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.
Louisiana-Pacific Wins SFI President’s Award for Its Commitment to Forest-Focused Collaborations
The SFI announced today that LP Building Solutions (LP) is the recipient of the SFI President’s Award for 2022. The award is given annually to an organization or individual that leads the forest community on important issues related to sustainability, education, and collaboration.
SFI’s New Publication Marks a Decade of Conservation Impact Success
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is pleased to announce its new publication: SFI’s Conservation Impact: A Decade of Success.
MEDIA ALERT: 2022 SFI/PLT Annual Conference Bringing Forest Sector Thought Leaders and Educators Together: Collaborating for Communities and Forests
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Project Learning Tree (PLT) are hosting a joint annual conference from June 14-16, in Madison, Wisconsin.
PEFC endorses Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Chain of Custody Standard
The SFI announced today that its 2022 Chain of Custody Standard has met the rigorous third-party assessment of the PEFC.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Welcomes Society of American Foresters CEO to its Board of Directors
SFI is pleased to announce that Terry Baker, CEO of the Society of American Foresters, has been unanimously elected by SFI’s Board of Directors to serve a three-year term as a member of the SFI Board’s Environmental chamber.
SFI Announces Retirement of Chief Conservation Officer Paul Trianosky
SFI announced today that Chief Conservation Officer Paul Trianosky will retire on July 1.
SFI Announces Forest-Focused Conservation Grants to Address Climate Change, Species Loss, and Water Quality
SFI announced seven conservation grants today that will build on conservation research and increase knowledge about the conservation benefits associated with forests influenced by the Forest Management Standard and the Fiber Sourcing Standard.
SFI 2022 Standards Officially Launched
SFI certification is a powerful tool to provide customers and producers of forest products with the tools and guidance they need to make responsible supply chain decisions and achieve responsible forest management goals.
SFI Names Bettina Ring New Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) announced Bettina Ring as its new Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officer today.
NICE-PAK, American Forests, and Project Learning Tree Join Forces in Reforestation and Youth Education Efforts
Nice-Pak announced today it is joining forces with two leading non-profit organizations to further its commitment to environmental sustainability, education and improved health impacts.
SFI and NCASI Partner to Address the Climate Challenge With Carbon and Water Tools
SFI and the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI) announced the launch of the SFI-NCASI Carbon and Water Tools today.
SFI and MANRRS Partner to Foster Diversity in the Forest and Conservation Sector
The SFI and MANRRS announced a MOU to formalize a new partnership aimed at ensuring young Black Americans have greater opportunities for rewarding careers in the forest and conservation sector.
SFI Forest Certification Standards Advance Key Global Sustainability and Conservation Priorities
The SFI, participating in the IUCN World Conservation Congress today, shared the news of its new forest certification standard revisions, which advance solutions to some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
SFI Community Grants Support Collaboration on Education, Climate, Indigenous Relations, Urban Forestry, and Biodiversity
The SFI announced 13 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 63 partner organizations.
Chief Christiansen Recognized With The SFI President’s Award For Leadership
The SFI announced today that USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen is the winner of the 2021 SFI President’s Award.
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.
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