Verso Paper Receives Award
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Verso Paper Corp. received the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) President’s Award for its partnership efforts to promote sustainable forest management principles and initiatives in Maine.
“Verso is proud to be recognized by SFI for our efforts to increase the number of third-party certified forestlands in Maine,” said Craig Liska, vice president of sustainability. “This project has been a rewarding partnership experience for Verso. We have focused on providing support to private landowners by creating a more cost effective certification process and offering resources to support responsible forest management practices.”
“At SFI Inc., we value partnerships like this one, which yield benefits for forests, for communities and for the marketplace,” said SFI president and CEO Kathy Abusow. “Through its involvement in this pilot, Verso Paper Corp. is showing its commitment to responsible forestry by helping to make third-party forest certification more accessible for small- and medium-sized landowners in Maine.”
For more information, visit www.versopaper.com.