Formare students visit higher learning institution

Invitation extended by a Volunteer Educator gave the young students the chance to talk with university students On June 8, Formare students at Três Lagoas (MS) gave a presentation at the 1st Academic, Cultural and Sports Week of Business Administration and Accounting Sciences at the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul. The event, held Read more about Formare students visit higher learning institution[…]

Former Formare IP student achieves Yellow Belt certification

Jediel Sabino was part of the Project’s first class in 2010 and now she is a chemical engineer At 24 and with seven years spent as an IP employee, Jediel Sabino is an example for the new Formare classes. Hired by IP in 2010, after graduating from Fomare, he began his career at the company Read more about Former Formare IP student achieves Yellow Belt certification[…]

Brazil goes up in sustainability ranking

According to the Environmental Performance Index for 2016, Brazil improved in the air quality category. Published every two years, the “Environmental Performance Index” assesses the performance of 180 countries in relation to policies geared towards sustainability and well-being. At the last edition (2016), Brazil jumped from 77th place to 46th, boosted by improved air quality. Read more about Brazil goes up in sustainability ranking[…]

Take part in the Environmental Education Program (EEP)

Registration is open for the EEP at Luiz Antônio and Mogi Guaçu for the 2nd semester of 2017 The Environmental Education Program is aimed at working with some of the myths about Pulp and Paper production. A maximum of 60 students are allowed during each visit, where they learn more about IP and take part Read more about Take part in the Environmental Education Program (EEP)[…]

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5

In 1972, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held on June 5, in Stockholm, Sweden. At that time, this date was established by the United Nations (UN) as “World Environment Day,” aimed at promoting environmental conservation around the world. “The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which Read more about World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5[…]

See the winning schools in the Guardians of the Water 2017 call for projects

Winning projects include construction of cisterns, planting of saplings and informative marches on the topic. The “Guardians of the Water” award is an International Paper Institute initiative that asks participants to create educational projects related to rational use of water resources inside and outside of school. This year, it was the Luiz Antônio region’s turn Read more about See the winning schools in the Guardians of the Water 2017 call for projects[…]

The importance of nutrition and healthy eating habits in Brazil

In Brasília, in early May, the Centre of Excellence against Hunger – a partnership between the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Brazilian government – held a workshop on nutrition. Guest researchers are held debates on eating standards and the dizzying rise in ultra-processed food in Brazil. According to the Michele Lessa, who Read more about The importance of nutrition and healthy eating habits in Brazil[…]

Guardians of the Water approaches dengue prevention through storytelling

From May 22 to June 2, International Paper Institute is promoting the second phase of the “Guardians of the Water” project, with “A Kingdom without Dengue,” an interactive show. The initiative brings together a puppet show, music and information for the school communities in the cities of Guatapará, Altinópolis, São Simão and Luiz Antônio (SP). Read more about Guardians of the Water approaches dengue prevention through storytelling[…]

IP Institute publishes report on activities

Programs coordinated by IIP benefitted over 28,500 people in 2016 In late April, International Paper Institute released its 2016 activities report. In total, 28,574 people benefitted from projects carried out by IIP and its partners in 14 cities. For the sake of comparison, the number of people impacted by initiatives is more than twice the Read more about IP Institute publishes report on activities[…]

IIP celebrates “Beekeeper Day”

International Paper Institute prepared a special action for Beekeper Day, celebrated on May 22: distributing honey produced in ‘s planted forests, through the “Supportive Beekeeping” project, to workers at all of the company’s units in Brazil. To honor the work of beekeepers, students put together packages with honey packets that will be delivered from May Read more about IIP celebrates “Beekeeper Day”[…]