Environmental Education Project takes part in “Clean Field Day”

International Paper Institute brought the EEP (Environmental Education Program) to National Clean Field Day. Held by Coplana, Agroindustrial Cooperative, the event took place in Jaboticabal (SP) on August 16. Aimed at raising awareness among public school students about environmental conservation, the initiative gathered over 2,500 students ages 9 to 14 from the cities of Jaboticabal, Read more about Environmental Education Project takes part in “Clean Field Day”[…]

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[…]

IIP opens registrations for Formare 2017

Registrations for the FORMARE selective process at International Paper in the Mogi Guaçu, Luiz Antônio and Três Lagoas regions will be open from October 11 to November 3. For the first time, the selective process at the three IP units will be integrated, with several new facets. The professional training course is a supplement to Read more about IIP opens registrations for Formare 2017[…]

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 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[…]

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[…]