Biobío en 100 Palabras celebrates a decade of history with a new book and announces novelties for its next edition
The renowned short story contest “Biobío en 100 Palabras”, presented by Fundación Plagio and CMPC, with the support of the University of Concepción, launched a special edition of the book that brings together all the winning stories of the 10 years of the literary contest.
The IV edition of the short story contest “Araucanía en 100 palabras” begins
From this Thursday, June 9th, the short story contest “Araucanía in 100 Words” invites all the inhabitants of the region, regardless of age, to write stories in Spanish and Mapudungun, addressing life in the region in a maximum of 100 Words. The fourth version of the literary contest will feature a series of novelties and is presented by Fundación Plagio and CMPC.
The health authority extends the operational period of the vaccine centers in Nacimiento and Los Ángeles.
After the success of both multi-vaccine centers provided by CMPC, an agreement was made with the company, the Municipalities of Los Ángeles and Nacimiento, and the Biobío Health Services to extend and reinforce vaccination.
CMPC Board Approves Resources for the Construction of the CMPC - DuocUC Campus in Biobio
The future higher education center will effectively have 700 students that will be able to access dual and continuing technical and vocational education, in addition to training for workers and suppliers.
Safe summer on the Carahue and Toltén Navigable river routes
More than 22 entrepreneurs from La Araucanía are now ready to receive tourists safely from Covid-19 thanks to the Arriba Todos Juntos plan that adds more than 500 beneficiaries, being them small and medium entrepreneurs from four regions of Chile.
Commissioning of the first Social Pantry began in Puente Alto
In total, there will be more than two thousand elderly residents who will be part of this initiative that seeks to help in the nutrition and basic services of the beneficiaries, delivering food baskets week by week.
CMPC and the Nacimiento Social and Cultural Sports Club Hand in hand for sport
For the fourth consecutive year, CMPC is an official sponsor of the Nacimiento Sports, Social and Cultural Club (CDSC), a commitment that this year was ratified in a ceremony at the Santa Fe plant in the pottery district.
Scholarship holder of the CMPC-Portas program: “Without the program it would be very complicated for me and I would not have been able to study”
The 600 students obtaining benefit from the Construye Futuro CMPC – Portas program come from the Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, La Araucanía and Los Ríos regions.
CMPC in Valdivia signs an alliance for local sports
Valdivia is the city with the longest history in Chilean basketball, standing out for its sporting successes and a faithful fan that gives its unconditional support.
Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes and CMPC sign agreement to facilitate inclusion process for migrants
“For a more inclusive Chile” (“Por un Chile más inclusivo”) is the name of the program to be developed by both organizations, which will allow different initiatives to be carried out at the Til Til plant of the paper mill to promote the social insertion of migrants in its facilities.
CMPC signs agreement with Red de Alimentos to create first Social Pantry in Puente Alto
With the aim of supporting and caring for the elderly, CMPC and Red de Alimentos will implement the first “Social Pantry” in the municipality of Puente Alto, located on one of the properties adjacent to the paper plant, at 860 José Luis Coo Street.
Puerto Saavedra prepares to host the record for the world’s largest loom
On May 21, on the waterfront of Puerto Saavedra, the event will take place where the weavings will be joined to culminate with the largest loom in the world. The initiative seeks to break the record currently held by a work carried out in China in 2017, when 322 weavers made a loom of 276 square meters.
More than 200 students in 11th and 12th grade have taken part in Puente Alto’s free pre-university program.
In 2021, 80% of the students who participated in the Higher Education Entry Training School (EFIES, for its acronym in Spanish) program, promoted by Formando Chile (Educating Chile) and CMPC were able to enter higher education.
CMPC mobile clinic has provided more than 25 thousand health care services in Puente Alto
Most of the services provided have been applications of the second and third doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, as well as PCR tests. It has also provided preventive exams to adults and older adults, and is currently offering vaccination against influenza.
CMPC and five municipalities succeed in reusing 30 tons of waste
The company, together with the Municipalities of Los Angeles, Nacimiento, Mulchen, Collipulli and Laja, has managed to collect and give a second life to the waste, helping to manage the garbage that would otherwise go directly to landfills and dumps.
Fires threaten our forests. Taking care of them is everyone's job.
Ruil, pitao, quillay, among other species of Chilean native flora are threatened by wildfires. That is why CMPC has this season teams with great experience in fire fighting and prevention, but taking care of our forests also depends on you.
The other side of the coin: when there is no water
“Having water supplied to our homes will be very good for the women in the community. It’s going to change daily life,” said Teresa Colipi of the Calcoy region, who is benefited by the Water for Chile Challenge.
CMPC is certified as a leading company in water management and the fight against deforestation.
The prestigious international organization CDP has provided the results of its 2020 survey, which evaluated more than 5,800 companies in terms of leadership, transparency and environmental action.
CMPC has positioned itself as the second most sustainable forestry company in the world
This, according to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Likewise, this is the sixth year that CMPC is listed in the DJSI Chile, fourth in the MILA Pacific Alliance and second in the Emerging Markets indexes.
The “Water for Chile Challenge” project is launched to bring drinking water to rural communes in the southern area
This initiative, led by CMPC and Desafío Levantemos Chile, seeks to provide access to this basic need to 4 communes in the La Araucanía region and one in the Biobío region. The first, “Abasto Santa Aurelia” will benefit 40 families from the Marileo community.
Tips for these days at home
CMPC Foundation, through its HIPPY program, gives us tips to take care of ourselves as a family, entertain and stimulate our children now that we are at home.
Sports tips to do at home these days
Outstanding athletes from Club Deportivo Universidad Católica and Puente Alto Basket give easy and simple exercise recommendations to perform inside the house during these days.
Recycle, reuse and compost from home
CMPC together with Chile sin Basura, deliver tutorials and recommendations to reduce or reuse the garbage generated during the long stay at home, to take care of our planet and contribute to reducing coronavirus infection to those who do the job of collecting the trash.