Governance Documents

At International Paper, we stand on a foundation of good corporate governance to achieve our goals.

 Certificate of Incorporation

International Paper Company’s Certificate of Incorporation was filed with the Department of State of New York on June 23, 1941, and was most recently amended, restated and filed on May 17, 2013.

Company By-Laws

The By-Laws of International Paper Company, as amended through February 9, 2016.

International Paper Corporate Governance Guidelines

The Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines have been adopted by the Board of Directors and, along with the committee charters, the processes and procedures implemented by the Board and its committees, and the Board policies, provide the framework for the governance of International Paper.

Related Person Transaction Policy

The Board of Directors adopted a Conflicts of Interest Policy as an integral component of the Company’s Code of Conduct that applies to all directors, officers and employees of the Company. In 2007, the Board further adopted a Related Persons Transaction Policy governing the review and approval or ratification of certain transactions involving directors and senior officers of the Company.

Guidelines of Audit & Finance Committee for Pre-approval of Independent Auditor Services

Director Qualification Criteria & Independence Standards

Political Donations and Activities Policy Statement

Political Contributions Disclosure