Paraná, July 25, 2017 – Klabin has just published on its website the Public Summary – 2017 Forestry Stewardship Plant for Paraná.The Summary details the company’s efforts to promote adequate management of its forests, the indicators of its social and environmental actions and investments made in the state, and its sustainability policy. The highlights include the expansion of Klabin’s forest area in Paraná, which increased from 269,693 thousand to 333,155 thousand hectares, including eight new cities.
Another positive highlight was the result of wildlife monitoring activities carried out by the company in 2016: among the 764 species registered, one jaguar (Panthera onca) was identified at the Monte Alegre farm, a forest area owned by the company in Telêmaco Borba, Paraná.The feline, a critically endangered and vulnerable species according to the Environmental Institute of Paraná (IAP) and the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation, had not been spotted in the region for over 20 years.The sighting confirms the importance of forestry stewardship activities that provide ideal conditions for maintaining biodiversity.
Besides highlighting the external commitments voluntarily undertaken by the company, the summary describes the company’s forest areas in the state, providing geoclimatic, topographic, geological and hydrological data.It also explains the forest stewardship process, describing the diverse areas and operations, such as research, planning, forestry, harvesting and forestry transportation.
To read the Public Summary – 2017 Forestry Management Plan for Paraná, go to https://bit.ly/2tWOKr1