SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Being a good corporate citizen is imperative to CatchMark. We consider the impact of our corporate and timberland-level operations on the well-being of our employees, contractors, suppliers and the communities in which we operate.

HUMAN RIGHTS

CatchMark strives to respect and promote human rights in accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Our aim is to help increase the enjoyment of human rights within the communities in which we operate The company’s Human Rights policy addresses:

  • Safe and healthy workplace
  • Workplace security
  • Forced labor and human trafficking
  • Child labor
  • Competitive work hours, wages, and benefits
  • Water resources
  • Training and reporting for workers
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WORK HEALTH & SAFETY

We are committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for all workers (including vendors, contractors, temporary employees and volunteers) as well as clients, visitors and members of the public. Risks and hazards to health and safety will be eliminated or minimized, as far as is reasonably practicable.

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GIVING BACK

CatchMark is always seeking ways to give back to the local communities where we operate. We strive to make a positive impact and support a variety of socially responsible organizations. We seek to engage employees and partners in ways to support charitable endeavors, community building, and drive deeper relationships within the communities where we operate.

WILLIS J. POTTS JR. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

CatchMark is proud to sponsor the Willis J. Potts, Jr. Scholarship Program for employees of CatchMark. This program was established to honor Willis J. Potts, Jr., a director CatchMark since 2006 and its Chairman of the Board from 2013 until 2020 when he retired. Mr. Potts has worked in the timber industry since 1969 serving in many leadership roles until joining CatchMark’s Board in 2006. Having graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and completing the Executive Program at the University of Virginia, education and developing future business leaders have always been important to Mr. Potts. He was appointed to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia in 2006 and served as Chair of the Board of Regents from July 2010 to June 2011. We believe Willis’s and CatchMark’s high regard for education will be fostered through this scholarship program.

This scholarship program is administered through CatchMark’s Scholarship Committee and awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, orientation, gender, disability or national origin.