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March 12, 2012
Head of Resource Management Service Elected to SFI Board

WASHINGTON, DC – Craig Blair, President and CEO of Resource Management Service LLC (RMS) has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.® (SFI®) Board of Directors.

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March 5, 2012
LEED's Artificial Barriers Continue to Fail Responsible Forestry

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) continues to put up artificial barriers in its latest draft of its LEED rating tool, shutting out 75 percent of North America's certified forests from the LEED credits that deal with "responsible extraction of raw materials." The third draft of LEED 2012, released on March 1, includes credits for certified wood that is "FSC or better".

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January 31, 2012
SFI Announces REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS for Conservation Partnerships

WASHINGTON –The independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) forest certification program is inviting applications for its highly successful Conservation and Community Partnerships Grants program, which is now in its third year and continues to support research and outreach on responsible forestry.

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