Project Learning Tree Canada Celebrates Investment in Green Jobs
On World Environment Day, Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced over $30 million to create 960 green jobs and training opportunities over the next two years for youth in the natural resources sectors that have positive environmental outcomes.
Mosaic forest management receives SFI leadership in conservation award for working to mitigate climate change and advancing SFI’s climate smart forestry objective
SFI announced the recipient of the 2023 SFI Leadership in Conservation Award at the 2023 SFI Annual Conference in collaboration with PEFC Week today.
Maine SFI Implementation Committee wins award for collaboration on climate smart forestry, fire resilience, and forests of exceptional conservation value
SFI announced the winner of the 2023 SIC Achievement Award at the 2023 SFI Annual Conference in collaboration with PEFC Week today.
Scott Robertson, Lennard Joe, and Paul Robitaille receive SFI president’s award for leadership in advancing SFI’s indigenous relations
SFI announced the recipients of the 2023 SFI President’s Award for Leadership at the 2023 SFI Annual Conference in collaboration with PEFC Week.
Cooper, Hamilton, and Leduc join the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s Senior Leadership Team
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is pleased to welcome Lauren Cooper as Chief Conservation Officer, Dr. Healy Hamilton as Chief Scientist, and Christine Leduc, R.P.F., as Vice-President of Communications and Government Relations.
Canada’s Sustainable Forestry Initiative applauds Budget 2023 commitment to support Canada’s forestry sector
SFI and PLT Canada had the following statement following the tabling of the federal budget yesterday.
New publication helps young black Americans explore career paths in the forest and conservation sector
A new first-of-its-kind resource, Black Faces in Green Spaces: The Journeys of Black Professionals in Green Careers, has just been released by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Project Learning Tree (PLT), and Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS).
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Hires New Chief Scientist
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Healy Hamilton to the role of SFI Chief Scientist, starting April 4, 2023.
Stora Enso CEO, Annica Bresky, and IUCN-US CEO and IUCN North America Director, Tracy Farrell, Elected to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Board of Directors
Michael Doss, President and CEO of Graphic Packaging International and Chair of the SFI Board of Directors, is pleased to welcome two new members to the SFI Board of Directors.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) announces Lauren T. Cooper as its new Chief Conservation Officer
Cooper is well respected among the forest sector, academic communities, and the SFI® network.
Project learning tree releases trees & me: activities for exploring nature with ages 1-6
Project Learning Tree® (PLT), an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), has released a new resource for families and teachers to connect young children ages 1–6 to nature, with a focus on trees.
SFI Applauds Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act
SFI praised Congress for passing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which provides funding for climate-smart forestry activities that promote forest health and resilience and increase carbon sequestration.
The sustainable forestry initiative awards 5 new forest-focused community grants
SFI announced five new SFI Community Grants today to support projects that make a meaningful impact in communities across the U.S. and Canada.
SFI named 2022 wood innovations grant recipient
SFI was recently named as a recipient of a $249,108 Wood Innovations Grant from the USDA Forest Service.
Paul Trianosky receives the dr. Sharon Haines memorial award for innovation and leadership in sustainability
SFI announced the Dr. Sharon Haines Memorial Award for Innovation and Leadership in Sustainability at the 2022 SFI/PLT Annual Conference on June 15, 2022.
Quebec SFI implementation committee wins award for training videos that advance sustainable forestry
SFI announced the winner of the 2022 SIC Achievement Award at the 2022 SFI/Project Learning Tree (PLT) Annual Conference today.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) advances sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. We are an independent, nonprofit organization that leverages four interconnected pillars of work: standards, conservation, community, and education. SFI works with the forest sector, conservation groups, academics, researchers, brand owners, resource professionals, landowners, educators, local communities, Indigenous Peoples, and governments. Collaborating with our network, we leverage SFI-certified forests and products as powerful tools to help solve sustainability challenges such as climate action, conservation of biodiversity, education of future generations, and sustainable economic development.
VP, Communications and Government Relations
Sustainable Forestry Initiative