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NEWS RELEASES

9,000 km Cross-Country Green Ride for Green Jobs Bike Tour Crosses the Finish Line in St. John’s

After biking over 9,000 kms across Canada, Zac Wagman, Green Jobs Manager for Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) – an initiative of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) – completed the Green Ride for Green Jobs today at the Terry Fox Mile 0 Monument in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

By |2019-09-23T17:30:57-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: News Release, Uncategorized|

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Highlights Benefits of 
Sustainable Forests in Canada and the United States

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) committed in its latest annual progress report to continue advancing sustainability through forest-focused collaborations by maximizing its efforts in standards, conservation, education, and community.

By |2019-08-26T14:06:15-04:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Certification, Community, Conservation, Label, News Release, Partnerships, Supply Chain, Sustainability|

Leaders from the Forest Sector and Non-Profits Volunteer for 
Habitat Greater Ottawa Build to Support Indigenous Youth

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is bringing together forest sector and non-profit leaders to volunteer on a Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa build. “This build is a chance for us to address important issues like Indigenous housing and youth empowerment. We envision a world that values and benefits from sustainably managed forests. Using sustainable forest products while building a sense of community and opportunity supports our mission,” says Paul Robitaille, SFI’s Manager of Indigenous and Youth Relations.

Project Learning Tree Canada Applauds Updated Federal Government Strategy to Address Barriers to Youth Employment

Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) applauds the federal government for modernizing and streamlining its Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) program to better meet the needs of young people seeking jobs in today’s challenging labour market. PLT Canada is pleased to see that today’s announcement aims to address the specific needs of youth facing socio-economic and educational barriers to joining the workforce.

By |2019-07-25T20:36:19-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: News Release|

Project Learning Tree Canada Launches Cross Country Bike Tour to Inspire Youth to Pursue Careers in Forest, Conservation Sectors

Project Learning Tree Canada (PLT Canada) is excited to launch its Green Ride for Green Jobs awareness campaign today with a cross-country engagement tour to encourage even more youth to work in Green Jobs and help fill critical roles in forests and parks.

By |2019-07-25T20:38:16-04:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Green Jobs, News Release, Project Learning Tree|

SFI Conservation Grants Feature Collaboration From 52 Different Groups Across the US and Canada

Ottawa, ON and Washington, D.C. — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced five conservation grants today that will build on SFI’s commitment to conservation and increase our knowledge about the conservation benefits associated with forests influenced by the SFI Forest Management Standard and SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard. These grants feature collaboration between SFI and a robust group of partners and experts from 52 organizations to advance SFI’s innovative Conservation Impact Project in the United States and Canada.

By |2019-05-13T22:44:19-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: News Release|

SFI Community Grants Feature Collaboration From 78 Different Groups Across the US and Canada

Washington, D.C. and Ottawa, ON — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 15 community grants today featuring collaboration between 78 partner organizations. The grants will help communities across the United States and Canada grow their relationship with forests and improve their quality of life.

By |2019-03-26T21:34:46-04:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: News Release|