Two major North American groups representing forestry experts have weighed in with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) on the LEED standard. Steven Koehn, president of the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), recently wrote […]
As I’ve said before, making the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Rating System more inclusive would be of value for green building and the North American economy. SFI wants the USGBC to create fair science-based […]
“Enough already! For the past decade, the USGBC has given the Forest Stewardship Council a monopoly on wood from its forests being used in LEED Projects. It’s time for the USGBC to open the door […]
Let me start out by saying how grateful I am to all of the SFI, ATFS, CSA and PEFC supporters who have stood behind us in our efforts urging the U.S. Green Building Council to […]
We’ve heard from a lot of people and organizations over the past few weeks about dissatisfaction with the direction the USGBC is taking the forest certification benchmarks. The deadline to submit comments on this latest […]
The US Green Building Council released for public comment a 3rd round of draft benchmarks to evaluate forest certification programs.
At SFI, we continue to urge the USGBC to end a forest certification policy that discriminates […]