MONTREAL, Aug. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - At a news conference in Montreal on
August 20th, Greenpeace will release a report naming the companies responsible
for the destruction of the Boreal Forest as well as their major customers -
household names - nationally and internationally.
The customers profiled include manufacturers and retailers of common
paper, lumber and pulp products used and sold in North America and Europe.
Embargoed copies of the report are available upon request.
Who: Melissa Filion and Kim Fry, Greenpeace Boreal Forest Campaigners
What: News conference to release an international report exposing
companies that purchase forest products from destructive logging
When: Monday, 20 August 2007 at 10 a.m.
Where: Delta Hotel, 777 University Street, Montreal
Note to editors : Video and photos of intact and clearcut Boreal Forest
in Quebec and Ontario will be available for pickup at
the news conference, and available later for download.
For further information:
For further information: Jocelyn Desjardins, Communications (French),
(514) 212-5749; Jane Story, Communications (English), (416) 930-9055; Mélissa
Filion, Boreal Forest Campaigner (French), (514) 581-8216; Kim Fry, Boreal
Forest Campaigner (English), (647) 406-0664