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MONTREAL, June 8, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS)
(TSX: UFS) is proud and honored to announce today that it has been
selected as one of the Top Three of the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in
Canada by Corporate Knights. Corporate Knights is an independent and
top-ranked Canadian-based media company that publishes the world's
largest circulation magazine that focuses on corporate responsibility.
The 50 Best Corporate Citizens List, announced June 8th, is based on environmental, social and governance indicators found in
the public domain, as well as an assessment of how these companies
manage their carbon, energy, water usage and waste production.
"We are not just a paper company," said John D. Williams, President and
CEO of Domtar Corporation, "We are The Sustainable Paper Company. We
believe that our ongoing association with major, respected
environmental organizations and our sincere efforts in the domain of
sustainability were key factors for our inclusion among the Top Three
Corporate Citizens in Canada. We look forward to continuing these
award-winning efforts and we will continue to raise the bar as a leader
when it comes to sustainability in the Pulp and Paper industry."
Domtar engages with many major, respected environmental organizations to
promote sustainability and earth-conscious projects, such as the World
Wildlife Fund and Rainforest Alliance. Our work with The Nature
Conservancy on the Working Woodlands pilot project is helping small
forestry owners develop sustainable forest management plans that are
certified by the Forest Stewardship CouncilTM. Our award-winning Paper Because Campaign was launched this past year
to reestablish paper as a sustainable, personal and purposeful
resource. Domtar Corporation is the highest ranked Basic Materials
Company in the list of the 50 Best Corporate Citizens in Canada.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX:UFS) is the largest integrated manufacturer
and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and the
second largest in the world based on production capacity, and is also a
manufacturer of papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The Company
designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range of
business, commercial printing and publishing as well as converting and
specialty papers including recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice® Office Paper, part of a family of environmentally and socially
responsible papers. Domtar owns and operates ArivaTM, an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution
facilities. The Company employs approximately 8,500 people. To learn
more, visit www.domtar.com.
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