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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...

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®...