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The revolutionary promise of mass timber

Even as the challenges of climate change continue to dominate the news, a set of technological revolutions in design and materials science offers renewed hope. While the transportation sector is a major source of carbon emissions, tackling climate change also means re-examining how buildings are designed, built and operated. That’s because the construction industry produces roughly 40 percent of global carbon emissions – more than even the transportation sector.

By |2020-04-06T10:27:00-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Certification, Good For Forests, Green Building, Green Technology|

SFI Program Eligibility for LEED Points Is Good News for Cooperation on Climate Change

Guest blog: John M. Hagan III, President of Manomet and member of the SFI Board of Directors representing the environmental sector

Tackling climate change is a critical global issue. Science tells us that every economic, social, […]

“Power of Partnerships” On Display

It’s fitting that the themes for our 15th Annual Conference, is Power of Partnerships.  The world of responsible forestry and certification is so immense there is not a lot one organization can do […]

Brian Dumaine, SFI Conference Keynote Speaker

Brian Dumaine is going to be the keynote speaker at our conference this year in Nashville. He’s the global editor of FORTUNE magazine but also directs FORTUNE’s green technology and environmental policy stories. So we’re […]

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