International Paper is a global leader in the packaging and paper industry and supplies a wide range of products that people rely on every day. Its businesses include uncoated papers and industrial and consumer packaging, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company.
International Paper has operations, including pulp and paper mills and converting and packaging plants, in North America, Europe, Latin American, Russia, India, Asia and North Africa. The company employs approximately 70,000 people in more than 24 countries. International Paper net sales for 2012 were $28 billion. Temple-Inland Inc., which was acquired in February 2012, had 2011 net sales of $4 billion. International Paper stock is traded internationally on the New York Stock Exchange.
At International Paper, our vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where its employees live and work. Through the International Paper Foundation and regional foundations established in Poland and Brazil, International Paper conducts philanthropic activities that provide more than $10 million annually around the globe. Through the Foundation, International Paper employees work to give their money and time to make people’s lives and the communities where International Paper operates even better.
The strength and ideals of our people also enhance our company’s commitment to stewardship all over the world. International Paper received the prestigious Climate Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), and The Climate Registry (TCR).
International Paper was recognized for aggressively managing and reducing green house gas (GHG) emissions. In addition, International Paper supports all credible third-party certification programs including: Forest Stewardship CouncilTM (FSC®), Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC®)
As global leaders in the paper, packaging and distribution industry, we provide sustainable solutions to meet the needs of businesses and customers worldwide. Our success is driven by the integrity of our people and their commitment to doing what’s right.
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