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SFC and 23 Other Diverse Business Groups Defend Clean Power Plan; Court Brief Says Plan Protects Businesses and Economy from Climate Change

Edenton, NC — Recently, 25 business groups including the Sustainable Furnishings Council, announced that they are filing a friend of the court brief (an “amicus brief”) in support of the national Clean Power Plan, the strongest action to-date for addressing climate change.  These groups represent a broad range of industries and regions nationwide.

Using “Green” to Market Products Not the Best Way to Reach Green-Minded Consumers Other Findings of New Study Confirm Concerns on Environmental Issues Inside and Outside the Home, and the Actions Being Taken to Address Them

2016 research sponsored by 

ROOM & BOARD OPPOSES NORTH CAROLINA’S HB2 LAW

MINNEAPOLIS (March 31, 2016) — Room & Board, a Minneapolis-based retailer 
 
offering modern American-made furniture and accessories, today announced its 
 
opposition to the passage of HB2 in the North Carolina General Assembly. 
 
“HB2 is contrary to Room & Board’s principles and values. The law will negatively 
 
impact the home furnishings industry, which is a significant contributor to the state’s 
 

Susan Inglis to lecture at imm cologne, January 18

What is Sustainable Furniture, anyway? Find out in this presentation by Sustainable Furnishings Council Executive Director Susan Inglis. Learn what sustainability issues we impact as we make choices in our furnishings, and then learn some key questions to ask and answers to look for as you specify product, whether furnishings or accessories, in wood, leather, textiles, and other materials. Content includes an overview of Sustainable Furnishings Council’s work and an impression of the certified sustainability training course GREENleaders.

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