Weyerhaeuser provides sustainability update

Weyerhaeuser shared the results of its 11th annual sustainability report, with highlights that included a perfect timberlands certification record.

"At Weyerhaeuser, sustainability is how we do business," said Doyle Simons, president and CEO, in his letter to stakeholders. "It all comes back to flawless execution to achieve our vision: working together to grow a truly great company for our shareholders, customers and employees. To us, this means creating a great place to work, achieving great financial results and making a great contribution to society. Our goal is to do all three really well, all the time."

Other points of note: 73% of Weyerhaeuser's sites stayed injury-free last year, with a recordable incident rate of less than one. Additionally, the company followed the 'In accordance' - Comprehensive level of the new Global Reporting Initiative's G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

Among its sustainability initiatives last year was a new data collection program that streamlined and simplified report content.

And finally, some recognition: Weyerhaeuser was listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the third year in a row, and it also ranked sixth on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens list and was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute.

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