Oregon Foresters Support Open LEED Policy

Nadine Block, SFI Senior Director of Government Outreach, talks about a recently published op-ed that advocates for an inclusive LEED rating system.

Last week, The Oregonian published an op-ed written by four leaders […]

Taking the LEED Story to the Airwaves

Jason Metnick, SFI Senior Director of Market Access and Product Labeling, recaps his recent radio interviews discussing the impact of the USGBC’s current certified wood credit policy on North American lumber

I recently had the pleasure […]

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 […]

More Than 75 Members of Congress Urge USGBC to Open LEED Rating System

Nadine Block, who manages Government Outreach for SFI, shares news about Congressional support to open USGBC’s LEED green building rating system.


Members of Congress have joined with 10 U.S. governors, adding their voices to the […]

Hill Briefing – Supporting Wood Use in Green Building

Nadine Block, who focuses on Government Outreach for SFI, gives an overview of the Hill Briefings held in mid-June.

Last month SFI participated in briefings on Capitol Hill, and a remarkable panel helped bring awareness to […]

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