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Support from Diverse Communities is the Key to Sustainable Future Forests

By Kathy, September 26, 2014

Shaping the forest of the future requires cooperating with a wide range of interests today. The forest community must find common ground to ensure the sustainability of future forests. That’s why the SFI Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) brings landowners and brand owners from across the supply chain together with communities, conservation groups and other key…

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First SFI Award for North American Wood Design

By Kathy, March 7, 2014

I’m so very proud to be recognizing the use of wood certified to the SFI Standard in the beautiful construction of an extremely worthy project: the Canadian Cancer Society’s Kordyban Lodge Cancer Care Facility designed by NSDA Architects. “It’s an honour to receive this inaugural award and be recognized by both SFI and the Wood…

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Second Standard Review Comment period open

By Gregor Macintosh, January 10, 2014

This week we launched the second public comment period for the proposed SFI 2015-2019 Standard and the SFI Chain of Custody Standard. Our open, transparent review process is an essential component of the SFI Program, and we invite anyone interested in the future of our forests to take part and provide input. The draft SFI 2015-2019 Standard was…

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Timber UK Expo

By Danny, September 27, 2013

This week we are at the 3rd Annual Timber Expo in Birmingham, UK, exhibiting  with the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC). This Expo brings together architects, engineers, contractors, local authorities and specifiers looking for the latest innovative timber products. The joint SFI, PEFC and MTCC exhibit promotes and educates Timber Expo…