Fiber Sourcing Standard
Fiber Sourcing Standard The SFI 2015-2019 Fiber Sourcing Standard distinguishes SFI from all other forest certification programs in that it governs how SFI Program Participants procure fiber from non-certified forestland. This will encourage the spread of responsible forestry practices, given that about 90 percent of the world’s forests are uncertified there needs to be strong mechanism to promote responsible procurement from these lands. The SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard is for organizations that do not own or manage land but do procure wood directly from forests. Program Participants must show that the raw material in their supply chain comes from legal and responsible sources, whether the forests are certified or not. Primary producers must be third-party audited and certified to the SFI 2015-2019 Fiber Sourcing Standard.