November 16, 2023
For Immediate Release:
Richmond, BC – Paper Excellence Canada proudly announced today a generous contribution of $50,000 to the Nature Trust of British Columbia. This donation will support the Nature Trust of British Columbia’s conservation projects in the Kootenays and reflects Paper Excellence’s unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and conservation.
“Our support for the Nature Trust of British Columbia’s endeavours in the Kootenays aligns with our core values of environmental responsibility,” said Blair Dickerson, Vice President, Public Affairs, Paper Excellence Canada. “We are so pleased to contribute to the preservation of this exceptional region for the benefit of current and future generations.”
“We are grateful for this generous donation from Paper Excellence. The Kootenays are home to some of Canada’s most iconic wildlife species including Rocky Mountain elk, American badger, grizzly bear, and more. Protecting these lands, sustaining migration corridors and ensuring these ecosystems remain intact will help fight climate change and biodiversity loss for generations to come,” said Dr. Jasper Lament, CEO, Nature Trust of British Columbia.
Since 2021, Paper Excellence has contributed over $1.2 million through our corporate giving program to enhance the well-being of the communities that we operate in. The program’s four areas of focus are: The four areas of focus are: Education & Entrepreneurship, Indigenous Reconciliation, Environment & Sustainability, and At-Risk Children & Youth.
Paper Excellence Canada, headquartered in British Columbia, is a diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers in Canada with a production capacity of over 2.5 million tonnes annually and a workforce of more than 2,100. Paper Excellence is pleased to work in partnership with communities where we operate as a major employer of choice and market leader.
Brenda Martin, Public Affairs Manager