Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Inc. is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management in the United States and Canada. It is responsible for maintaining the SFI program, which was first launched in 1994 and includes the SFI certification standard. The SFI standard became a national standard backed by third-party audits in 1998.
SFI’s standards development process meets PEFC requirements for standards development, which are based on ISO requirements.
Standard for Forest Management:
This standard is based on sustainability principles that include both land management and fiber sourcing objectives.