Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI)®
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is a sustainable forest management program operated by SFI Inc. SFI Inc. governed by an 18-member board of directors made up of three chambers with equal membership: environmental, social and economic. The diversity of the board members reflects the variety of interests in the forestry community.
The SFI standard contains principles, objectives and performance measures for the objectives that include measurable indicators to help verify compliance with the objectives.
To assess conformance with the standards, SFI certified companies hire third-party independent auditors, who verify that the companies’ forest practices and environmental management system meet the requirements of the SFI standards. The audit verification is an ongoing process that ensures continuing conformance with the sustainable forest management and Fiber Sourcing standards.
Our WCSIC members provide support to elevate conservation value, and foster community engagement that promotes awareness of SFI and sustainable forestry practices.Learn More
SFI certified companies in Western Canada are guided by the WCSIC training policy. Here you will find all required and available training program details.Learn More
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