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Archive from 2009

April 20, 2009
TerraChoice Greenwashing Report 2009 Lists SFI Labels as Credible Eco-labels

ARLINGTON, VA — TerraChoice Environmental Marketing includes the SFI label as a credible eco-label in its Greenwashing Report 2009, saying the program meets three key criteria — third party certified, publicly available standard and transparent standard development process.

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April 7, 2009
Tropicana Shows Environmental Leadership by Using the SFI Label

ARLINGTON, VA — As part of a broad commitment to corporate social responsibility, Tropicana Products Inc., a leading producer and marketer of branded fruit juices, announced today the paper board used in its juice cartons has received certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) fiber sourcing standard.

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April 6, 2009
POST-IT Brand Shows Environmental Leadership With SFI Chain-of-Custody Certification

ST. PAUL, MN — As part of a broad commitment to corporate social responsibility Post-it brand announces it has achieved the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Chain-of-Custody Certification across all Post-it Note and Post-it Easel products that ship out of 3M facilities in the United States.

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March 19, 2009
Source4 Shows Environmental Leadership With SFI Chain-of-Custody Certification For Roanoke, Virginia Print/Production Facility

ROANOKE, VA — As part of a broad commitment to corporate social responsibility, Dominion Holdings, Inc. dba Source4, a national distributor of integrated business and marketing solutions, announced today that it has achieved certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® chain of custody standard for it's Roanoke, Virginia commercial print/production facility.

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February 25, 2009
Conservation Partnership In Manitoba Wins SFI Inc. Award

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA — Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) were awarded a Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Leadership in Conservation Research Award today for activities leading to long-term conservation of important wetlands and watersheds in west-central Manitoba.

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February 4, 2009
ANSI Approval Good News For Forest Certification

ARLINGTON, VA — The fact that the National Green Building Standard is the first green building rating system to be approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is good news for third-party forest certification, says Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®).

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February 1, 2009
Will Rogers Joins SFI Inc. Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, VA — William B. Rogers, President and CEO of the non-profit Trust for Public Land (TPL), has joined the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) Board of Directors.

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January 29, 2009
SFI Inc. Invites Comments On Draft SFI 2010-2014 Standard

ARLINGTON, VA — The independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Inc. is inviting comments until March 2 on the draft SFI® 2010-2014 Standard.

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January 12, 2009
SFI Inc. Hosts Standard Review Workshops

ARLINGTON, VA — The independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Inc. has scheduled seven regional workshops across the United States and Canada as part of its 2010-2014 SFI® Standard development process. The Standard development process enhances the current 2005-2009 SFI Standard through public comment.

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January 6, 2009
SFI Inc. Hires Director For Canadian Market Activities

ARLINGTON, VA — Independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) has hired Danny Karch to manage market development and acceptance of its forest certification programs in Canada. Karch takes on the new position of National Director, Market Access (Canada) after a 15-year career with the forest products industry in Canada, most recently as national director of forest products for RONA. (French version)

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