Earlier this week Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc. released their first-ever Sustainability Report, once again demonstrating the commitment of manufacturers to sustainable business practices. Longview’s report highlights their safety and environmental protection improvements.
This report illustrates how businesses can both grow and continue refining their sustainable practices to benefit the community, employees, and investors. A few of the highlights for Longview are their large reduction of direct greenhouse gas emissions as well as overall reductions in energy and water usage.
Longview is the most recent example of manufacturers committed to melding sustainability to their production processes while experiencing business growth. Manufacturers in the U.S. continue to increase their sustainable practices and prove they are global leaders in their dedication to innovative business approaches.
Alicia Meads is director of energy and resources policy, National Association of Manufacturers.