While in High Point, be sure to pick up your copy of SFC’s Guide to Green at High Point Market! These helpful maps list SFC Member companies, which are committed to sustainability. Available at all information booths and at the door of each building, or download here!
On Saturday, October 19, SFC welcomes one and all to enjoy a light breakfast and discuss The State of Sustainability in Home Furnishings. We will also present updates on various initiatives, including the Wood Furniture Scorecard, “What’s it made of?”, and others. Get involved and make a difference -- to your business and to our future! Please RSVP for this event.
October 19, 8am - 9am, Suites at Market Square, Top Floor Seminar Room.
Halting deforestation is critical. Which furniture companies are working to protect forests around the world? SFC celebrates them with the release of the 2019 Wood Furniture Scorecard! We’ll have a lively and informative discussion of the results, featuring THE top scoring company: Cisco Brothers. Also attending will be representatives of other Top Scoring companies, and representatives from the ENGO's that made it possible: the National Wildlife Federation and the Forest Stewardship Council. Speakers include Cisco Pinedo of Cisco Brothers; Jason Grant, consultant to National Wildlife Federation; and Roger Taylor, US South Regional Manager for Forest Stewardship Council. SFC Executive Director Susan Inglis will moderate. Please RSVP for this event.
October 19, 4pm - 5pm, Cisco’s Mill Village showroom, 1014 Mill Avenue.
Sustainable Furnishings Council and Zoe Bios Creative co-host a discussion with Dr. Susanna Paisley on Biodiversity in Design. Dr. Paisley is a Conservation Biologist and also the founder of her own wallpaper and textile company, Newton Paisley. She established the company not only to provide us with beautiful surfaces, but also to tell the stories of neglected and endangered species. Learn why that matters, and how working with SFC can enhance your choices in products and projects. Help save earth’s biodiversity! Please register here for this event.
October 21, 10:30am - 11:30am, High Point Tile & Marble Building, 108-110 S. Elm Street.
We're excited to see you there!