Your sponsorship ensures the 2023 SFI Annual Conference in collaboration with PEFC Week delivers important objectives along with dynamic speakers, invaluable networking opportunities, and sessions offering engaging discussions around collaborating for forests and communities.
We are materials scientists, packaging designers, mechanical engineers and manufacturing experts using leading science and technology to drive innovation in packaging.
Sappi is a leading global provider of everyday materials made from woodfibre-based renewable resources. As a diversified, innovative and trusted leader focused on sustainable processes and products, we are building a more circular economy by making what we should, not just what we can.
Graphic Packaging International, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. We are a leading global manufacturer of sustainable, fiber-based packaging solutions for a wide variety food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We also hold leading market positions in coated recycled paperboard, coated unbleached kraft paperboard and solid bleached sulfate paperboard. Additional information about Graphic Packaging, our business and our products is available at www.graphicpkg.com.
Drax Group’s purpose is to enable a zero carbon, lower cost energy future. The company has a world-leading ambition to be carbon negative by 2030, using Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) technology. Its 3,400 employees operate across three principal areas of activity – electricity generation, electricity sales to business customers, and compressed wood pellet production and supply to third parties. The Group has 13 operational pellet plants with nameplate capacity of c.4Mt, plus a further two plants currently commissioning and other expansions planned. Once these developments are complete, capacity will increase to c.5Mt. For more information visit www.drax.com
Mosaic is a timberlands management company. We are passionate about sustainable forestry and about giving back to the communities where we live, work and play.
The Mosaic land base spans across beautiful Vancouver Island. Beyond generating strong economic returns, we manage our private forest lands to protect the cultural values of our Indigenous partners, provide sustainable forest stewardship and environmental services, and offer a variety of recreational opportunities, scholarships, and donations to our neighbouring communities. For more information, visit MosaicForests.com.
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products and papers, which are marketed in over 60 countries. The company owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada. Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. Resolute has received regional, North American and global recognition for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices. Visit www.resolutefp.com for more information.
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the Company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue and box materials. Visit westfraser.com for more information.
For more than a century, we’ve been growing trees and making forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. We manage our millions of acres of forests on a continuous and fully sustainable cycle. We are responsible stewards of our land for multiple uses, including recreation, conservation, economic development and different forms of renewable energy. And the wood products we make are used to build homes where families are sheltered and raised.
We’re proud of what we do and how we do it, and we invite you to learn more: weyerhaeuser.com/
Climate solutions as a service. Anew’s comprehensive carbon reduction solutions are unmatched in depth, breadth, and accessibility. We are durational industry leaders leveraging the power of markets to accelerate meaningful, measurable climate impact. Let us be your guide on the journey to global decarbonization. Learn more: anewclimate.com/.
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) manages about 20 per cent of the province’s allowable annual cut for Crown/public timber, generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of public timber. BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across B.C. Learn more: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/forestry/bc-timber-sales/.
Founded in 1828, Bureau Veritas is one of the world’s largest testing, inspection, and certification firms. The group provides independent third-party certification to SFI® standards. The process helps clients achieve legal compliance, mitigate risk, and contribute to global efforts to protect forests. Learn more: www.bvna.com/.
Canfor is a global leader in the manufacturing of sustainable forest products. We’ve built our reputation on the quality of our products, the reliability of our service and our embrace of innovation. Our company and dedicated employees demonstrate leading environmental practices and a commitment to the communities where we operate. We turn the fibre that enters our mills into lumber, pulp and green energy. Our lumber and pulp products are used every day around the world in innovative ways. We continue to look for new opportunities to be a leader in the supply of environmentally friendly, low-carbon solutions. Learn more: www.canfor.com.
While much has changed in 140 years, our basic formula has not; a great team working together to find a better way, every day. It’s a tradition we’ve carried on for generations. Today, our employees continue to build JDI into a diverse group of performance driven enterprises. Our dedicated team uses the best practices to make the best products, enabling us to better serve our customers. Learn more: www.jdirving.com/en/.
Mercer International Inc. is a global forest products company operating in Germany, Canada, the United States, and Australia. Here, our modern facilities create natural, fibre-based products, including pulp; solid wood products like dimensional lumber, cross-laminated timber, and pallets; green energy and biofuels; and biomaterials and extractives. We are transforming biomass into bioproducts for a more sustainable world, with the understanding that we must earn the right to produce these bioproducts. Through third-party certifications, we can assure our customers and stakeholders that the fibre we source is from low-risk, sustainably-managed forests. Learn more: https://mercerint.com/.
NSF has been dedicated to protecting and improving global human health since 1944. As a global, independent organization, our standards team facilitates development of public health standards, and our service teams test, audit and certify products and services. The NSF mark assures consumers, retailers and regulators that certified products have been rigorously tested to comply with all standard requirements. Separately, we offer customized training and education, risk management and consulting solutions.
Our professional staff of engineers, microbiologists, toxicologists, chemists and public health experts provides services in 180 countries across all major industries. Our ISO/IEC 17025-accredited, state-of-the-art global laboratories provide a wide range of testing, certification and technical services as well as human health risk assessments. Learn more: https://www.nsf.org/.
PwC’s Forest, paper and packaging practice provides guidance in such areas as US Alternative Fuel Mixture (“Black Liquor”) Credit, sustainability industry, supply chain management, downstream producers, distributors, building materials, housing market dynamics, pulp and fibre manufacture, and transportation costs.
Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) is a leading timberland real estate investment trust with assets located in some of the most productive softwood timber growing regions in the United States and New Zealand. We own or lease under long-term agreements approximately 2.7 million acres of timberlands. We are More than trees because we recognize that our 90+ years of success in the timberland industry comes from our people, an empowering culture and the courage to constantly challenge “the way it’s always been done.” Get to know us at www.rayonier.com.
As a timber investment management organization (TIMO), forestry is in our DNA and our people are experts in every aspect of timberland investing, including: acquisition sourcing, transaction negotiation, due diligence, forest genetics, forest management, timber merchandising, land marketing, regulatory compliance, environmental stewardship, and wildlife management. Learn more at https://resourcemgt.com/.
Rina is committed to simplify complexities with a focus on energy transition, ESG and digitalization. We engage in partnering with customers in developing solutions to complex problems, while leveraging our expertise to anticipate and address any challenges along the way. Improving the quality of life and building sustainable values for future generations is the ultimate purpose that moves us every day. Learn more at www.rina.org/en/business/certification/esg/forest.
SCS is an international leader in third-party certification, validation, and verification for environmental, sustainability, and food safety and quality performance claims. Learn more at www.scsglobalservices.com/.
Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, California. SPI owns and manages more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon and Washington and is one of the largest U.S. lumber manufacturers. The company also produces millwork, windows and renewable energy. SPI is committed to managing its lands in a responsible and sustainable manner to protect the environment while providing quality wood products and renewable power for consumers. To SPI, sustainable forest management means more than just planting trees.
Harvesting trees is much different than it was 50 or 100 years ago – today we employ modern forest management practices that closely mimic natural forest events. Technology has dramatically improved, and with it, our ability to monitor forest conditions and minimize our impact on the environment. We have invested in state-of-the-art equipment to optimize every fiber of each tree, and we are a certified participant in the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) to help ensure our forests are here for generations to come. The expertise of our professional foresters and natural resource ists assures that wildlife habitat, water quality, and other forest values are protected.
American Bird Conservancy is dedicated to conserving wild birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. This mission has guided ABC throughout our history of more than 25 years. With an emphasis on achieving results and working in partnership, we take on the greatest problems facing birds today, innovating and building on rapid advancements in science to halt extinctions, manage and conserve habitats, eliminate threats and build capacity for bird conservation. ABC works with partners throughout the sustainable forest community to ensure that working forests work for birds and contribute to recovery of declining bird populations. Learn more: abcbirds.org/.
Inspiring people to plant, nurture,and celebrate trees. Since 1972 the Arbor Day Foundation has planted trees to take on some of the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Things like climate change, food insecurity, natural disasters, urban heat islands, and more. With a strong network of global partners, a science-based approach, and more than 50 years of planting trees all over the world, we’re just getting started. Learn more: arborday.org/.
Billerud formed from the merger of Verso Corporation and BillerudKorsnäs AB in March 2022, becoming a leading global sustainable paper and packaging materials company. The combined competences of both Verso and BillerudKorsnäs will further enable sustained profitable growth through the provision of superior packaging and paper materials that are made from virgin fibers. Together, we are building a company that is passionately committed to sustainability, quality and customer value. The combined company has ten production sites in Sweden, USA, and Finland with 5,800 employees in over 13 countries and customers in over 100 countries. The company has an annualized turnover of approximately SEK 37.2 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Learn more: www.billerudkorsnas.com.
Ducks Unlimited Canada is a passionate community of people who believe that nature is the foundation of strong communities, a prosperous economy and a sustainable future that supports the hopes and dreams of the next generation. Together, we conserve and restore some of the most valuable and threatened landscapes on the planet. Learn more: www.ducks.ca.
We are proud to be one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based products.
Packaging products that protect and promote goods, enable worldwide commerce and keep consumers safe.
Pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness.
We are committed to strengthening our people and the communities where we live and work using all resources responsibly and efficiently, and ensuring our businesses are safe, successful and sustainable for generations to come.
PotlatchDeltic is a leading timberland owner and a top 10 manufacturer of lumber in the United States. We have a long legacy of excellence in timberland management and wood products manufacturing with operations in six states. PotlatchDeltic is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and we manage our timberlands for future generations to come. Learn more: www.potlatchdeltic.com.
The mission of the Society of American Foresters is to advance sustainable management of forest resources through science, education, and technology, promoting professional excellence while ensuring the continued health, integrity, and use of forests to benefit society in perpetuity. Learn more: www.eforester.org/.
It is the mission of the Oregon SFI Implementation Committee (SIC) to promote sustainable forestry on all forestlands in the state and to promote an understanding of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc. (SFI Inc.) Learn more: www.oregonsfi.org/.