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ASAE Asked, Its Members Answered

New sustainability and ESG initiatives

Although Kermit said, "It's not easy being green," many associations know the importance of pushing forward sustainability and ESG initiatives both internally and for their industries and professions. With Earth Day right around the corner, read on for some new things your association colleagues are doing when it comes to sustainability and ESG.

Jesse Levine

Senior Director, Energy and Environmental Policy, American Forest & Paper Association

With our initiative Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future, we’re committed to advancing a circular value chain. Our industry contributes to a circular economy by sourcing renewable raw materials from sustainably managed forests, optimizing product design and maximizing efficient manufacturing processes to reduce waste and improving recycling of our industry’s products to keep materials in use. To me, the circular economy means reducing waste from start to finish of a product and being mindful of the resources used and impacts throughout.

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