International Paper is committed to excellence in environmental, health, safety, sustainability practices and performance. Sharing best practices by engaging with third-party organizations accelerates progress toward sustainable development throughout our global operations. Some of the groups we work with include:

  • The Corporate Eco Forum
  • American Forests and Paper Association
  • Two Sides
  • ORCHSE Strategies, LLC
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • National Council for Air and Stream Improvement (NCASI)
  • World Environment Center
  • Blue Green Alliance


We are pleased our commitment to driving sustainability throughout our global operations has resulted in the following awards:

FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies 2014 Named #1 in the Forest and Paper Products industry for the 11th time in the last 12 years
Ethisphere Institute World's Most Ethical Companies Named among the Ethisphere Institute’s World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the 8th year in a row
Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List On the list for the second consecutive year
World Corporate Social Responsibility Congress Award for Corporate Social Responsibility - Rural Development 2014 Received global recognition for social development and enrichment efforts in India