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Green Building Market To Hit $173.5 Billion by 2015, Environmental Leader, July 10, 2010

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Making the Brand: Using Brand Management to Encourage Market Acceptance of Forestry Certification, Misty L. Archambault, Notes, 81 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1400, 1405–1406 (2006)

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Forest Certification Assessment Guide,  WWF/World Bank Global Forest Alliance, July 2006

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A Cost Benefit Analysis of Forest Certification at The Forestland Group, Jenna Schreiber, December 7, 2012 (unpublished Masters dissertation, Duke University)

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Are There Economic Benefits from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification? An Analysis of Pennsylvania State Forest Timber Sales, Terrence Bensel et al., April 8, 2008 (working paper)

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International Paper – About Certifying the Supply Chain, http://www.internationalpaper.com/US/EN/Company/Sustainability/SupplyChainCertification.html

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The GfK Roper Yale Survey on Environmental Issues, GfK Roper Public Affairs and Yale University (2008)

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2012 Green Building Market Barometer, Turner Construction Company

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How genuine are “natural” products?, Nikki MacDonald, The Southland Times, February 18, 2013

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Sorting through confusing “green” product claims, The Seattle Times, July 20, 2010

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Want a green house? Prepare to be confused, Jennifer Alsever, NBC News, May 7, 2007

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Two Timber Firms Pretending To Be “Green,” Groups Allege, Blaine Harden, The Washington Post, December 24, 2006

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Spread of Ecolabels Vexes Cleaning Product Makers, Michael McCoy, Chemical and Engineering News, January 28, 2013

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Too May Eco-Labels ‘Overwhelming,’ Companies Say, Environmental Leader, August 9, 2012

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SFI webpage:  Basics of SFI

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SFI webpage:  Setting the record straight

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SFI publication:  Building green through forest certification

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SFI publication:  SFI: Taking Action Against Illegal Logging

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SFI publication:  SFI: Promoting Responsible Forest Management and Sourcing

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SFI 2007 marketing workshop presentation:  Promoting the Standard & Sharing Ideas

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SFI publication:  Consumer and Customer Research Reinforces the Power of SFI as a Sign of Responsible Forestry

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SFI publication:  SFI Inc. – Balanced and Independent

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April 23, 2009 SFI letter to the Washington Forest Law Center re: financial support

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SFI 2012 Annual Report

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SFI 2011 IRS Form 990

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SFI Bylaws, October 15, 2012

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Resources for the Future, 2011 Annual Report

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Resources for the Future, Board of Directors as of October 2012

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SFI Standard, Section 8:  Development and Interpretations Process

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SFI Standard, Section 1: Introduction

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SFI Board of Directors, 2008 Winter Meeting, Briefing Note

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SFI webpage:  SFI Standard Development Process

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SFI 2010 IRS Form 990

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SFI External Review Panel Operating Charter, adopted June 7, 2007

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SFI webpage:  Introduction to the SFI Standard

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Requirements for the SFI 2010-2014 Program:  Standards, Rules For Label Use, Procedures and Guidance

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SFI’s Interpretations for the SFI 2010-2014 Program Requirements: Standards, Rules for Label Use, Procedures and Guidance

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SFI publication:  Consumer and Customer Research Reinforces the Power of SFI as a Sign of Responsible Forestry

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September 12, 2012 joint press release:  Leading Publishers Partner with SFI in Responsible Forestry

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SFI publication:  What Others are Saying

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SFI publication:  SFI: Promoting Responsible Forest Management and Sourcing

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Educational advertisement sponsored by SFI:  Certified Wood Branches Out: Forest Certification’s Evolving Role in Green Building Rating Systems

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SFI publication:  SFI and Green Building

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SFI publication:  Government and SFI: Partnering to Help Responsible Forestry Gain More Ground

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SFI advertisement:  Two Ways to Show Your Commitment to Green Building

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SFI publication:  A Quick Guide to the SFI Chain-of-Custody Standard

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SFI 2009 Annual Report

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2007 Illinois Charitable Organization Report and IRS 990 Form

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2008 Illinois Charitable Organization Report and IRS 990 Form

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2009 Illinois Charitable Organization Report and IRS 990 Form

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SFI 2008 Annual Report

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September 24, 2008 SFI press release:  SFI Inc. Launches New On-Product Labels: Satisfies Government, Business, Consumer Desire for Detailed Information Supporting “Green” Claims

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August 2005 Harris Interactive Case Study:  Saving an American Industry

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September 7, 2011 ForestEthics letter to SFI

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October 1, 2012 FTC press release:  FTC Issues Revised “Green Guides”

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SFI webpage:  Labels & Claims