Our Sustainable DNA
Cascades’ mission is to “contribute to the well-being of people, communities and the planet.”
To manifest this commitment and continuously improve, the company created a sustainable development plan with ten ambitious goals for 2016–2020.
reduction in the intensity of our GHG emissions since 1990
times less water used to manufacture our products than the average in the Canadian paper industry*
Equivalent to the flow of Niagara Falls for 11 hours
times less energy used to manufacture our products than the average in the Canadian paper industry*
Equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 331,216 Canadian households
A Circular Company
Did you know that Cascades was a pioneer of the circular economy? The company has been demonstrating the potential of all kinds of residual materials since 1964, recycling and transforming them into new products. This logic continues to underpin our business model today.
Cascades, A Responsible Citizen
Wanting to contribute to the development of the communities where it operates, each year Cascades makes a commitment to some 300 organizations supporting environmental and social causes. This enables it to maintain lasting partnerships in its key sectors.
Cascades is proud to have donated more than 150,000 boxes to food assistance organizations in 2020
Fresh Attitude salads now sold in 100% recycled plastic packaging produced by Cascades
Media Advisory - Cascades' Annual General Meeting of Shareholders - "Source of Possibilties"
Cascades named to the list of the 50 Top Business Moves for the Planet
*Forest Products Association of Canada, 2019