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Sep 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Middle Schoolers Flock Together to Build a Better Future for Birds

A chance to learn scientific and technical skills while helping conserve birds was all the motivation middle-school students needed to participate in a Cornell University afterschool program this...


Sep 02, 2016, 09:00 ET SFI Launches Conservation Impact Project To Deliver Metrics For Well-Managed Forests

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) will announce today the launch of its large-scale effort to quantify the conservation benefits associated with well-managed forests stretching across North...


Jul 13, 2016, 10:03 ET New National Field Guide Helps Wetlands and Forest Roads Coexist Using a Modern Spin on Old Methods

Corduroy is back in fashion with foresters and conservationists who want new ways to conserve wetlands crossed by resource roads. The earliest days of Canada's timber trade featured wetland crossings ...


Jul 11, 2016, 09:00 ET SFI and Habitat for Humanity Help Young Indigenous Family in Winnipeg Become Homeowners

SFI's partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada and its Indigenous Housing Program is tackling housing challenges facing Indigenous people across Canada one home at a time. Kyle and Sasha, parents ...


Jun 28, 2016, 06:00 ET SFI Progress Report Shows 500 Partner Organizations Coming Together for Future Forests

Released today, the 2016 SFI Progress Report – Linking Future Forests to Communities – tells the story of how responsible forestry is helping improve our shared quality of life. The 400 different...


Apr 14, 2016, 09:00 ET IUCN Approves SFI for Membership, Advancing Sustainable Forestry and Conservation Science

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) has been granted membership in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), an organization devoted to helping the world find pragmatic...


May 19, 2014, 13:56 ET Shaping the forest of the future in partnership with communities and youth across North America

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., May 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. announced at the Fortune Brainstorm Green conference today that it would provide eight community-based...


Feb 10, 2014, 10:11 ET Anne Giardini Joins Sustainable Forestry Initiative Board of Directors

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Business executive, author and community leader Anne Giardini has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI®) Board of Directors as a...


Jan 08, 2014, 11:28 ET SFI Investment In Forest Research Strengthens Conservation

Nonprofit group supports sustainable forestry WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of its ongoing efforts toward continuous improvement in sustainable forestry, the...


Jan 07, 2014, 11:00 ET Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Reaches Out to Thousands to Improve Forestry Standard

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - In one of the most expansive and inclusive processes to seek input from a resource sector, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) has invited ...


Dec 19, 2013, 09:51 ET First Nations Choose SFI as Lake Nipigon Forest Gets Certified

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Almost one million hectares of forestland at Lake Nipigon Forest have been successfully third party certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard....


Dec 12, 2013, 13:01 ET SFI & AFF Announce Innovative Project to Promote Longleaf Pine Conservation

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The future of Southern U.S. forests depends in large part on decisions made today by family forest owners, who account for 62 percent of...


Nov 25, 2013, 11:01 ET Scientists Begin Critical Research Aimed at Protecting Canada's At-Risk Caribou and Grizzly Bear Populations

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - As grizzly bear populations in western Canada make their way into winter hibernation this month scientists in Alberta are embarking on their next phase of ...


Nov 22, 2013, 12:44 ET Sustainable Forestry Initiative® and Scouts Canada Form Unique Partnership to Promote Environmental Stewardship

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) and Scouts Canada have announced a new partnership aimed at strengthening and expanding their mutual goals for...


Nov 14, 2013, 13:13 ET PEFC International Recognizes Global Leaders

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Inc. was recognized this week for the greatest increase in forest certification of the Programme for the...


Nov 05, 2013, 13:54 ET WBCSD Announces Inclusive Approach to Forest Certification

ISTANBUL, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a statement Monday that promotes the expansion of forest certification across the supply chain....


Oct 07, 2013, 11:22 ET Sustainable Forestry Initiative Announces Three New Board Members Representing Broad-ranging Stakeholder Interests

OTTAWA, Ontario and WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Three leaders have been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.® (SFI®) Board of Directors, to fill positions in each of...


Sep 18, 2013, 15:01 ET SFI® Honors National Geographic Society Sustainability Chief Hans Wegner for Lifelong Commitment to the Environment

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - This week, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) recognized Hans Wegner, Chief Sustainability Officer of the National Geographic Society, with the SFI...


Sep 18, 2013, 15:01 ET Honey Bee Forest Habitat Research Garners SFI® Conservation Leadership Award for Soterra, LLC and Pollinator Partnership

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Honey bees are in sharp decline in North America and Europe, jeopardizing their crucial role in pollinating crops that in the United States amount to about...


Jun 18, 2013, 19:01 ET SFI and Audubon Team Up Bird Scientists with Forest Managers to Implement Conservation Programs

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) announced today that it has awarded the National Audubon Society $60,000 under the SFI Conservation and Community...


May 28, 2013, 13:13 ET Habitat for Humanity Canada Executive Joins Sustainable Forestry Initiative Board

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, May 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Mark Rodgers, Chief Operating Officer of Habitat for Humanity Canada, has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI®) Board ...


Mar 06, 2013, 13:25 ET SFI Applauds EU's New Illegal Logging Rules

Forest Certification Will Be a Key Tool in Efforts to Crack Down on Illegal Logging WASHINGTON and STOCKHOLM, March 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of the Sustainable Forestry...


Feb 21, 2013, 10:35 ET New SFI Vice President to Promote Forest Conservation and Broaden Engagement with the Indigenous People of North America

OTTAWA, Ontario and WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Andrew de Vries has joined the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® as Vice President, Conservation, Indigenous and Government Relations. He will...


Feb 06, 2013, 14:17 ET SFI Pledges $400,000 In 2013 For Conservation Research

Nonprofit group supports sustainable forestry OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) announced today it will deliver up to $400,000 in 2013 to support research into...


Jun 27, 2012, 13:51 ET New Online Tool Supports Fight Against Illegal Logging

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The World Resources Institute (WRI) today announced the launch of the Forest Legality Risk Information Tool, an open-access global information website designed to...