SFI 2018: The Year in Review

By Kathy, December 19, 2018

Dear SFI Family, The holiday season is the perfect time to reflect, give thanks, and look forward to the New Year. I always enjoy writing the entire SFI family to highlight what we have accomplished together during the last 12 months. This year we elevated a key theme – Forests Are the Answer – that…

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Unveiling the 2015 Progress Report – Growing the Future

By Kathy, July 6, 2015

At the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, we believe the future of our forests and our shared quality of life depend on strengthening the vital links between healthy forests, responsible purchasing and sustainable communities. The story of SFI unfolds in the pages of this report, interwoven through the data, people and accomplishments that constitute the SFI community…

Are Campaigners Misleading Consumers?

By Kathy, January 25, 2011

Phil Riebel, a sustainability advisor to the forest, paper and print sector, recently posted a couple of informative blogs on RISI questioning whether environmental activists are misleading their funders and consumers when it comes to certification and recycling. Phil talks about the downsides of well-funded campaigns that skim the surface of complex issues, and lead…

GOVgreen 2010: SFI Showcased Role of Forest Certification in Government Procurement

By Nadine Block, November 17, 2010

Nadine Block, Senior Director of Government Outreach, discusses SFI’s role in GOVgreen, a conference held in Washington, DC November 9-10. Earlier this week I was at the first annual GOVgreen conference and had the privilege of speaking with professionals working in various parts of the government, many who have jobs relating to implementing President Obama’s…