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.
NCASI Foundation Receives Federal Conservation Grant for Collaborative Research Directed at Protecting At-Risk Species
The NCASI Foundation has received a $300,000 grant from the USFWS to help support a public/private effort to quantify the links between sustainable forest management and conservation of at-risk species.
SFI Announces New Board Members with Expertise on Key Sustainability Issues
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its board of directors: Jad Daley, President and CEO, American Forests, Dr. Patricia Layton, Director of Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute and Professor of Forestry at Clemson University, and Jeff Bromley, United Steelworkers Wood Council Chair.
Cowbell Brewing Co. Wins the SFI-Certified Wood Award Celebrating the Beauty and Benefits of Wood
Cowbell Brewing Co. won the SFI Certified Wood Award today for using responsibly sourced wood products in the design of North America’s first carbon neutral brewery.
Evolution of the SFI Standards: SFI Launches Standard Revision
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) launched the process to revise and update the SFI standard requirements at the SFI Annual Conference today.
The Yakama Nation Wins the SFI President’s Award for Advancing Sustainable Forest Management and Commitment to SFI
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced the 2019 winner of the SFI President’s Award at the SFI Annual Conference today.
Emily Jo Williams and Healy Hamilton Win SFI Conservation Leadership Award for Championing SFI’s Conservation Impact Project
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced the 2019 winners of the SFI Conservation Leadership Award at the SFI Annual Conference today.
Georgia SFI Implementation Committee Wins Award for Logger Training, Water Quality, and Community Collaboration
The SFI announced the 2019 winner of the SFI Implementation Committee Achievement Award at the SFI Annual Conference today.
T. Bently Wigley Wins the Dr. Sharon Haines Memorial Award for Innovation and Leadership in Sustainability
The SFI announced the 2019 SFI Dr. Sharon Haines Memorial Award For Innovation and Leadership in Sustainability at the SFI Annual Conference today.
Project Learning Tree Launches Green Jobs: Exploring Forest Careers Curriculum to Engage Youth in Exploring Green Careers
PLT, the award-winning environmental education initiative of the SFI, has developed new supplementary education materials to help youth discover careers in sustainable forestry and conservation.
9,000 km Cross-Country Green Ride for Green Jobs Bike Tour Crosses the Finish Line in St. John’s
After biking over 9,000 kms across Canada, Zac Wagman, Green Jobs Manager for PLT Canada – an initiative of the SFI – completed the Green Ride for Green Jobs today at the Terry Fox Mile 0 Monument in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Highlights Benefits of Sustainable Forests in Canada and the United States
The SFI committed in its latest annual progress report to continue advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations by maximizing its efforts in standards, conservation, education, and community.
PLT Canada celebrates International Youth Day as Green Ride for Green Jobs bike tour arrives in Ottawa
PLT Canada Green Jobs manager Zac Wagman’s cross-country bike tour to inspire young Canadians to pursue careers in forestry and conservation arrived in Ottawa today to celebrate International Youth Day.
Leaders from the Forest Sector and Non-Profits Volunteer for Habitat Greater Ottawa Build to Support Indigenous Youth
The SFI is bringing together forest sector and non-profit leaders to volunteer on a Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa build.
President and CEO of SFI Inc., Kathy Abusow, Honored for Promoting, Protecting, and Sustaining Forests Nationwide
The Michigan Forest Products Council announced today that SFI Inc., President and CEO, Kathy Abusow received the annual Tuebor Award from MFPC board of directors at their annual board meeting in Traverse City.
Forest Organizations Formalize Mutual Support to Grow Opportunities for Indigenous Youth
On Friday, July 12, the SFI, PLT Canada, and Outland - a Division of Dexterra signed a MOU in support of the Outland Youth Employment Program.
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