Suzano's Forestlands in Brazil Not Impacted by Amazon Rainforest Fires
Suzano's forest assets account for 1.3 million hectares of planted eucalyptus and over 900,000 hectares of native preserved areas.
August 27, 2019 - Suzano S.A. announced that its forests, which are located across seven states in Brazil, have not been impacted by the Amazon Rainforest fires. Suzano's forest assets account for 1.3 million hectares of planted eucalyptus and over 900,000 hectares of native preserved areas.
Suzano also noted that the company has a wide and permanent protection and monitoring system of its areas, as well as an efficient firefighting mechanism in the eventuality of occurrence of any fire focus.
In a press release Suzano stated, “The company's commitment to preserving life, also by conserving native forests, reflects the practices that guide all the decisions taken by Suzano. Thus, it's opportune to state that Suzano defends the preservation of the Amazon biome, as it also defends the preservation of every other biomes, biodiversity, and peoples living in these regions.”
Suzano is one of the largest integrated eucalyptus pulp and paper producers in Latin America. With operations in nearly 60 countries, Suzano is the world's second largest producer of eucalyptus pulp, one of the ten largest producers of market pulp, and the regional market leader in paper for domestic and commercial use. To learn more, please visit: www.suzano.com.br.