A recent report by The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) on “The Economic Impact of Privately-Owned Forests in the United States” states that public and private timberlands in the U.S. are responsible for employing 2.8 million people, who received salaries in the amount of $102 billion.
There are so many ways for people to read their favorite books these days, including e-books on tablets and smartphones or on dedicated e-readers.
Yet a new study shows that print books remain much more popular with readers than books in digital formats.
At your next meeting, will you be scribbling in a notebook or typing on a keyboard? According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the method you choose can affect how you retain information.
A growing body of evidence reveals that note takers as a whole fare better than their laptop-equipped peers when it comes to learning.
One study from researchers at Princeton University and the University of California at Los Angeles found that the focus it takes to write with a pen seems to enable students to process information in a way that is different from typing on a keyboard.
A new survey, commissioned by the Two Sides organization, reveals that many American consumers (79%) want to retain the choice of receiving paper bills and statements, at no additional cost.
The survey results also indicate that the environmental acceptance for print and paper is improving, with 91% of respondents agreeing that print and paper can be a sustainable way to communicate when responsibly produced and used.
Woodland caribou conservation is a complex issue in Canada’s boreal forest. Developing public policy around caribou conservation requires a sustainable approach – one that balances environmental, social and economic considerations.
In her recent blog post, “Business under an attack: Lessons from Resolute Forest Products”, Dr. Jaana Woiceshyn, a professor of business ethics and competitive strategy at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business offers an argument in support of businesses standing up against “bullying” from ENGO activist attacks. In particular, she writes about our CEO, Richard Garneau, and his response to recent attacks by ForestEthics.
Four areas that stump consumers when it comes to sustainability.
Most of us think about the environmental impact of the things we buy. Is that dish soap phosphate free? Or is that paper made with recycled content? This information holds power and it affects our decisions to purchase one item over another.
Around the world, more and more people are thinking about the environment when they make purchasing decisions.
Wood buyers are no different. They’re increasingly looking at where the wood they buy comes from and the harvesting practices used by their suppliers before they make any decisions.
Don’t get between a shopper and their traditional printed flyers. That’s what a study released in November 2014 found when 97% of those surveyed said they rely on flyers to make purchasing decisions. And many of them – 86% – take the time to read their flyers on a weekly basis.