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AF&PA's Harman Speaks at Auburn Pulp and Paper Foundation

Monday, October 06, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

WASHINGTON - The American Forest & Paper Association's (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Auburn Pulp and Paper Foundation Banquet on Thursday, October 2nd.  The Auburn Pulp and Paper Foundation offers undergraduate academic scholarships to promising students who attend Auburn University and have an interest in a career in the pulp, paper and bio-resource industry.

"Tomorrow's leaders will likely come from programs such as this where students are encouraged to pursue a career in the pulp and paper industry," said Harman.  "Pulp and paper manufacturers have a bright future ahead to make products on which people around the world rely.  We applaud the Auburn Pulp and Paper Foundation for their work to attract the best and brightest into our industry.”
A renewed and vibrant workforce is key to the sustainability of our industry, and sustainability is something in which we have great commitment.  AF&PA's 2014 Sustainability Report showcases the progress AF&PA members have made on the Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 sustainability goals. Since 2005, our members have made great improvement in areas such as purchased energy efficiency, greenhouse gas emission reduction and decreased water use.  To read the full report and to find out more about the sustainable nature of the forest and paper industry, visit afandpa.org/sustainability
"The paper and wood manufacturing industry is a leader in sustainable business practices, with a commitment to continually improve our products, our processes and our performance through its verifiable and quantifiable Better Practices Better planet sustainability initiative. This make our industry one of the best for a future career," added Harman.


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