Abercrombie & Fitch, which stocks almost 300 items that use fabrics made from trees––like rayon, viscose, or modal - has committed to tracking sources of fiber in a move to sustainable efforts.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Fiber Sourcing Standard is now recognized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.
Forest Certification Week took place last week, a China laid out rules requiring forest certifiers to earn its approval during the annual gathering of those involved with chain of custody systems. Overshadowed by the World Climate Summit in Paris, its activities will be important to achieving Summit goals.
The Teal-Jones Group, a British Columbia-based forest products company, says it received endorsement from PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) for its chain of custody. The 1,000-employee, privately held hardwood manufacturer has been PEFC certified since 2006.
Haworth Inc., manufacturer of office and contract furniture, has pledged to verify that all woods used in its casegoods, systems, tables and storage products is sourced from sustainably managed forests by the end of 2015.
Industry Intelligence Inc., a market intelligence and information management company serving the forest products, packaging, and food and beverage industries, today announced a new partnership with the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) through its i2partnership initiative.
Northwest Hardwoods’ western hardwood operations have achieved Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Chain-of-Custody Certification, one of the highest standards of ethics and sustainability in forest products.
How can consumers know the certified timber they are receiving is legitimate? APP Timber found China firms using PEFC and FSC
Corey Brinkema, president of the Forest Stewardship Council and Rick Cantrell, vice president and COO of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, are among the presenters scheduled to speak at the 3rd Dollars & Sense of Going Green Conference, March 17-18.