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Our Supply Chain Helps Forests One SFI-Certified Box at a Time

An important aspect of our company philosophy is the recognition that we’re not separate from our environment: we’re part of the environment. Plants, humans, non-human animals, rivers, lakes, and forests sustain each other. And we all share this, our home planet, together. As a company, we strive to do our best to demonstrate our respect for the environment and we seek out suppliers who feel the same way. 

By |February 25th, 2020|Blog|

LEED Approach to Certification: Slogans or Science?

Who knows what U.S. Green Building Council hopes to achieve with its latest draft language on forest certification in LEED.  The new draft LEED requirement “FSC or better” feels more like a slogan than thoughtful language intended for a green building rating tool – probably because that’s exactly what it is.

By |March 6th, 2012|Blog|

SFI: We’re On a Recognition Roll

I’m so proud of the SFI community’s accomplishments and our shared commitment to responsible forest management, but it really hit home when I had a look at our December newsletter.

By |December 7th, 2011|Blog|

Responsible Forestry. Let’s Start with the Facts.

Today marks the launch of SFI’s In Case You Were Wondering section of the website. This part of the site is a resource for anyone with questions about forest certification or SFI and explains the values our program is grounded in, the importance of promoting responsible forest management and helps consumers make informed purchasing decisions.

By |November 8th, 2011|Blog|

Ending the Battle

I was impressed with a recent article by Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief of Building Design & Construction called End the Battle of FSC vs. SFI Wood in LEED.

By |August 19th, 2011|Blog|
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