Most people understand that the widespread use of fossil fuels contributes to the presence of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. What a lot of people don’t realize is that we are also surrounded by millions […]
SFI recognized Rick Holley, the CEO of Seattle-based Plum Creek Timber Company, this month for his longstanding work in illustrating how wood that’s produced from responsibly managed forests ultimately benefits our communities.
Holley has been a driving […]
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 […]
Habitat for Humanity’s 2015 Home Builder Blitz helped more than 200 families with building, rehabilitating or repairing houses across the U.S. On June 8, on behalf of SFI, I was privileged to be part […]
Guest blog by: Eleanor Fast, Executive Director, Nature Canada
When I began work at Nature Canada six months ago I asked my team for a list of key partners who I should introduce myself to. Sustainable […]
There was a time when I began every morning by strapping my boots on… but that’s been a long time ago. Anymore, my morning routine is more likely to focus on a cup of coffee […]
Fear and uncertainty surrounds much of how we think about our planet. It seems that every week there is new information focused on imminent extinctions, critical resource depletion, or insurmountable ecological degradation. We fear that […]
By Guest Blogger: David Walkem
Chief of the Cooks Ferry Indian Band, Merritt, British Columbia, President of Stuwix Resources Joint Venture, and an SFI board member
At Stuwix Resources Joint Venture, we work hard to incorporate […]
Years ago, I was executive director of a non-profit organization. Early in that period we were struggling financially, as many non-profits do from time to time. By way of encouragement, I would counsel my staff […]