Major Companies Urge Canadian Government to Protect Boreal Forests and Caribou

Seventeen major companies — the likes of Gap, Hallmark, Clif Bar & Company and H&M — that use paper and pulp products, have signed a letter urging the Canadian government to legally protect threatened areas and species of the boreal forests.

In a letter dated June 22, the companies expressed concern that the lack of enforceable protections for boreal woodland caribou risks undermining Canada as a “responsible option” for their sourcing, citing the degradation of habitat that contributes to global climate instability and goes against the wishes of Indigenous peoples. read more >>