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Project Learning Tree Canada To Place 1000 Youth In Green Jobs Through The SFI Network

Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada will be placing 1000 youth in green jobs using the Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s (SFI) diverse network of program participants, conservation leaders, Indigenous partners, and community groups. PLT Canada has received approximately $7 million in federal funding from the Government of Canada’s Summer Work Experience Program to get youth working in the great outdoors through the summers of 2018 and 2019.

By |April 3rd, 2018|News Release|

Le Projet Éducation Forestière Canada Place 1000 Jeunes Au Sein D’emplois Verts À Travers Le Réseau SFI

Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada placera 1000 jeunes au sein d’emplois verts grâce au réseau diversifié de participants, aux leaders de la conservation, partenaires autochtones et groupes communautaires du Programme d’aménagement forestier durable (SFI). PLT Canada a reçu environ 7 millions de dollars du programme Emplois d’été Canada du gouvernement du Canada, afin d’inciter les jeunes à travailler en pleine nature au cours des étés 2018 et 2019.

By |April 3rd, 2018|News Release French|

SFI Conservation Grants Feature Collaboration From 45 Different Groups Across The US and Canada

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced five conservation grants today that will advance our shared understanding of the conservation benefits associated with well-managed forests across the United States and Canada. These grants feature collaboration between SFI and a diverse range of partners and experts from 45 organizations to advance SFI’s ground breaking Conservation Impact Project. 

By |March 6th, 2018|News Release|

Les Subventions À La Conservation De SFI Témoignent De La Collaboration De 45 Groupes Différents Des États-Unis Et Du Canada

La société Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) a annoncé aujourd’hui cinq subventions à la conservation qui devraient permettre d’améliorer la compréhension des avantages pour la conservation que comportent les forêts bien aménagées des États-Unis et du Canada. Ces subventions témoignent de la collaboration entre SFI et un éventail varié de partenaires et d’experts de 45 organisations pour faire avancer le novateur Projet d’études des incidences sur la conservation de SFI.

By |March 6th, 2018|News Release French|

SFI Community Grants Feature Collaboration from 102 Different Groups Spanning the U.S. and Canada

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced 18 community grants today that will advance the quality of life in communities across the United States and Canada. SFI is bringing together a diverse range of people from 102 organizations to support community engagement projects. SFI engages local communities through a variety of initiatives including youth outreach, forest education programs, supporting tribal and Indigenous values, and green building projects for low-income families.

By |March 1st, 2018|News Release|

Subventions De Développement Communautaire SFI Octroyées À Des Projets De Collaboration De 102 Groupes Différents Oeuvrant Aux États-Unis Et Au Canada

SFI Inc. (Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.) a annoncéaujourd’hui que 18 subventions seraient remises à des collectivités afin que la qualité de vie dans ces collectivités situées aux États-Unis et au Canada puisse être améliorée. Le programme SFI regroupe lesefforts de nombreuses personnes œuvrant auprès de 102 organisations afin d’appuyer l’engagementcommunautaire. Il assure aussi la participation des collectivités locales à diverses initiatives, notamment àdes initiatives de mobilisation des jeunes, à des programmes d’éducation sur la forêt, à des programmes de soutien des valeurs tribales et indigènes et à des projets de construction écologique pour les familles à faible revenu.

By |March 1st, 2018|News Release French|

Whistler’s Solana Condos Win the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Certified Wood Award

A commitment to use responsibly sourced wood products has earned Whistler-based Innovation Building Group an award from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). The SFI Certified Wood Award is part of the Wood Design & Building Awards program. Innovation Building Group received the award, for its multi-residential project Solana in Whistler, BC, at the Wood WORKS! BC 2018 Wood Design Awards Gala in Vancouver on February 26.

By |February 27th, 2018|News Release|

UL Environment Announces Agreement to Add SFI Certified Products to SPOT™ Online Database

UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories) today announced that products certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Standards will be featured on UL SPOT™, a web-based sustainability information tool that promotes responsible procurement of products. This new agreement between UL Environment and SFI will provide SPOT users access to SFI building materials, paper and packaging products that have been 3rd party certified to the SFI Fiber Sourcing and SFI Chain of Custody Standards.

By |February 13th, 2018|News Release|

Metsä Board’s Customers Can Now Use the SFI On-Product Label in North America

We congratulate Metsä Board on becoming the first European paperboard producer to utilize this new option for SFI on-product labelling,” said Kathy Abusow, President & CEO of SFI Inc. “As a sustainability organization dedicated to the future of our forests, SFI focuses its efforts on supply chain assurances, conservation elevation and education and community engagement. We are proud that SFI’s on-product labels make it clear that a product has been responsibly sourced or comes from a certified forest.”

By |February 6th, 2018|News Release|

Missouri Department of Conservation Earns Sustainable Forestry Certification

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently announced that 653,428 acres of state land have been certified to one of the world’s most recognized, independent, third-ˇparty forest management certification standards, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) 2015-2021 Forest Management Standard. “Certification to SFI considers all aspects of our forest management process – from our actions taken in the woods to the paperwork we keep in our files,” said MDC State Forester Lisa Allen.

By |December 15th, 2017|News Release|
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