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Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future

AF&PA has established five quantifiable sustainability 目标 that the industry aims to meet by 2030.

Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 builds on our success and continues our commitment to manufacture sustainable products for a sustainable future.

Advancing Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the 纸 and 木材产品 Industry

Our strength as an industry stems from the diversity of our people. 伴随着betway体育滚球 Better Practices, Better Planet 2030 sustainability 目标, AF&PA released a statement of principles on diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). This commitment advances DE&I in the paper and wood products industry and is critical to our success on key initiatives such as sustainability.


Our members recognize the three essential pillars of sustainability — economic, environmental and social — interdependent factors that collectively support long-term viability, growth and improvement. AF&PA members subscribe to the sustainability concepts recognized by a number of international forums, including the United Nations.



的 economic health of the U.S. paper and wood products manufacturing industry is vital to sustainable future.



Sustainable practices define the paper and wood products industry's dedication to protecting our environment while also meeting economic and social commitments. 



People are at the heart of the paper and wood products industry. 的 health and safety workers is a top priority for our industry.

2020 可持续性 Report

AF&PA released its 2020 可持续性 Report, which highlights how our members have met or surpassed four of our Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 目标.

可持续性 Awards

AF&PA's annual awards recognize outstanding sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products industry. 的 awards are given based on the merit of entries across many categories.