FORMARE advances to the next phase

The start of a career is a big step in a young person’s education. That is why International Paper Institute (IPI), in partnership with Fundação Iochpe, promotes the FORMARE Project. Last Friday (Nov. 6) was the last day to register for the next edition  A total of 470 teens registered: 117 for the Luiz Antônio Read more about FORMARE advances to the next phase[…]

Supportive Beekeeping: project optimizes use of forests and raises income in several regions

Generate income for regional beekeepers. This was the idea behind Supportive Beekeeping. The project, which since 2011 has fostered honey production in International Paper eucalyptus forests in the cities of Luiz Antônio, Mogi Guaçu, Altinópolis and Brotas, all in the state of São Paulo, is now showing very positive results. Over 40 tons of honey Read more about Supportive Beekeeping: project optimizes use of forests and raises income in several regions[…]

FORMARE: Luiz Antônio students go on to group dynamic phase

Students in the Luiz Antônio region who registered for the 2016 FORMARE Project can now check the list of those that have been selected to take part in the group dynamic and individual interview to be done on Tuesday, December 1, from 9 AM to 4 PM at the International Paper pulp and paper factory. Read more about FORMARE: Luiz Antônio students go on to group dynamic phase[…]

Mogi Guaçu: see the list of those passing on to the dynamic stage of FORMARE

Students in the Mogi Guaçu region who registered for the 2016 FORMARE Project can now check the list of those that have been selected to take part in the group dynamic and individual interview. Students will be split into two groups and different days: Monday, December 14, and Tuesday, December 15, from 8 AM to Read more about Mogi Guaçu: see the list of those passing on to the dynamic stage of FORMARE[…]

FORMARE action benefits elderly in need in the São Paulo heartland

International Paper Institute, through the FORMARE School Project, is carrying out a charity initiative to benefit elderly people in need at the Padre Longino de Mogi Guaçu Home for the Elderly (162 kilometers from São Paulo). The 60 senior citizens living at the institution will receive clothing, non-perishable food and personal care products raised ruing Read more about FORMARE action benefits elderly in need in the São Paulo heartland[…]

FORMARE students present model at IP headquarters

Last Wednesday (Nov. 18), FORMARE students were in São Paulo to present a model of the Mogi Guaçu paper factory to workers at the International Paper office. The young people took the occasion to share what they have learned in FORMARE, such as the creation of the model, which was made in five days, and Read more about FORMARE students present model at IP headquarters[…]

Três Lagoas students take part in Nature and Body project

On Friday (Nov. 27), kids from the Parque São Carlos and Joaquim Marques Schools had fun, learned and put all of their teachings on sustainability into practice with the close of activities for the Nature & Body project, in the city of Três Lagoas, in Mato Grosso do Sul. The project is aimed at putting Read more about Três Lagoas students take part in Nature and Body project[…]

IPI celebrates volunteer day

To celebrate International Volunteer Day on December 5, International Paper Instiute took workers volunteering on the Formare project to an external activity. Aimed at recognizing the volunteer work each person does, employees at the Luiz Antônio and Mogi Guaçu (SP) units had an outing to Brotas, while Três Lagoas (MS) employees went to the Pousada do Read more about IPI celebrates volunteer day[…]

IPI provides career training to 40 young people in 2015

The chance to enter the labor market is becoming a reality for young people from the Mogi Guaçu and Luiz Antônio regions, in the heartland of São Paulo state. On December 8 and 9, International Paper Institute held graduation ceremonies for the FORMARE Project classes. A total of 40 graduates now hold Process Industry Production Read more about IPI provides career training to 40 young people in 2015[…]

Christmas Mission: Guardians in Action Project hands out gifts to kids at Lar Bororé

On December 17, 90 professionals from the International Paper office in São Paulo took part in yet another mission for the Guardians in Action Project, by “adopting” 90 kids from the Lar Bororé home for Christmas. Each volunteer picked a card and was responsible for giving a gift to the child they picked, in an Read more about Christmas Mission: Guardians in Action Project hands out gifts to kids at Lar Bororé[…]

FORMARE QUALIFIERS – LUIZ ANTÔNIO AND MOGI GUAÇU 2016

The FORMARE Project is completing 7 years under the care of International Paper Institute. Young people who are in their senior year of high school at a public school in 2016 took part in the selection process. The professional training course is a supplement to regular schooling, with classes given Monday through Friday during the Read more about FORMARE QUALIFIERS – LUIZ ANTÔNIO AND MOGI GUAÇU 2016[…]

SAME VECTOR, NEW DISEASES: TAKE CARE

Learn more about chikungunya, dengue and zika and use prevention With 200,000 additional cases and 189 more deaths by dengue in Brazil, 2015 toppled the 2013 record. Campaigns to raise awareness in every state have picked up pace, but extra attention is needed, especially now in the summer. The heat gives the Aedes aegypti a Read more about SAME VECTOR, NEW DISEASES: TAKE CARE[…]

IIP: balance of 2015 activities

2015 was quite a year for Instituto International Paper. Yet again, the goal of transforming lives through educational, social and environmental development with a focus on children and adolescents was achieved with success. In total, 39,000 people in 23 cities were impacted by the seven initiatives maintained by IIP throughout Brazil. This year, one big Read more about IIP: balance of 2015 activities[…]

EEP 2016 welcomes employees’ kids for a day at International Paper

Action involved the children of workers at the Mogi Guaçu and Luiz Antonio units. Activities included talks and team dynamics On January 20 and 21, International Paper Institute (IIP) promoted yet another edition of the Environmental Education Project (EEP). This year, 98 kids, ages six to 10, had the chance to learn a little more Read more about EEP 2016 welcomes employees’ kids for a day at International Paper[…]

The important work of Volunteer Educators in the Formare Project

Adapting Formare project classes to the workday is part of what Volunteer Educators (VEs) do. They are professionals from different areas who dedicate time to educating young people and adolescents through the project. To get good results, Educators have to organize their schedules so that there is no conflict between classes and work activities. “I Read more about The important work of Volunteer Educators in the Formare Project[…]

Be a Guardian of the Water!

Through simple actions, you too can become a defender of this very precious natural resource   Saving water has been a widely debated topic in recent years, as a result of the availability of water and the impacts of drought on various regions of Brazil. Aware of its social responsibility, every year International Paper Institute Read more about Be a Guardian of the Water![…]

Healthy and safe celebration

Carnaval is one of the year’s most anticipated dates, with four days to travel or enjoy the celebrations at one of the street parties or parades. Nevertheless, it is also a time when people forget to take some essential measures which can put health and well-being at risk when ignored. Body care Many people forget Read more about Healthy and safe celebration[…]

A new view of philanthropy

What does “love for humanity” mean to you? Talking about philanthropy leads us to think about donations by major charity institutions, but “philanthropy means giving time and talent, not just money,” says Katherine Fulton, president of the  Monitor Institute, an institute whose aim is to help leaders solve social and environmental problems.  In 12 minutes, Katherine Read more about A new view of philanthropy[…]

Formare Três Lagoas: list of those accepted to second phase of selective process

International Paper Institute (IIP) is holding the selective process to choose the next class for the Formare project. The initiative is done in partnership with Fundação Iochpe and offers qualification and specialization to low-income youth in the region, where International Paper has a paper factory. Ten students will be selected to receive stipends and benefits Read more about Formare Três Lagoas: list of those accepted to second phase of selective process[…]

IIP takes part in national Campo Limpo Day in Jaboticabal

On August 25, International Paper Institute (IIP) took part in a trade show to celebrate National Campo Limpo Day (or DNCL, its acronym in Portuguese). Celebrated on August 18, DNCL is a date created to celebrate the good results in reverse logistics of empty packaging for agrochemicals in Brazil and recognize the links in the Read more about IIP takes part in national Campo Limpo Day in Jaboticabal[…]

Amazon Day: the challenge of protecting our biggest forest

Celebrated on September 5, the main goal of Amazon Day is to raise awareness among people about respect for this important storehouse of our planet’s natural life. The date was chosen in honor of the creation of the Province of Amazonas, by Emperor D. Pedro II, in 1850. At a size of over five million Read more about Amazon Day: the challenge of protecting our biggest forest[…]

IIP holds travelling edition of EEP in Altinópolis

On September 4, International Paper Institute(IIP) held a travelling edition of the Environmental Education Program (EEP) in the city of Altinópolis/SP, where International Paper (IP) has a forestry unit. The program was done at the Carmem Miguel Viccari School, located in the rural area of the city. This learning institution was chosen because of its great Read more about IIP holds travelling edition of EEP in Altinópolis[…]

Travelling Book City Project comes to Paulínia

From September 21 to 25, International Paper Institute (IIP) will hold the Travelling Book City project at Avenida João Aranha Sports Gym, in Paulínia. Book City is a playful theater space, with strong visual appeal, but what makes it different is that it is highly educational. Developed to instill an interest in and habit of Read more about Travelling Book City Project comes to Paulínia[…]

Book City reaches 4,000 students in Paulínia

In September, International Paper Institute (IIP) held the Travelling Book City project for the first time in the city of Paulínia. The activity took place from the 21st to the 25th at the Avenida João Aranha Sports Gym and reached over four thousand public school students. One of the program’s goals is to encourage the Read more about Book City reaches 4,000 students in Paulínia[…]

IIP opens registrations for FORMARE

On Monday, October 19, registrations were opened for FORMARE in the Mogi Guaçu and Luiz Antônio regions, an International Paper Institute project that is completing five very successful years. One-hundred and seventy-four young people have already completed the training course, earning a diploma as Process Industry Production Assistants. Young people that are in their sophomore Read more about IIP opens registrations for FORMARE[…]

Formare students participate in career talk

Três Lagoas class welcomed marketing executive Elídio Frias, exchanging ideas on planning and careers On Wednesday, February 3, Três Lagoas Formare students welcomed Elídio Frias, a marketing executive from Solenis Especialidades Químicas, for a chat about careers and career paths. An International Paper Institute partner in actions connected with Formare, the executive had the chance Read more about Formare students participate in career talk[…]