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- Weyerhaeuser’s goal is to reduce GHG emissions to 40 percent below 2000 levels by 2020. Energy efficiency is a key element of Weyerhaeuser’s strategy to meet this goal.
- In 2009, it met 74 percent of its operations' energy needs through the use of renewable and carbon-neutral biomass fuels such as wood residuals and other organic byproducts.
- It sequestered approximately 5.8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide in our forests and products in 2009. In sum, during 2009 it sequestered greater than three times more carbon dioxide than it directly emitted and accrued by green tag trades, effectively removing approximately 4.0 million metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.
- In 2009, Weyerhaeuser achieved more than 4,000,000 kWh in sustainable electrical usage reduction via compressed air and lighting best practices, which reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 726 metric tons.
- In 2009, it reduced power purchases by more than 32,000,000 kWh via process systems retrofits, which reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by more than 6,500 metric tons.
- Direct emissions in 2009 were 1.7 million metric tons, which was 270,000 metric tons less than in 2000, its base year. This is a decrease of 13 percent.
Weyerhaeuser is one of the world’s largest forest products companies.
Weyerhaeuser is a member of the Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest U.S.-based association of companies dedicated to business and policy solutions to climate change. Weyerhaeuser Company, incorporated in 1900, is an international integrated forest products company. Weyerhaeuser is principally engaged in the growing and harvesting of timber; the manufacture, distribution and sale of forest products; and real estate construction, development and related activities. Weyerhaeuser is headquartered in Federal Way, WA. In 2006, it had revenues of $21.9 billion and employed 46,700 people.
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