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5 takeaways from sustainability leaders
5 takeaways from sustainability leaders in Rolland’s business ecosystem

The thoughtful comments and practical actions of the many sustainability-minded partners, customers and suppliers in our business ecosystem often prove inspiring.

Colorado State University
Green Champions – Sustainability is foundational to Colorado State University

Bonnie Palmatory, Graphic Designer and Assistant Director of Creative Communications in the Department of Housing and Dining at Colorado State University, talks about encouraging sustainable behaviour without lecturing, the importance of aiming high, and fighting the good fight.

Green Champions – Cirque du Soleil’s commitment to sustainability is no laughing matter

In our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle asks sustainability-minded companies about their approach to environmental responsibility

Sustainable Paper’s Best Kept Secret: Biogas

Sometimes following your instinct can lead one down the path of progress.

That’s how Rolland stumbled upon the secret weapon that helped them, in part, achieve their sustainability targets.

Transparency clearly benefits everyone

Too much information? It depends on the circumstances… No doubt, listening to the deeply intimate confessions of a stranger can make people uncomfortable. But when it comes to corporations, getting all the facts and details is never too much – it’s called transparency.

LCA for paper, relevant as ever

Life cycle assessment (LCA) is the most commonly used methodology in the world to evaluate the environmental performance of products and services. This methodology is governed by international standards and is recognized as a rigorously scientific approach.

Rolland assesses the benefits with science

More than twelve years ago, paper industry professionals said that Rolland had lost its mind. In 2004, we launched a recycled copy paper that many claimed customers would not buy. Today, that paper – Rolland Enviro – represents more than half of our production.

Let's clear the air... about water

If you recall your high school science, you’ll remember that ALL the water on Earth has been recycled – through evaporation and precipitation – billions of times.

In this digital age, the majority value paper as a premium product
In this digital age, the majority value paper as a premium product

It’s not hard to understand why paper use has been decreasing year over year as a result of digitization. You would think people don’t care about paper anymore, but that’s not true.

Carbon emissions
We don't pretend to be carbon neutral. Here's why.

Many companies claim to be carbon neutral. To most people, this sounds like the company leaves no carbon footprint.