Monthly Archives: March 2016

News Release: Silvacom Named One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers (SMEs) for 2016

EDMONTON, AB, March 29, 2016 Silvacom Ltd. (Silvacom), a Canadian leader in environmental planning, forest management, GIS services, and software solutions has been named one of only 100 employers on this year’s Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers list. The 2016 winners showcase the nation’s most innovative smaller employers and recognize their outstanding achievements in […]

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Silvacom White Paper – Emerging Trends in Sustainable Development: An Ecosystem Service Approach

Ecosystem Services (ES) are the benefits nature provides to people. These can include essential services like access to clean drinking water and food production or other values like recreational opportunities and aesthetics. The natural resource sector also depends on the benefits nature provides to exist. Without healthy, functioning ecosystems, the forestry sector would not have […]

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The Evolution of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: Where do Ecosystem Services Fit in?

Forcing Compliance, the Rise of Environmental Stewardship Environmental stewardship first came to the forefront in the 1980s with the introduction of basic environmental health and safety (EHS) systems. The 80s were a time where people were becoming more aware that business operations had a significant, unsustainable effect on the environment. EHS systems were designed to […]

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Logging & Sawmilling Journal February 2016 – The Edge

Alberta Database to Provide Investment-grade Data on Biomass Resource By Tony Kryzanowski Alberta has reached the final stage in its quest to provide comprehensive public data on the quality, quantity and availability of forest and other biomass resources. Among other things, this will help potential investors in the bioeconomy make informed decisions about their ability […]

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