Ian Lifshitz is vice president of sustainability and stakeholder relations for the Americas for Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP). He is responsible for leading the company's sustainability and related stakeholder engagement programs across Canada, the United States, and South America. Ian is also charged with leading the company's North American CSR activities, translating and communicating many of APP's successful conservation, biodiversity and social community programs to North American audiences.
Posted: Apr 14, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST
Among the myriad ways climate change is impacting the planet, one of the most visible is the rise in forest fires across the globe. Without a doubt, fire seasons in the U.S. and many other countries across the world are becoming longer and more severe – with human activity bearing responsibility in both the short and long term.
Posted: Feb 03, 2016 – 06:00 AM EST
Land conflict is a pressing issue facing many natural resource-based, agri-businesses and communities around the world. The success of addressing major global issues, such as deforestation, largely depends on land conflict approaches.
Posted: Mar 10, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Although investment and infrastructure are needed to audit suppliers, the fact is that delaying the auditing of your supply chain to ensure that your business is compliant with environmental and social standards can prove to be more costly than proactive engagement.