SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Roseburg announces the addition of Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) certification for select products manufactured at its Oregon and California facilities.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. is hosting its 2017 Annual Conference September 27-29 in Ottawa.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) says SmartLam is the first U.S. manufacturer of cross‑laminated timber (CLT) to be certified to the SFI 2015-2019 Chain-of-Custody Standard.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Fiber Sourcing Standard is now recognized by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.
Portland-based architects Hacker an award from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative at the Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards in Vancouver on March 6.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative named Karla Guyn, CEO of Ducks Unlimited Canada, to the SFI Board of Directors.
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.
After FSC suspended its Ontario timberland certification in 2014, owner Resolute Forest Products got its Black Spruce/Dog River-Matawin forest reinstated. But CEO Richard Garneau said Resolute will work to maintain its existing FSC forest management certificates where possible, but will not pursue new certifications.
Environmental group ForestEthics says 31 companies now have dropped SFI chain of custody tracking for forest products, most recently U.S. brands, Xerox, Starwood Hotels, Delta Dental, and Bigelow Tea, distancing their brands from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative paper and wood certification and labeling.
Michael Green, renowned architect and advocate for tall wood buildings, will keynote the annual Sustainable Forestry Initiative Conference, October 6 to 8 in Olympic Valley, CA.