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May 21, 2015, 10:34 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Brings Teams from Across North America to Break a World Record for a Cause

People of all ages and backgrounds from across the U.S. and Canada came together Wednesday to break the Guinness World Record for the most trees...

May 18, 2015, 06:00 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Provide New Home for Local Greenwood Family

A local grassroots project launched last year marked an important milestone yesterday with the dedication of a new home for a family of four in...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Welcomes Four New Board Members Representing Environmental, Social and Economic Interests

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) is pleased to announce that four leaders have been elected to the independent Board of Directors....

Apr 03, 2015, 10:10 ET
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White House Easter Egg Gift Box Certified to the SFI® Standard

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) is proud that the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has...

Jan 07, 2015, 10:21 ET

SFI® travaille à assurer la santé et l'avenir de nos forêts en lançant les nouvelles Normes et règles SFI 2015-2019

Nos décisions de tous les jours ont des effets directs sur la santé et l'avenir de nos forêts. Le lancement des nouvelles Normes et...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:36 ET

SFI® werkt aan de gezondheid en toekomst van onze bossen met de introductie van de nieuwe SFI 2015-2019 standaarden en regels

De dagelijkse beslissingen die we nemen, zijn van directe invloed op de gezondheid en de toekomst van onze bossen. De introductie van de nieuwe...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

SFI® Works to Ensure the Health and Future of Our Forests with the Launch of the New SFI 2015-2019 Standards and Rules

The decisions we make every day directly affect the health and future of our forests. The launch of the new Sustainable Forestry Initiative®...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:50 ET

SFI® Board Welcomes Conservation and Economic Representatives

 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) has strengthened its capacity to conserve North America's forests with the election of...

Dec 04, 2014, 10:00 ET

SFI® Grant Encourages Private Landowners to Maintain Forest Corridors in North Carolina's Cape Fear Arch

 Connecting a network of private forests could help bears, wild turkeys and other species travel uninterrupted across parts of the Cape Fear...

Oct 14, 2014, 11:08 ET

SFI® Proud to Collaborate on Tree Ottawa's One Million Tree Initiative

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) is proud to support Tree Ottawa's goal to plant One Million Trees as...

Sep 24, 2014, 07:00 ET

From Screen Time to Tree Time

Tree Canada and SFI® make learning about trees and nature fun with a new visual booklet OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Connecting young...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:13 ET

Ducks Unlimited Canada Wins SFI President's Award for Excellence for Leadership in Forest Conservation and Community Objectives

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other...

Sep 17, 2014, 12:31 ET

SFI® Awards Montana Forest Restoration Committee for Helping Grizzly Habitat and Restoring Forests

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Sustainable forestry is helping improve wildlife habitat for grizzly bears and other species in Montana. The...

Sep 17, 2014, 12:00 ET

SFI® Awards Montana Forest Restoration Committee for Helping Grizzly Habitat and Restoring Forests

Sustainable forestry is helping improve wildlife habitat for grizzly bears and other species in Montana. The Montana Forest Restoration Committee...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:28 ET

Habitat for Humanity Canada and SFI® Official Partners for Sustainable Housing, Communities and Families

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) and Habitat for Humanity Canada are going from being...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:50 ET

SFI® Recognized by Green Building Standard BREEAM

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) has been recognized by BREEAM for its ability to allow the construction industry to responsibly...

Sep 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

Building sustainable communities with sustainable wood in Greenwood, South Carolina

A single mom and her three kids are part of a grassroots movement to turn downtown Greenwood, South Carolina into a more sustainable community with...

Jun 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

SFI® Supports Ecosystem Restoration through Partnership with The Longleaf Alliance

The Longleaf Alliance, a non-profit organization focused on ensuring a sustainable future for the longleaf pine ecosystem, is the proud recipient...

Jun 05, 2014, 06:30 ET

SFI to Bring Together Global Forestry and Brand Leaders to Push Forward Health of Future Forests

 In celebration of Canadian Environment Week, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®), today announced it will bring...

May 20, 2014, 06:00 ET

SFI® and U.S. Endowment to Support Heritage of African American Landowners through Sustainable Forestry

 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) announced today at Fortune Brainstorm Green that the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and...