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.
The Nature Conservancy Of Canada And West Fraser Win SFI Conservation Leadership Award
The SFI presented the 2021 Leadership in Conservation Award to the NCC and SFI-certified company West Fraser, today.
Minnesota SFI Implementation Committee Wins Award For Engaging Youth On Indigenous Cultural Awareness And Conservation
The SFI is pleased to announce the Minnesota SFI Implementation Committee as the 2021 winner of the SFI Implementation Committee Achievement Award.
SFI Board Welcomes New Chair And Three Forest And Conservation Leaders To Help Address Global Sustainability Challenges
The SFI is pleased to announce Karla Guyn, CEO of Ducks Unlimited Canada, as the new Chair of the SFI Board of Directors, and the election of three new board members.
SFI Announces New Standards Focused On Solving Some Of The World’s Biggest Sustainability Challenges
The SFI has developed new standards to support SFI’s leadership in offering solutions to some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges.
Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy employs youth in the conservation of nature and forests
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have rediscovered the many benefits connecting with nature has for our health and well-being.
Project Learning Tree Releases New Explore Your Environment: K-8 Activity Guide For Elementary And Middle School Educators
Project Learning Tree® (PLT) released a new curriculum guide today to engage kindergarten through grade 8 students in exploring their environment.
Leading Standards And Urban Forestry Partners Collaborate To Develop A New SFI Urban And Community Forest Sustainability Standard
The SFI is pleased to announce the launch of a partnership to develop a new SFI Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard for application in North America and potentially globally.
SFI Awarded NFWF Grant To Enhance Songbird Habitat In West Virginia Through Sustainable Forest Management
The SFI is pleased to announce a grant award from the NFWF designed to engage landowners in West Virginia on forest management that benefits bird species.
Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Project Learning Tree Canada welcome launch of 2 Billion Trees initiative
Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of the SFI, provided the following statement regarding the recent announcement by Minister Seamus O’Regan on the launch of Canada’s 2 Billion Trees initiative.
SFI Conservation Grant to Help North Carolina State University Study Climate Change Mitigation and Preventing Biodiversity Loss in Forests
North Carolina State University is investigating the crucial role that SFI-certified forests play in facilitating landscape connectivity in a changing climate.
Executive Director of Canadian Parks Council Joins Sustainable Forestry Initiative Board of Directors
The SFI and PLT Canada, an initiative of SFI, are pleased to welcome Dawn Carr, Executive Director of the Canadian Parks Council, to SFI’s 18-member Board of Directors.
139 Printers Achieve Largest Group Certification to the SFI Chain-Of-Custody Standard
The SFI is pleased to announce that 139 printers have certified to the SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard.
SFI Community Grants Strengthen Connections Between Forests and Communities to Advance Local Sustainability Solutions
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 10 SFI Community Grants today featuring collaboration between 40 partner organizations.
Shaping the SFI Standards: 60 day Comment Period Now Open
SFI’s mission is to advance sustainability through forest-focused collaborations. SFI invites all interested parties to participate in the SFI Standards Revision process.
SFI Grant to Examine the Role of Forest Certification in Advancing Conservation Outcomes in the U.S. Southeast
The SFI is collaborating on research with the University of Georgia to assess the positive impact of the SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard on water quality and biodiversity in the Southern Coastal Plain of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama.
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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Sustainable Forestry Initiative