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Neenah Paper Earth Week Activities Designed to Inspire Change

Submitted by: Neenah Paper

Categories: Green Building, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Apr 22, 2009 – 02:18 PM EST

 

Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - ATLANTA, GA. - April 22, 2009 - As a leader in sustainable technologies and premium paper products, Atlanta-based Neenah Paper is using Earth Day and Earth Week 2009 to inspire change and expand its sustainability efforts. Designed to encourage employees, vendors, partners, customers and the industry to take positive, sustainable action, Neenah has a variety of activities planned at the company’s headquarters including:

- "Neenah is Greenah" trivia. Neenah Paper will test employees' mastery of "green speak" with a series of green trivia questions. Prizes include everything from t-shirts to gas cards.

- "Lunch-n-learn" events. Employees will brown bag it as they learn how to not only catch the green wave, but also hear about the company’s current and future green initiatives.

- It's jeans and "Neenah is Greenah" t-shirts on Wednesday, April 22, as the company kicks back for green. Creating their own version of "reality" TV, employees will be filmed answering what being green means to them. Answers will be posted on NTV, Neenah's own online video channel.

- EarthShare of Georgia's "Party in the Sky". From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on April 22, select Neenah employees will participate in EarthShare of Georgia’s "Party in the Sky" at Nelson Mullins, located at 201 17th St. in Atlantic Station. The event celebrates the contributions local companies and nonprofits have made to preserve and protect Georgia's natural heritage.

- EarthShare of Georgia Earth Day 2009 Leadership Breakfast. The week will culminate with the EarthShare of Georgia Earth Day 2009 Leadership Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, April 24. Neenah leadership will attend the breakfast at the Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker St., which will celebrate innovations in sustainable business practices and recognize its outstanding partners, leaders and organizations.

Related Links

Neenah Paper, http://www.neenahpaper.com
Neenah Green, http://www.neenahpaper.com/NEENAHGREEN
NTV, http://www.neenahpaper.com/NeenahTV
EarthShare of Georgia, http://www.earthsharega.org

Company Facts

  • Neenah Paper has been creating and manufacturing premium and specialty papers for more than 100 years.
  • Neenah brings state-of-the-art technology to its signature brands, CLASSIC(R), ENVIRONMENT(R), STARWHITE(R), NEENAH(R) and SUNDANCE(R). The company also produces award-winning and versatile digital papers.
  • Through Neenah’s Green initiative, the company conducts eco-friendly business. This includes mill-based solutions for minimizing environmental impact.
  • Neenah Paper is a proud consumer of Green Energy, is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Green Power Partner, and manufactures many brands carrying the Green-e, Green Seal and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certifications (SW-COC-000885).
  • For more information, visit www.neenahpaper.com or call (800) 558-5061.
Keywords
Neenah Paper, Neenah, Earth Day 2009, Neenah Green, EarthShare of Georgia

For more information, please contact:

Jamie Saunders Neenah Paper Inc.
Phone: 678-518-3222
Claudia D'Avanzo Creative Communications Consultants
Phone: 404-898-0423

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