December 15, 2015 – Emeryville, CA – SCS Global Services is pleased to celebrate six Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification clients recently honored at the 2015 FSC Leadership Awards. Each organization received this distinction for demonstrating leadership in responsible forestry in a unique way, and each currently holds an FSC certification issued by SCS.
“These organizations have an abiding and demonstrable commitment to the health of forests, and the wellbeing of the economies and communities where they do business,” said SCS . . .
GreenWood Resources earns Forest Stewardship Council Leadership Award for Headquarters Expansion and Renovation
PORTLAND, Ore. — December 3, 2015 — GreenWood Resources, Inc., a Portland-based global investment and timber management company, has received a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Leadership Award, which recognizes excellence in the use of FSC-certified products and a commitment to responsible forest management.
Thirteen companies from across the country earned awards from FSC, an independent nonprofit organization that promotes environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically prosperous management of the world’s forests.
GreenWood’s award in the Design & Build category honors a commercial, . . .
Responsibly Grown Wood Distinguishes GreenWood Resources’ Headquarters Expansion
Office Expansion, Assessed by SCS Global Services, Earns Forest Stewardship Council® Project Certification
Emeryville, CA – September 16, 2014. GreenWood Resources (GWR), a global investment and timber management company, has received the seventh U.S.-based Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Project Certification for its headquarters office expansion, assessed by third-party auditor, SCS Global Services (SCS). All of the timber and wood products used in this project have earned FSC certification. At least 50% of the wood has . . .
NEW YORK, August 2, 2012 – TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services provider, today announced it has acquired a majority stake in GreenWood Resources, Inc. (GWR), one of the nation’s leading timberland investment management organizations. The combination strengthens the size, geographic diversification and scalability of TIAA-CREF’s natural resources platform and underscores the firm’s commitment to sustainable environmental practices.
Timber assets can serve as a source of portfolio diversification and a potentially stronger hedge against inflation as compared to publicly traded equities and . . .
Greenwood Resources Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials and Forest Stewardship Council Certifications
Geneva, 4 February 2014 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) is pleased to announce that GreenWood Tree Farm Fund, LP (GTFF) has become the first short rotation forest plantation worldwide to earn certification under the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB). The RSB certification covers GTFF’s cultivation, management and harvesting of coppiced poplar trees, used as biomass feedstock for the cellulosic ethanol industry or pelletized for direct combustion in biomass electric plants.
GTFF is also the first plantation to be jointly . . .
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International Paper & GreenWood Resources to Develop Europe’s Biggest Biomass Plantation
Brussels Belgium, – March 19th, 2012 – International Paper has signed an agreement with GreenWood Resources to develop a biomass plantation in Pomerania, Poland which will be the largest of its kind in Europe. GreenWood Resources (GWR) Poland will manage the project in cooperation with . . .
Public and Private Sectors Applaud USDA Announcement to Spur Job Creation in Research, Development and Production of Next Generation Biofuels
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2011– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five major agricultural research projects today aimed at developing regional, renewable energy markets, generating rural jobs, and decreasing America’s dependence on foreign oil. Altogether, the five-year program will deliver more than $136 million in research and development grants to public and private sector partners in 22 states.
Leaders from academia and the public and private sectors praised the efforts as an opportunity to create thousands of new jobs and drive economic development . . .
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Major Investments to Spur Innovation and Job Creation in Research, Development and Production of Next Generation Biofuels
SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2011— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced five major agricultural research projects today aimed at developing regional, renewable energy markets, generating rural jobs, and decreasing America’s dependence on foreign oil. Altogether, the five- year program will deliver more than $136 million in research and development grants to public and private sector partners in 22 states. University partners from the states of Washington, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Iowa will lead the projects, which focus in part on developing aviation biofuels . . .
GreenWood Resources and Partners Awarded Two $40 million Bio-energy Grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Portland, Oregon. – September 28, 2011 – GreenWood Resources (GWR), a worldwide leader in hybrid poplar management for multiple wood markets and environmental services headquartered in Portland, announced today that it is taking part in two $40 million grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the development of hybrid poplar bio- energy crops for the region’s renewable transportation fuels industry. In the first of the two awards, GWR will participate in a consortium led by the University of . . .
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GREENWOOD RESOURCES CHINA ANNOUNCES THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BRANCH OFFICE IN JIANGXI, CHINA
Beijing, China – April 22, 2011 – GreenWood Resources China, Ltd. (“GWR China”) is pleased to announce the establishment of GreenWood Resources (Beijing) Forestry Co., Ltd. Jingdezhen Branch (“GWR JDZ”) in Jiangxi China and the introduction of Mr. Jinzhong Ma as the new General Manager of the branch office. The new organization provides on the ground property management and crop care services to approximately 6,700 . . .