy to define, “sustainable forestry is just good forestry.”

VANCOUVER, BC, July 21, 2021 - Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) ("Western" or the "Company") announced today the transition of its current Credit Facility into a $250 million Sustainability-Linked Credit Facility (the "Amended Credit Facility"), further demonstrating Western's leadership in sustainability.

Packaging has the potential to become a sustainability hero. But designing solutions with the best possible impact on the planet, people and brands is a delicate balancing act.

The company has released its fourth SAP building upon a philosophy that has been in place since the company’s founding

Hygiene and health company Essity today presents new and updated sustainability targets including a commitment to develop targets to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 at the latest.

European Commission has yesterday, 14th of July, published an extensive set of proposals on climate and energy policies, framing the pathway to carbon neutrality by 2050.