News from sustainable forestry initiative

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...

May 19, 2014, 13:55 ET
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative(R) (SFI(R)) Inc. announced at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference today that it would provide eight community-based grant projects helping people - especially youth - get outside and reconnect with nature.  The Fortune Brainstorm Green conference is the premier conference on business, sustainability, and green investing. (PRNewsFoto/Sustainable Forestry Initiative)

Shaping the forest of the future in partnership with communities and youth across North America

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. announced at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference today that it would provide eight...

Apr 16, 2014, 15:32 ET
The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in a gift box made from paperboard certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Standard. The recognition made by the White House in support of sustainably certified forest products is not only a great privilege for SFI, but sends a clear message nationwide to invest in our forests and forest-based communities. (PRNewsFoto/Sustainable Forestry Initiative)

White House Easter Egg Gift Box Certified to the SFI® Standard

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in...

Mar 31, 2014, 18:06 ET

Timberland Investment Resources Certify Over 600,000 Acres to SFI Standard

Today, over 600,000 acres of timberland managed by Timberland Investment Resources, LLC (TIR) have been certified to the Sustainable Forestry...

Feb 19, 2014, 10:46 ET

St. Joe Timberlands Certify Half a Million Acres to SFI Standard

 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. is pleased to announce that over half a million acres of timberland owned by The...

Feb 06, 2014, 08:00 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® and Habitat for Humanity expand mutual support for responsibly built affordable homes

In an agreement of support between the two organizations, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc., and Habitat for Humanity...

Jan 08, 2014, 11:27 ET

SFI Investment In Forest Research Strengthens Conservation

Nonprofit group supports sustainable forestry  As part of its ongoing efforts toward continuous improvement in sustainable forestry, the...

Jan 07, 2014, 10:59 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Reaches Out to Thousands to Improve Forestry Standard

 In one of the most expansive and inclusive processes to seek input from a resource sector, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®...

Dec 12, 2013, 12:33 ET
The future of Southern U.S. forests depends in large part on decisions made today by family forest owners, who account for 62 percent of privately owned forestland in the region. To help promote responsible forestry among this crucial group, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(R) (SFI(R)) has awarded a grant to the American Forest Foundation (AFF) to conduct highly targeted outreach to promote sustainable forestry among family forestland owners in North Carolina.  (PRNewsFoto/Sustainable Forestry Initiative)

SFI & AFF Announce Innovative Project to Promote Longleaf Pine Conservation

The future of Southern U.S. forests depends in large part on decisions made today by family forest owners, who account for 62 percent of privately...

Nov 25, 2013, 11:00 ET

Scientists Begin Critical Research Aimed at Protecting Canada's At-Risk Caribou and Grizzly Bear Populations

As grizzly bear populations in western Canada make their way into winter hibernation this month scientists in Alberta are embarking on their next...

Nov 21, 2013, 11:32 ET

New UL Standard References SFI as Credible Sustainable Forestry Standard

UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), has issued a new UL Standard (UL 175) for Sanitary Paper Products that...

Nov 14, 2013, 13:13 ET

PEFC International Recognizes Global Leaders

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. was recognized this week for the greatest increase in forest certification of the...

Nov 05, 2013, 13:53 ET

WBCSD Announces Inclusive Approach to Forest Certification

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a statement Monday that promotes the expansion of forest certification...

Oct 21, 2013, 12:55 ET

More than a Spooky Symbol of Halloween - Special Project Underway to Save BC's At-Risk Bat Population

Considered by experts to be one of the world's most misunderstood mammals, a major move is afoot to protect southern British Columbia's seriously...

Oct 07, 2013, 11:21 ET

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Announces Three New Board Members Representing Broad-ranging Stakeholder Interests

 Three leaders have been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.® (SFI®) Board of Directors, to fill...

Sep 19, 2013, 11:36 ET

SFI Forest Partners Program(SM) and American Tree Farm System® Grow Certification in South Carolina

With the support of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative ® (SFI®) Forest Partners(SM) Program, 103,000 acres of land owned by the South...

Sep 18, 2013, 15:00 ET

SFI® Honors National Geographic Society Sustainability Chief Hans Wegner for Lifelong Commitment to the Environment

This week, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) recognized Hans Wegner, Chief Sustainability Officer of the National Geographic...

Sep 18, 2013, 15:00 ET

SFI Grassroots Network Recognized for Connecting People to Forests

 From enjoying a walk in the woods to building a home to the clean water and the paper products we use every day, people benefit from...

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