December 15, 2011

Paper Companies Team Up for Forest Certification Pilot Project in Maine

“An innovative pilot project involving Time Inc., Hearst Enterprises, National Geographic Society, Verso Paper and Sappi Fine Paper North America has led to 790,000 acres of additional forest lands being certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Standard in Maine.

The pilot was an extension of an earlier project that led to 620,000 acres being certified to the SFI 2010-2014 Standard in 2010—bringing the total of additional lands certified to the SFI Standard to 1.4 million acres.”

Read more here.