Sealaska wants to cash in on corporate America’s interest in going green. The Southeast regional Native corporation is looking into certifying its timber operations as sustainable. It’s also checking into emerging markets for offsetting carbon dioxide emissions. Sealaska, Southeast’s largest timber producer, is working with environmental groups such as Greenpeace. But there’s no guarantee it will change its practices enough to successfully enter the green market.
Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau