Super Puma, powerful helicopters joining the fight against forest fires
CMPC has two new aerial resources to help in the fight against rural fires this season in the Biobío and Araucanía Regions in Chile. Known as Super Puma, these helicopters have a carrying capacity of 3,500 liters of water. They are currently operating in the Los Angeles and Angol districts.
Sustainable sack for cement wins most innovative packaging in Chile
The Zero Waste Sack packaging developed by CMPC gets incorporated into the cement in the mixer, disintegrating in just seven minutes thanks to the mechanical action of water.
CMPC inaugurates Bosque Vivo, a project that brings forests to the community.
The first park in the network was just opened in the Araucanía. It's aim is to turn these properties into a setting for sports and community life in which productive spaces, research, restoration and conservation areas all coexist.
CMPC recognized as one of the most sustainable companies in the world
The company was chosen by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) as the second most sustainable company in the Pulp & Paper category. CMPC’s sustainability approach is part of its corporate strategy and is based on global standards and commitments around the protection of human rights, labor relations, environment, education and decent work.
CMPC and UCSC Launch a Tourism and Gastronomy Center to Promote Heritage and Culture
The launch of the project “Centro de Vinculación Turístico y Gastronómico Intercultural UCSC” (UCSC Intercultural Gastronomy and Tourism Relations Center) to promote the living and cultural heritage of the province of Arauco in the region of Biobío, southern Chile, took place at the Cañete Campus of the Technological Institute of Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción.
CMPC inaugurates Bosque Vivo, a project that brings forests to the community
The first park in the network was just opened in the Araucanía. It’s aim is to turn these properties into a setting for sports and community life in which productive spaces, research, restoration and conservation areas all coexist.
More than 120 children participate in Ucelandia’s summer activities at the Papelero Stadium
With the purpose of opening up the Papelero Stadium in Puente Alto to local residents in order to engage in physical activity, Ucelandia is now in its third year. This is a recreational program that CMPC and the Catholic University Athletics Club hosts during the month of January, bringing moments of recreation to children aged 4 to 13.
CMPC exhibits its forest fire-fighting equipment for the 2022-2023 season
The company Chairman said, “In recent weeks we’ve witnessed how the human hand is behind most of the fires.” This is not only caused by negligence or mistakes; rather, we are dealing with people, or criminals really, who are only seeking to do harm.”
María Ayuda and CMPC inaugurate new shelter in Los Angeles
Se trata de la primera casa que entra en funcionamiento bajo el programa conocido como “Casa Alma”, en que la infraestructura fue diseñada especialmente para un sistema de atención basado en un modelo terapéutico.
San Rosendo: The Trash-free Neighborhoods challenge gets started in more Biobío districts
The program, currently underway in seven other districts in the Biobío, Araucanía and Ñuble regions, seeks to raise awareness about recycling and the environment by reusing waste so it does not end up in dumps and landfills. The initiative is promoted by CMPC in collaboration with the San Rosendo Municipality.
Red Por un Chile que Lee [Chile Literacy Network] connects more than 100 public and private entities to address the reading crises affecting children
Officially launched in the Hall of Honor of the Central Building of the University of Chile, this collaborative network seeks to urgently move from diagnosis to action.
The Water for Chile Challenge has provided drinking water access to more than 1,000 families in two years
The project started in 2019 and has delivered drinking and irrigation water to families in the Araucanía, Los Lagos and Biobío regions.