Rayonier EVP Doug Long is among three directors named to global leadership positions.
Submitted by Rayonier
LONDON, December 21, 2023 /CSRwire/ - After substantial participation at COP28 in Dubai, an expanding group of leading global sustainable forestry companies working together as the International Sustainable Forestry Coalition (ISFC), has announced the formalization of the organization.
The International Sustainable Forestry Coalition (ISFC) has successfully registered with Companies House in the United Kingdom as a not for profit Company limited by guarantee.
Three Directors of the Company are today being announced in global leadership positions.
ISFC Chair for 2024 will be Dr. David Brand, Executive Chair, New Forests.
ISFC Vice-Chair for 2024 will be Mr. Doug Long, Executive Vice President and Chief Resource Officer, Rayonier.
ISFC Treasurer for 2024 will be Mr. John Kornerup Bang, Senior Vice President, Sustainability Transformation, Stora Enso.
Executive Director of the ISFC Mr. Ross Hampton said, “There are now 13 of the world’s largest forestry companies supporting the mission of the ISFC and aiming to take a more active role in the vital conversations about the transition to a sustainable society. Our members steward and manage more than twelve and half million hectares (31 million acres) in thirty countries on all forest growing continents. The ISFC has been well received at both New York Climate Week in September and then at COP28 in Dubai. Successfully creating the UK based company will allow the group to scale up its activities and contributions to the policy processes supporting the pivot to a truly sustainable circular bioeconomy.”
R Hampton Executive Director
International Sustainable Forestry Coalition
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Rayonier (NYSE:RYN) is a leading timberland real estate investment trust with assets located in some of the most productive softwood timber growing regions in the United States and New Zealand. We own or lease under long-term agreements approximately 2.8 million acres of timberlands located in the U.S. South, U.S. Pacific Northwest and New Zealand. We are More than trees because we recognize that our 90+ years of success in the timberland industry comes from our people, an empowering culture and the courage to constantly challenge “the way it’s always been done.” Get to know us at www.rayonier.com.
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