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Climate Week NYC 2020: Don't Miss International Paper and The Nature Conservancy Discuss Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

International Paper to host first Climate Week event, the biggest climate summit of the year presented by the Climate Group.

Published 09-17-20

Submitted by International Paper Company

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Climate Week, an annual event hosted by the Climate Group, is the biggest climate summit taking place this year, and International Paper will be hosting its first #ClimateWeekNYC event during the summit.

As the world’s focus shifts to how we rebuild after COVID-19, Climate Week NYC 2020 will explore what lessons we can learn in the pursuit of a net-zero future though just transition. The summit’s goal is to put people at the heart of climate action to build a better future by bringing together business and government leaders to showcase amazing climate actions and find ways to do more.

International Paper’s event, “Forests as a Natural Climate Solution,” will be held virtually September 24, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. EDT. International Paper Chief Sustainability Officer, Sophie Beckham, will be chatting with The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, Peter Ellis, about how forests are a critical, yet often overlooked, solution in the fight against climate change. They will discuss how improvements to land stewardship could cost-effectively avoid 11 gigatons of carbon-dioxide emissions per year and will provide specific examples of collaborations in between governments, NGOs, and the private sector in Gabon, Indonesia, Mexico, and the Central Appalachians of the United States.

You can register for the free event here.

About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa and Russia. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods and enable world-wide commerce; pulp for diapers, tissue, and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., employ more than 50,000 colleagues and serve more than 25,000 customers in 150 countries. Net sales for 2019 were $22 billion. For more information about International Paper, our products and global citizenship efforts, please visit See how we’re building a better future for people, the planet and our company at

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About International Paper

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

About International Paper - EMEA

In Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), International Paper focuses on the production and marketing of fiber-based packaging and pulp, employing approximately 4,200 people. As a leading supplier of high-quality corrugated containers for a multitude of applications, we serve customers throughout the region from our network of two recycled containerboard mills and 23 box plants in France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Pulp production is centered in Gdansk, Poland. Other products available from International Paper in the region include Kraft linerboard and recycled containerboard, as well as pulp.

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