White House Announces Better Building Initiative

Nadine Block, Senior Director of Government Outreach, discusses President Obama’s new commercial building initiative.

This week, President Obama announced his Better Building Initiative, a plan aimed to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The

“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 […]

Building Green at the White House

Nadine Block, who manages Government Outreach for SFI, gives an overview of the White House Forum on Federal Leadership and Sustainable Building she recently attended.

I recently had the honor of participating in a White House […]

Global Call for USGBC to Accept All Credible Forest Certification Programs

Nadine Block, who manages Government Outreach for SFI, shares announcement of world-wide support for USGBC to open its LEED standard.

The call for a change in the LEED standard is truly global.  Twelve nations have urged […]

SFI Raises Forest Certification Awareness at AIA Show

SFI’s Jason Metnick, who works directly with companies in the wood and paper supply chain, headed to the American Institute of Architects Expo 2010 in Miami. The conference is held this […]