Sylvamo and WWF's Mogi Guacu Roots program in Brazil has restored more than 180 hectares since 2018 in partnership with landowners and municipalities; it has planted 217,000 seedlings, protected 108 springs, and goal is to restore 480 hectares by 2026

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MOGI GUACU, Brazil , November 3, 2023 (press release) –

Sylvamo (NYSE: SLVM), the world's paper company, is proud to announce the progress of the Mogi Guacu Roots program. The program, which started in 2018, is a partnership between Sylvamo and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop a forest restoration program that strengthens water resilience in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.

To date, the program has partnered with landowners and municipalities to:

  • Plant 217,000 seedlings

  • Restore more than 180 hectares

  • Protect 108 springs in the Mogi Guacu River basin

“We are proud to partner with organizations like World Wildlife Fund to help ensure healthy and productive forest ecosystems for generations to come,” said James McDonald, chief sustainability officer. “Partnerships like this will help us reach our 2030 goal to conserve, enhance and restore ecologically significant forestland globally.”

Partners receive seedlings and resources to restore natural habitats, reduce erosion and protect biodiversity. The project has a goal to restore 480 hectares by 2026.


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