Weyerhaeuser Shares Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals

Jul 25, 2013, 13:11 ET from Weyerhaeuser Company

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced the publication of its tenth annual sustainability report.  The online report details the company's performance in 2012 and demonstrates its progress against more than 40 specific targets it will accomplish by 2020. The company's commitments, goals and targets are organized under three sustainability pillars — performance, people and planet.

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A few highlights of Weyerhaeuser's 2012 sustainability achievements include:

Weyerhaeuser was also the recipient of more than 20 third-party awards and recognitions in 2012 and early 2013. For the second year in a row, the company was included on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, and it was also named one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens and one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute.

About Weyerhaeuser Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, began operations in 1900. We own or control nearly 7 million acres of timberlands, primarily in the U.S., and manage another 14 million acres under long-term licenses in Canada. We manage these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with internationally recognized forestry standards. We are also one of the largest manufacturers of wood and cellulose fibers products, and we develop real estate, primarily as a builder of single-family homes. Our company is a real estate investment trust. In 2012, we generated $7.1 billion in sales and employed approximately 13,200 people who serve customers worldwide. Our common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol WY. Learn more at www.weyerhaeuser.com.

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