Earlier this year, Colgate’s 1,059 acres of forested land received certification from the American Tree Farm System. This designation confirms Colgate’s long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship and responsible forest management. Certification was a part of Colgate’s larger effort to manage our forests for carbon sequestration. In 2014, we determined that our forests store 165,491 tons of carbon and sequester an additional 1,578 tons each year.
Click here to read the article by Kellyann Hayes ’16 published in December 2014.