RICHMOND, BC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CYT) is pleased
to accept - on behalf of its 1,600 employees - the honour of being
named one of Corporate Knights' Best 50 Canadian Corporate Citizens for the eighth year running.
Corporate Knights, an award-winning quarterly publication for clean capitalism, gave start
to its magazine and Best 50 list in 2002 to raise awareness of sustainability issues.
Catalyst was one of 144 companies considered by Corporate Knights for its Best 50 list, and evaluated across twelve key performance
indicators covering resource, employee and financial management
synchronized with the Global 100 Index from information that was
disclosed voluntarily in Catalyst's public reports such as financial
filings and sustainability reports.
"Earning this title for the eighth year is an honour and significant
achievement - something that all Catalyst employees had a hand in
realizing," said Joe Nemeth, President and CEO. "This recognition
reaffirms that our continual vigilance to raising the bar on
sustainability, environmental stewardship and social responsibility is
more than just the right thing to do - it's good for business."
The honour reflects Catalyst's ongoing commitment and engagement with
partners and organizations to drive forward sustainability and
capacity-building initiatives. Our partners include the World Wildlife
Fund, the Forest Stewardship Council, the Canadian Business for Social
Responsibility, SmartWay, a program of the US Environmental Protection
Agency, GreenBlue, the Coast Forest Conservation Initiative,
ForestEthics, Greenpeace Canada, and Sierra Club BC.
Catalyst Paper manufactures diverse specialty mechanical printing
papers, newsprint and pulp. Its customers include retailers, publishers
and commercial printers in North America, Latin America, the Pacific
Rim and Europe. With three mills, located in British Columbia, Catalyst
has a combined annual production capacity of 1.5 million tonnes. The
company is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and is
ranked by Corporate Knights magazine as one of the 50 Best Corporate
Citizens in Canada.
SOURCE: Catalyst Paper Corporation
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