West Fraser signing on to the “30 by 30” Climate Change Challenge

May 02, 2016

West Fraser has signed on to the Forest Products Association of Canada's (FPAC) “30 by 30” Climate Change Challenge, pledging to contribute to an industry-wide effort to help Canada move to a low-carbon economy by removing 30 megatonnes (MT) of CO2 per year by 2030 — more than 13% of the Canadian government’s emissions target.

Our business uses a renewable, natural resource and our environmental stewardship is incorporated into the jobs we do every day.  The forest industry is uniquely positioned to be part of the solution to climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy.

The forest industry is the first Canadian industry to to unveil how it can help Canada reach its emissions reduction target.

West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: “WFT”.

For more information:

Larry Hughes, Vice-President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Rodger Hutchinson, Vice-President, Corporate Controller
(604) 895-2700