MEMPHIS, TN -- International Paper, a manufacturer and distributor of forest products, announced June 21, the creation of an Office of Sustainability to champion company-wide conservation and natural resources stewardship strategies and to support the environmental goals of its customers.

The office will focus its efforts around wood fiber, conservation, air, water, life-cycle analysis and other natural resources issues as they pertain to the needs of the company’s customers. The team’s work will include raising awareness of key sustainability issues, leading third-party certification and product labeling efforts, developing innovative partnerships with stakeholders and implementing policies that support the company’s sustainability objectives.

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