Transformative sustainability: Year-1 progress on Domtar 2020 roadmap

    Transformative sustainability: Year-1 progress on Domtar 2020 roadmap

PR Newswire

MONTREAL, June 28, 2013

2012 Sustainable Growth Report highlights safest year on record, nearly 85%
use of renewable energy, increasing FSC fiber use, decreasing GHG intensity


MONTREAL, June 28, 2013  /PRNewswire/ - Domtar  Corporation (NYSE: UFS)  (TSX: 
UFS) today released  its 2012  Sustainable Growth Report,  providing a  Year-1 
update on its 2020  sustainable business roadmap.  Progress is being  tracked 
through a framework of 35 key  performance indicators that cover the range  of 
the Company's sustainability  efforts, from  increasing production  efficiency 
and environmental  footprint  reductions,  to  promoting  the  development  of 
employees, serving customers better and contributing more effectively to  host 

The report highlights a long list  of Year-1 achievements: the Company's  best 
year on  record for  health and  safety performance;  close to  85%  renewable 
energy use;  decreasing greenhouse  gas emissions  intensity; and,  increasing 
FSC^® certified fiber use.  Additional focus in the  report is also given  to 
innovations  that  have  resulted  in  almost  half  of  what  was  previously 
considered mill  by-product  "waste"  now  providing  economic  value  through 
beneficial re-use;  greater employee  engagement around  sustainable  business 
issues; and, Domtar's deep connections to local communities.

"From paper  communication that  helps inform,  entertain and  connect us,  to 
personal care products that provide hygienic solutions and dignity and quality
of life to families, the promise  of quality and sustainability that we  bring 
to the world is  unwavering," noted John D.  Williams, Domtar's President  and 
Chief Executive Officer.  "We encourage our  stakeholders to have  a look  for 
themselves at the progress we've made  already and also where we've still  got 
work to do - we need your input on this long-term journey."

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About Domtar
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX:  UFS) designs, manufactures, markets  and 
distributes a  wide variety  of fiber-based  products including  communication 
papers, specialty and  packaging papers and  adult incontinence products.  The 
foundation of its business is a  network of world class wood fiber  converting 
assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its
pulp production  is  consumed internally  to  manufacture paper  and  consumer 
products. Domtar  is the  largest integrated  marketer of  uncoated  freesheet 
paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar^®, Lynx^®  Opaque 
Ultra, Husky^® Opaque Offset, First Choice^® and Domtar EarthChoice^®.  Domtar 
is also a  leading marketer and  producer of a  complete line of  incontinence 
care products marketed primarily under  the Attends^® brand name. Domtar  owns 
and operates Ariva^®, a  network of strategically  located paper and  printing 
supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5  billion 
from some 50  countries. The  Company employs approximately  9,300 people.  To 
learn more, visit

SOURCE Domtar Corporation


Pascal Bossé
Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: 514-848-5938

David Struhs
Tel: 803-802-8031
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