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2011-06-29 06:00:00

WASHINGTON and DALLAS, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kimberly-Clark and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the expansion of Kimberly-Clark's membership in the Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN), a WWF initiative to eliminate illegal logging and conserve the world's most valuable and threatened forests. Kimberly-Clark will now include its worldwide operations in the initiative, building on its existing GFTN membership in select countries. The participation scope now...

2011-04-07 14:23:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Pionite® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Pionite customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Pionite laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Pionite's high environmental standards. As the company grows,...

2010-09-07 11:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that continued progress has been made toward the company-wide goal of strengthening its sustainable paper procurement practices and increasing the percentage of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified and post-consumer waste (PCW) recycled paper purchased. In January of 2008, Scholastic announced goals for 2012 to increase its purchase of FSC-certified paper for...

2010-05-20 11:11:00

DALLAS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) in 2009 continued to make progress toward its economic, environmental and social responsibility commitments according to its seventh annual sustainability report, Choices for a Sustainable Future. The report was recently issued and highlights the company's numerous achievements such as improving energy efficiency by 3.7 percent since 2005, reducing water usage by 13 million cubic meters, contributing $22.7...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

TORONTO and MONTREAL, May 18 /PRNewswire/ - Today 21 member companies of the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), and nine leading environmental organizations, unveiled an unprecedented agreement - the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement - that applies to 72 million hectares of public forests licensed to FPAC members. The Agreement, when fully implemented, will conserve significant areas of Canada's vast Boreal Forest, protect threatened woodland caribou and provide a competitive market...

2010-04-12 12:12:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Nevamar® and Pionite® High Pressure Laminates (HPL) have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification through the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance, the world's premier certifier of non-timber forest products. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. "The FSC certification...

2009-11-16 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that it has formed the Forest Stewardship Council Procurement Group, whose mission is to explore, review and develop systems for private landowners to adopt FSC certification. FSC certification offers the highest assurance of environmental and social performance in the forest products industry. Demand for FSC-certified wood has increased dramatically during the past few years based on...

2009-10-12 09:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional recently became the first away-from-home tissue products provider in North America to receive Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification for a broad range of tissue and towel products. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091012/PH90239 ) These FSC-certified products are now available for purchase and the FSC label will begin appearing on product packaging this month. Customers purchasing...

2009-10-09 11:14:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional will make a $20,000 donation to support sustainable forest management in Canada's Boreal Forest in honor of the end-using customer and distributor who purchase the most KCP Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified products between November 1, 2009 and October 1, 2010. Kimberly-Clark Professional is launching the awards program to encourage the purchase of these products, which are produced with wood fiber that comes from...

2009-09-17 09:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the fifth year in a row, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) leads the personal products category of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). Only the top 10 percent of the world's largest 2,500 companies qualify for this prestigious list, which is based on an evaluation of the economic, environmental and social performance of these companies. "Leading our category in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index once again is a tremendous...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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