Le Lézard
Classified in: Environment
Subject: Contract/Agreement

International Sustainable Forestry Coalition Welcomes New Member, Sumitomo Forestry

In September 2023, an international group of leading sustainable forestry companies launched the International Sustainable Forestry Coalition (ISFC) to support an increased contribution of the forestry sector to the transition to a sustainable society.

Today the ISFC is delighted to announce that Sumitomo Forestry has joined the coalition.

Sumitomo Forestry, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a globally respected forestry sector leader with a long and honourable history. The Company's history dates back to the seventeenth century when the Sumitomo family opened a copper mine in the Southern part of Japan and sourced timber for fuel and construction as well. Now, the company operates across the forestry value chain from forestry management, to wood processing, trading, wooden construction and biomass power generation. The firm is pursuing a long-term vision for the role of the forestry sector in the decarbonized society.

Sumitomo Forestry manages sustainable working forests in Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. It produces sustainable fibre-based building products and operates wooden construction businesses worldwide.

Convening Chair of the ISFC, Dr. David Brand said, "Sumitomo Forestry brings to the group a wealth of experience and is completely aligned around our principles as we all seek to support the transition to a circular bio-economy and sustainable land use systems that contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation and the conservation of nature."

President of Sumitomo Forestry Mr. Toshiro Mitsuyoshi said, "accelerating sustainable forestry and promoting wood products and wooden construction play a critical role in the decarbonization transition. By joining the ISFC, we can collectively contribute to seeing the value of sustainable forestry practices and wood products be recognized and this view prevails. We look forward to working with the members of the ISFC towards creating the decarbonized society and beyond."

These press releases may also interest you

at 23:25
Better Business Advice, a leading online platform for business and consumer guidance, has published a review of the best solar panel kit installation services available in 2024. The review shines a spotlight on three top companies in the industry:...

at 23:05
L&T Technology Services Limited (BSE: 540115, NSE: LTTS), a prominent global digital engineering and R&D services company, and AT&T, one of the largest telecommunications companies worldwide, today announced a strategic alliance aimed at curbing...

at 23:04
On February 19, 2024, BloombergNEF (BNEF), a globally renowned energy research organization, released its " 1Q 2024 Global PV Market Outlook" report, and announced the latest list of Tier 1 PV module manufacturers. DMEGC Solar was once again selected...

at 22:08
China Clean Expo 2024, organized by IM Sinoexpo and supported by ISSA ? The worldwide cleaning industry association, will return to Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on March 26th ? 29th, 2024. As a well-known comprehensive flagship...

at 18:56
Funded by a $100M grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Group14's advanced battery materials factory site was one of the first beneficiaries of the Bipartisan Infrastructure LawGroup14 hosted an advanced battery materials factory site tour and...

at 18:15
Frontier Lithium Inc. (FRA: HL2) ("Frontier" or the "Company") has reported financial results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2023. The financial statements and accompanying management's discussion and analysis for the period ended...

News published on and distributed by: