International Paper is proud of the products we make and the way we make them. It is our passion and commitment to deliver the products our customers want while ensuring responsible stewardship of natural resources today and for generations to come. For more than 110 years, our company has been one of the most environmentally responsible companies in the world. We have always taken a sustainable approach to business that balances environmental, social and economic needs. This approach has served our company and society well.
To International Paper, Sustainability means:
Translating our meaning into action we are focused on three key platform areas:
An essential part of our sustainable business strategy is to make products in a safe and healthy workplace and to continually improve our environmental performance. We are committed to:
We enthusiastically embrace the challenges we all face to safeguard our world. We are committed to stretching our imaginations, engaging the creativity of our employees and working with our customers and partners to discover new approaches and innovative solutions. We recognize that we must continuously improve. That's why we are always open to fresh thinking and gauging our progress. The core of our sustainability philosophy is that we must work together to drive business success while Sustaining a Better World for Generations -- we call it The IP Way.