Drax Biomass is a manufacturer of compressed wood pellets produced from sustainably managed working forests. Headquartered in Monroe, LA, with operations across the Southeastern U.S., the company is committed to supporting the communities in which we operate by promoting sustainable forestry and investing in local economic development.
Our pellets allow electric utilities to reduce their dependence on coal, lower carbon emissions and provide new sources of safe, reliable and affordable power. Drax Biomass is a subsidiary of Drax Group plc, which is playing a vital role in helping to deliver a better future by changing the way energy is generated, supplied and used.
Outland, a division of Dexterra is a leader in forestry services within the private and public sector, offering operations in tree planting, fire suppression support, and vegetation management. Outland collaborates with Dexterra and Horizon North to provide remote work force accommodations and catering coast to coast. Outland proudly supports The Outland Youth Employment Program, a national network of innovative training, education, and work opportunities for Indigenous youth that includes our award winning six-week land-based summer program. https://www.oyep.ca/
Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) is a leading timberland real estate investment trust with assets located in some of the most productive softwood timber growing regions in the United States and New Zealand. We own, lease or manage approximately 2.7 million acres of timberlands. We are More than trees because we recognize that our 90+ years of success in the timberland industry comes from our people, an empowering culture and the courage to constantly challenge “the way it’s always been done. https://www.rayonier.com/
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products and papers, which are marketed in over 50 countries. The company owns or operates some 40 facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada. Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. Learn more: www.resolutefp.com
WestRock connects people to products through innovative, sustainable fiber-based packaging solutions for consumer and corrugated packaging markets. We partner with customers to help them win in the marketplace and deliver on their sustainability goals. Driven by our shared purpose, WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. With a proud legacy in sustainable forestry, an extensive network of mills, converting and recycling facilities, automation technology and materials science capabilities, we are imagining and delivering on the promise of a sustainable future. We believe fiber-based packaging, the very core of our business and sustainability platform, plays a central role in advancing a more circular economy. Learn more at: www.westrock.com
Weyerhaeuser is one of the world’s largest timber, land and forest products companies. The company employs approximately 9,300 people in businesses that grow, harvest and sell trees, and that make a range of wood products essential to everyday life. The company began operations in 1900 and today owns or controls 10.7 million acres of timberlands in the U.S. It also manages millions more timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada. Weyerhaeuser manages these timberlands on a sustainable basis in compliance with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Forest Management standard and all 35 of the company’s wood products facilities operate under the SFI Fiber Sourcing standard. Weyerhaeuser believes forests are the most sustainable and versatile resource on earth and when they are managed the right way, those forests will last forever.
Weyerhaeuser people are serious about safety, sustainability, citizenship and inclusion, are driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what they do. In 2020, Weyerhaeuser launched a new Sustainability Strategy structured around three core areas: maintaining their strong foundation of ESG (environmental, social and governance) activities, goals and progress; strengthening the integration of sustainability into processes and priorities of their businesses; and demonstrating the positive impacts of their work on climate change, rural communities and homes from everyone. Learn more at: www.weyerhaeuser.com
SFI has issued updated guidance regarding audit restrictions due to COVID-19. We recognize that other requirements related to implementing the SFI Standards, such as logger training, may be disrupted while travel and gatherings are restricted. SFI will issue further guidance as warranted. Questions about audits or standard requirements should be directed to Gregor Macintosh, SFI Senior Director of Standards, at Gregor.email@example.com.