SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard: Section Two

Submitted by Climate Risk Institute | published 20th Sep 2022 | last updated 8th Nov 2022
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SFI Forest Management Standard

Summary

This resource was submitted by the Climate Risk Institute for the CanAdapt Climate Change Adaptation Community of Practice. 

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What the Forest Management Standard Does

The SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard promotes sustainable forestry based on 13 Principles, 17 Objectives, 41 Performance Measures and 114 Indicators. These requirements include measures to protect water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk and Forests with Exceptional Conservation Value.

What the Forest Management Standard Covers

The SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard applies to any Certified Organization that owns or has management authority for forestlands. 

Geographic Application of the Forest Management Standard

The SFI 2022 Forest Management Standard applies to organizations in the United States and Canada.